Nikhil Shastri, MD


Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Lab

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Disorder
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy-Endoscopy
  • Common Bile Duct Stones
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Ablation: Barrx And TruFreeze
  • Endoscopic Management Of Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Management Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Esophageal Disorders
  • Esophagus Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Invasive Gastroenterology
  • Large Colon Polyps
  • Natural Orifice Trans-lumenal Endoscopic Surgery
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreas Disorders
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Single Balloon Enteroscopy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy

About Dr. Shastri

Cooking, Family Time, Patient Education, Education of medical students and fellows

Medical Education

Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine, West Indies
Medical College of Wisconsin - Gastroenterology, Henry Ford Hospital - Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (ERCP/EUS)

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Gastroenterology

  • Treatment of asthma exacerbations with the human-powered nebuliser: a randomised parallel-group clinical trial Hallberg, C. J.; Lysaught, M. T.; Najarro, R. A.; Cea Gil, F.; Villatoro, C.; Diaz de Uriarte, A. C.; Olson, L. E., NPJ primary care respiratory medicine
  • Cercariform cells: another cytologic feature distinguishing solid pseudopapillary neoplasms from pancreatic endocrine neoplasms and acinar cell carcinomas in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirates Samad, A.; Shah, A. A.; Stelow, E. B.; Alsharif, M.; Cameron, S. E.; Pambuccian, S. E., Cancer Cytopathology
  • Patient barriers to follow-up care for breast and cervical cancer abnormalities Tejeda, S.; Darnell, J. S.; Cho, Y. I.; Stolley, M. R.; Markossian, T. W.; Calhoun, E. A., Journal of women's health (2002)
  • Follow-up and timeliness after an abnormal cancer screening among underserved urban women in a patient navigation program, Markossian, T. W.; Darnell, J. S.; Calhoun, E. A., Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology
  • Knowledge of Palliative and End-of-Life Care by Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists Callahan, Margaret, Faut; Breakwell, Susan; Suhayda, Rosemarie, AANA Journal
  • Ciliary body medulloepithelioma: four cases associated with pleuropulmonary blastoma--a report from the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Registry Priest, J. R.; Williams, G. M.; Manera, R.; Jenkinson, H.; Brundler, M. A.; Davis, S.; Murray, T. G.; Galliani, C. A.; Dehner, L. P., The British journal of ophthalmology
  • Mechanical stress-induced sarcomere assembly for cardiac muscle growth in length and width Russell, B.; Curtis, M. W.; Koshman, Y. E.; Samarel, A. M., Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology
  • Advanced triple procedure: upside-down phacoemulsification posterior chamber intraocular lens, and Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)., John, T.; Shah, A. A., Annals of Ophthalmology
  • Assessing validity and reliability of resting metabolic rate in six gas analysis systems. Cooper, J. A.; Watras, A. C.; O'Brien, M. J.; Luke, A.; Dobratz, J. R.; Earthman, C. P.; Schoeller, D. A., Journal of the American Dietetic Association
  • CapZ dynamics are altered by endothelin-1 and phenylephrine via PIP2- and PKC-dependent mechanisms. Hartman, T. J.; Martin, J. L.; Solaro, R. J.; Samarel, A. M.; Russell, B., American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology
  • IL2RA genetic heterogeneity in multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes susceptibility and soluble interleukin-2 receptor production Maier, L. M.; Lowe, C. E.; Cooper, J.; Downes, K.; Anderson, D. E.; Severson, C.; Clark, P. M.; Healy, B.; Walker, N.; Aubin, C.; Oksenberg, J. R.; Hauser, S. L.; Compston, A.; Sawcer, S.; International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium; De Jager, P. L.; Wicker, L. S.; Todd, J. A.; Hafler, D. A., PLoS Genetics
  • New surgical technique: upside-down phacoemulsification with posterior chamber intraocular lens and Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK). John, T.; Shah, A. A., Annals of Ophthalmology
  • Predicting drug susceptibility of non-small cell lung cancers based on genetic lesions Sos, M. L.; Michel, K.; Zander, T.; Weiss, J.; Frommolt, P.; Peifer, M.; Li, D.; Ullrich, R.; Koker, M.; Fischer, F.; Shimamura, T.; Rauh, D.; Mermel, C.; Fischer, S.; Stuckrath, I.; Heynck, S.; Beroukhim, R.; Lin, W.; Winckler, W.; Shah, K.; LaFramboise, T.; Moriarty, W. F.; Hanna, M.; Tolosi, L.; Rahnenfuhrer, J.; Verhaak, R.; Chiang, D.; Getz, G.; Hellmich, M.; Wolf, J.; Girard, L.; Peyton, M.; Weir, B. A.; Chen, T. H.; Greulich, H.; Barretina, J.; Shapiro, G. I.; Garraway, L. A.; Gazdar, A. F.; Minna, J. D.; Meyerson, M.; Wong, K. K.; Thomas, R. K., The Journal of clinical investigation
  • Use of trypan blue stain in endothelial keratoplasty. John, T.; Shah, A. A., Annals of Ophthalmology
  • "Ghost" publications among applicants to a general surgery residency program. Kuo, P. C.; Schroeder, R. A.; Shah, A.; Shah, J.; Jacobs, D. O.; Pietrobon, R., Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Delivery and visualization of proteins conjugated to quantum dots in cardiac myocytes. Koshman, Y. E.; Waters, S. B.; Walker, L. A.; Los, T.; de Tombe, P. P.; Goldspink, P. H.; Russell, B., Journal of Molecular & Cellular Cardiology
  • Early detection of erlotinib treatment response in NSCLC by 3'-deoxy-3'-[F]-fluoro-L-thymidine ([F]FLT) positron emission tomography (PET) Ullrich, R. T.; Zander, T.; Neumaier, B.; Koker, M.; Shimamura, T.; Waerzeggers, Y.; Borgman, C. L.; Tawadros, S.; Li, H.; Sos, M. L.; Backes, H.; Shapiro, G. I.; Wolf, J.; Jacobs, A. H.; Thomas, R. K.; Winkeler, A., PLoS ONE
  • Hsp90 inhibition suppresses mutant EGFR-T790M signaling and overcomes kinase inhibitor resistance Shimamura, T.; Li, D.; Ji, H.; Haringsma, H. J.; Liniker, E.; Borgman, C. L.; Lowell, A. M.; Minami, Y.; McNamara, K.; Perera, S. A.; Zaghlul, S.; Thomas, R. K.; Greulich, H.; Kobayashi, S.; Chirieac, L. R.; Padera, R. F.; Kubo, S.; Takahashi, M.; Tenen, D. G.; Meyerson, M.; Wong, K. K.; Shapiro, G. I., Cancer research
  • Impact of body mass index on outcomes after robot assisted radical prostatectomy. Castle, E. P.; Atug, F.; Woods, M.; Thomas, R.; Davis, R., World journal of urology
  • Robot-assisted extended pelvic lymphadenectomy. Woods, M.; Thomas, R.; Davis, R.; Andrews, P. E.; Ferrigni, R. G.; Cheng, J.; Castle, E. P., Journal of Endourology
  • Robot-assisted radical cystectomy in women: technique and initial experience. Lowentritt, B. H.; Castle, E. P.; Woods, M.; Davis, R.; Thomas, R., Journal of Endourology
  • Use of azithromycin ophthalmic solution in the treatment of chronic mixed anterior blepharitis. John, T.; Shah, A. A., Annals of Ophthalmology
  • Volvox species in the Pap test of a 24-year-old female. Vasquez, J. B.; Smith, S. V.; Thomas, R.; Yong, S. L.; Wojcik, E. M., Diagnostic cytopathology
  • Bronchial and peripheral murine lung carcinomas induced by T790M-L858R mutant EGFR respond to HKI-272 and rapamycin combination therapy Li, D.; Shimamura, T.; Ji, H.; Chen, L.; Haringsma, H. J.; McNamara, K.; Liang, M. C.; Perera, S. A.; Zaghlul, S.; Borgman, C. L.; Kubo, S.; Takahashi, M.; Sun, Y.; Chirieac, L. R.; Padera, R. F.; Lindeman, N. I.; Janne, P. A.; Thomas, R. K.; Meyerson, M. L.; Eck, M. J.; Engelman, J. A.; Shapiro, G. I.; Wong, K. K., CANCER CELL
  • Cardiac dysfunction and heart failure are associated with abnormalities in the subcellular distribution and amounts of oligomeric muscle LIM protein. Boateng, S. Y.; Belin, R. J.; Geenen, D. L.; Margulies, K. B.; Martin, J. L.; Hoshijima, M.; de Tombe, P. P.; Russell, B., American Journal of Physiology - Heart & Circulatory Physiology
  • Little science big science: strategies for research portfolio selection in academic surgery departments., Shah, A.; Pietrobon, R.; Cook, C.; Sheth, N. P.; Nguyen, L.; Guo, L.; Jacobs, D. O.; Kuo, P. C., Annals of Surgery
  • The major lung cancer-derived mutants of ERBB2 are oncogenic and are associated with sensitivity to the irreversible EGFR/ERBB2 inhibitor HKI-272 Minami, Y.; Shimamura, T.; Shah, K.; LaFramboise, T.; Glatt, K. A.; Liniker, E.; Borgman, C. L.; Haringsma, H. J.; Feng, W.; Weir, B. A.; Lowell, A. M.; Lee, J. C.; Wolf, J.; Shapiro, G. I.; Wong, K. K.; Meyerson, M.; Thomas, R. K., Oncogene
  • Bromodomain and histone acetyltransferase domain specificities control mixed lineage leukemia phenotype. Santillan, D. A.; Theisler, C. M.; Ryan, A. S.; Popovic, R.; Stuart, T.; Zhou, M. M.; Alkan, S.; Zeleznik-Le, N. J., Cancer research
  • Epidermal growth factor receptor variant III mutations in lung tumorigenesis and sensitivity to tyrosine kinase inhibitors Ji, H.; Zhao, X.; Yuza, Y.; Shimamura, T.; Li, D.; Protopopov, A.; Jung, B. L.; McNamara, K.; Xia, H.; Glatt, K. A.; Thomas, R. K.; Sasaki, H.; Horner, J. W.; Eck, M.; Mitchell, A.; Sun, Y.; Al-Hashem, R.; Bronson, R. T.; Rabindran, S. K.; Discafani, C. M.; Maher, E.; Shapiro, G. I.; Meyerson, M.; Wong, K. K., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • Non-small-cell lung cancer and Ba/F3 transformed cells harboring the ERBB2 G776insV_G/C mutation are sensitive to the dual-specific epidermal growth factor receptor and ERBB2 inhibitor HKI-272 Shimamura, T.; Ji, H.; Minami, Y.; Thomas, R. K.; Lowell, A. M.; Shah, K.; Greulich, H.; Glatt, K. A.; Meyerson, M.; Shapiro, G. I.; Wong, K. K., Cancer research
  • Robotics in urologic surgery: an evolving new technology Atug, F.; Castle, E. P.; Woods, M.; Davis, R.; Thomas, R., International Journal of Urology
  • Transperitoneal versus extraperitoneal robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy: is one better than the other?. Atug, F.; Castle, E. P.; Woods, M.; Srivastav, S. K.; Thomas, R.; Davis, R., Urology
  • Robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children. Atug, F.; Woods, M.; Burgess, S. V.; Castle, E. P.; Thomas, R., Journal of Urology
  • Short-term timecourse of bilateral pudendal nerve injury on leak-point pressure in female rats. Ahn, H.; Lin, D. L.; Esparza, N.; Damaser, M. S., Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development
  • Special feature. Quality of life in women following coronary artery bypass graft surgery Penckofer, S.; Ferrans, C. E.; Fink, N.; Barrett, M. L.; Holm, K., Nursing science quarterly
  • Technical modifications for robot-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty. Mendez-Torres, F.; Woods, M.; Thomas, R., Journal of Endourology
  • The downstream financial effect of hepatology. Cohen, S. M.; Gundlapalli, S.; Shah, A. R.; Johnson, T. J.; Rechner, J. A.; Jensen, D. M., Hepatology
  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy of solid renal masses without hilar clamping using a monopolar radio frequency device. Urena, R.; Mendez, F.; Woods, M.; Thomas, R.; Davis, R., Journal of Urology
  • Infection with chronic hepatitis C virus and liver transplantation: a role for interferon therapy before transplantation. Thomas, R. M.; Brems, J. J.; Guzman-Hartman, G.; Yong, S.; Cavaliere, P.; Van Thiel, D. H., Liver Transplantation
  • Minimal access closure of patent foramen ovale: is it also recommended for patients with paradoxical emboli? Deeik, R. K.; Thomas, R. M.; Sakiyalak, P.; Botkin, S.; Blakeman, B.; Bakhos, M., The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Use of hepatitis B core antibody-positive donors in orthotopic liver transplantation. Holt, D.; Thomas, R.; Van Thiel, D.; Brems, J. J., Archives of Surgery
  • Form follows function: how muscle shape is regulated by work Russell, B.; Motlagh, D.; Ashley, W. W., Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md.: 1985)
  • Tenotomy decreases reporter protein synthesis via the 3'-untranslated region of the beta-myosin heavy chain mRNA Ashley, W. W., Jr; Russell, B., American journal of physiology.Cell physiology
  • Ultrastructure of detrusor and urethral smooth muscle in women with urinary incontinence. FitzGerald, M. P.; Russell, B.; Hale, D.; Benson, J. T.; Brubaker, L., American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology