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Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Mohamed Shaban joined Valley Children’s as a pediatric gastroenterologist in July 2020.

After receiving his medical degree from the University of Alexandria in Egypt, Dr. Shaban completed a pediatric residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center of El Paso/Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso, Texas before continuing on to a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Westchester Medical College/New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He is a member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN).

Dr. Shaban has been recognized with several awards for his work in studying the impact of breastfeeding-friendly environments and services on helping newborns achieve a healthy weight. He has presented research on colorectal cancer and anorectal malformations to several annual conferences of NASPGHAN, and has been published in several peer-reviewed publications, including CRSLS, the Journal of Applied Physiology and the Journal of the American Heart Association. He is also engaged in examining how technology, such as electronic medical record (EMR) management, can improve the provision of care in the hospital setting. 

Dr. Shaban is passionate about giving back to the community; he has volunteered for many community groups throughout his career. While completing his studies in El Paso, Texas, Dr. Shaban volunteered with Gigi’s Playhouse: Down Syndrome Achievement Centers.

Dr. Shaban is fluent in English and Arabic. In his free time, he enjoys learning about technology and engineering, including computer programming, photography and flying remote controlled aircraft. Dr. Shaban also enjoys hiking and off-road recreation, including riding ATVs.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolUniversity of Alexandria, Egypt
  • FellowshipPediatric Gastroenterology - Westchester Med. College/New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
  • ResidencyPediatrics - Texas Tech University/Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, Texas