Education

Fellowship
Pediatric Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospital, 2004
Residency
General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002
Fellowship
Infant Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999
Internship
General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
Degree
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1995

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 2006
Surgery
American Board of Surgery, 2003

Gender

Male

State License

A86450
  • About Me

    About Me

    Stephen Shew, MD, FACS, FAAP is a pediatric surgeon who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine faculty since 2004. Dr. Shew earned his B.A. in Biochemistry and Philosophy at the University of California at San Diego, and M.D. at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his general surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals and trained in pediatric surgery at Children's Mercy Hospital, specializing in minimally invasive surgery for infants and children. Dr. Shew is board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is an accredited Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

    Dr. Shew is actively involved in medical school education for students and residents rotating through the pediatric and surgical services at UCLA School of Medicine. He has completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the USDA - Children's Nutrition Research Center in Houston, where he worked on protein and energy metabolism of infants utilizing stable isotope methodologies. He has also completed a graduate training program in Translational Investigation at UCLA.

    His laboratory research at UCLA centers on a novel approach to investigating production of glutathione (the major antioxidant in the body) in critically ill infants in order to determine ways they can recover from their illness without injury from oxidative stress and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health as well as a grant from the Cargill Foundation.

    Dr. Shew also investigates broad scale pediatric surgical outcomes for quality health policy measures and works with the state of Califorina's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Children's Health Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 265
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-206-2429
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Pediatric Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 2006
    Surgery
    American Board of Surgery, 2003

    Education

    Fellowship
    Pediatric Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospital, 2004
    Residency
    General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002
    Fellowship
    Infant Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999
    Internship
    General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 1996
    Degree
    MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1995
  • Clinical Interests
    • Colorectal (colon, rectum and anus)
    • Fundoplication
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Hepatobiliary
    • Ileoanal Pull Through
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Oncology
    • Pancreas
    • Pectus Excavatum / Carinatum
    • Pediatrics
    • Surgical Nutrition
    • Thyroid
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Neonatal metabolism and nutrition, Pediatric Surgical quality outcomes (national and state level).

    Publications

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • National Institutes of Health - Career Development Award