Faculty & Staff

· Alex Aspinall
· Dorothy Li
· Matthew Woo
· Meena Mathivanan
· Michelle Buresi
· Milli Gupta
· Tiffany Poon
· Tushar Shukla

South Health Campus

Tushar Shukla, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Group

Phone: 403-956-4109  Fax: 403-956-4027

Curriculum Vitae

Tushar Shukla obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Ottawa in 2013, and subsequently completed Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology residency training at the University of Ottawa. He then pursued specialized training in the management of complex inflammatory bowel disease as the Present/Levison Advanced Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fellow at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.   

Dr. Shukla is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.


Clinical/Research Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease, clinical trials, medical education.



Shukla T, Sands BE. “Novel Non-biologic Targets for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.” Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2019 Apr 23; 21(5):22.

Murthy SK, Shukla T, Antanova L, Belair MA, Ramsay T, Gallinger Z, Nguyen GC, Benchimol EI. “Predictive models of disease burden at diagnosis in persons with adult-onset ulcerative colitis using health administrative data.” BMC Gastroenterol. 2019 Jan 21; 19(1):13.

Tandon P, James P, Cordeiro E, Mallick R, Shukla T, McCurdy J. “Diagnostic Accuracy of Blood-Based Tests and Histopathology for Cytomegalovirus Reactivation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 Apr; 23(4):551-560.

Shukla T, Singh S, Tandon P, McCurdy J. “Corticosteroids and Thiopurines, But Not Tumor Necrosis Factor Antagonists, are Associated With Cytomegalovirus Reactivation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017 May/June; 51(5):394-401.

McArdle B, Shukla T, Nichol G, et al. “Long-Term Follow-Up of Outcomes With F-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Imaging-Assisted Management of Patients With Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction Secondary to Coronary Disease.” Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Sep;9(9).

Shukla T, Singh S, Loftus EV, Bruining DH, McCurdy J. “Antiviral Therapy in Steroid-Refractory Ulcerative Colitis with Cytomegalovirus: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Nov; 21(11):2718-25.

Shukla T, Jin J, Marginean EC, Saloojee N. “Anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the colon in a patient with colonic Crohn disease treated with infliximab and methotrexate.” Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Jan; 28(1):11-2.

Shukla T, Nichol G, Wells G, et al. “Does FDG PET-Assisted Management of Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction Improve Quality of Life? A Substudy of the PARR-2 Trial.” Can J of Cardiol. 2012 Jan; 28(1):54-61

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