Gopi Shah, M.D.

Gopi Shah, M.D.

  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Sinus Disease


Gopi Shah, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric sinus disease, including the surgical management of complex endoscopic skull base surgery as well as the management of chronic sinusitis in cystic fibrosis patients.

Dr. Shah earned her medical degree at the Tulane University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and received advanced training in pediatric otolaryngology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2014.

Dr. Shah is Director of UTSW’s Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship and Co-director of UTSW’s Airway Simulation Lab for residents. In additions, she serves as the surgical representative-at-large for the Medical Executive Committee at Children’s Health in Dallas.

She has delivered numerous presentations and published a number of academic articles. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, the American Rhinologic Society, and Women in Rhinology.

Dr. Shah has been a D Magazine Best Doctor every year since 2015.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Tulane University School of Medicine (2003-2007)
  • Residency - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2007-2012), Otolaryngology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2014), Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2012-2013), Research
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • American Rhinologic Society
  • Women in Rhinology
Honors & Awards
  • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2020
  • Nomination for President’s Award for Diversity and Humanism in Clinical Care 2020, UT Southwestern’s Annual Leaders in Clinical Excellence Awards
  • Nomination for Rising Star Award 2018-2019, UT Southwestern’s Annual Leaders in Clinical Excellence Awards
  • Chief Resident Appreciation Award 2018, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Best Doctors 2015-2019, D Magazine
  • Provider of the Month 2015, Children’s Health Medical Center
  • Richard W. Freeman Prize 2007, Tulane School of Medicine
  • James W. McLaurin M.D. Award 2007, Tulane School of Medicine
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society 2006, Tulane School of Medicine
  • Fulbright Teaching Scholar 2002-2003, Mokpo, South Korea
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Sinus Disease
  • Surgical Management of Complex Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
  • Management of Chronic Sinusitis in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

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