Nikhil Shastri, MD

Nikhil Shastri, MD


Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Lab

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Advanced Endoscopy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Disorder
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy-Endoscopy
  • Common Bile Duct Stones
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic Management Of Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Management Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • bile Duct Cancer
  • endoscopic Ablation: Barrx And TruFreeze
  • endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
  • esophageal Disorders
  • single Balloon Enteroscopy

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
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