Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Amber L. Shada, MD, FACS

  • Surgery (General)
Amber L. Shada, MD, FACS


Dr. Shada is fellowship trained in Advanced Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery, and is board certified in General Surgery. She specializes in minimally invasive techniques for esophageal and gastric disorders, abdominal wall hernias and gall bladder disorders. She also has special expertise in advanced endoscopic surgery.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Surgery
    Medical School
    • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

    Advanced Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Oregon Clinic at Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR

    • University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA
    • University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)
    • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Barrett's Esophagus
    • Enterra™ Therapy Gastric Pacemaker
    • LINX Reflux Management System
    • Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy
    • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
    • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
    • Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • Peroral Endoscopic Mytomy (POEM)
    • Robotic Gastrectomy
    • Robotic Heller Myotomy
    • Robotic Nissen Fundoplication
    • Robotic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
    • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication
    • Upper GI Surgery
    • Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair

    Research and publications

    Dr. Shada's research interests focus on endoscopic device development, clinical trials in esophageal, foregut and general surgery and clinical outcomes in esophageal and foregut surgery.