Skip to Content

'
Mehnaz A Shafi, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Division of Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler
Unit Number: 1466
Houston, TX 77030

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1989 The Aga Khan University School of Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan, MBBS, Medicine
1982 F.G. College for Women, Islamabad, Pakistan, Higer Secondary School Certificate, Pre-Medical Science

Postgraduate Training

7/1995-6/1997 Clinical Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
7/1992-6/1994 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
7/1991-6/1992 Clinical Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
12/1989-12/1990 Externship Medicine and Radiology, MH Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
11/1988-11/1989 House Officer, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Board Certifications

2002 American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
2001 Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
1997 American Board of Internal Medicine

Experience/Service

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Site Supervisor Texas A&M University Residents, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 7/2009-present
Site Supervisor UTMB Galveston GI Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2008-2010
Site Supervisor UT Houston GI Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2007-2010

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Minority Affairs and Cultural Diversity Committee, American College of Gastroenterology, Bethesda, MD, 7/2007-2013
Gastric Electrical Stimulation Program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1/2006-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Shafi MA, Pasricha PJ. Post-Surgical and Obstructive Gastroparesis. Curr Gastroenterol Rep 9(4):280-285, 8/2007. PMID: 17883974.
2. Julapalli V, Shafi MA, Schwartz J. Grand Rounds in Gastroenterology from Baylor College of Medicine. A 42-year-old Cushingoid man with a Bleeding Duodenal Ulcer. Medscape General Medicine 19:16, 2004.
3. Shafi MA, Fleischer DE. Risk Factors of Acute Ulcer Bleeding. Hepatogastroenterology, Review 46:727-31, 1999.

Book Chapters

1. Shafi MA, Ergun G. GI/Liver Secrets. In: Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia. Ed(s) P McNally. Elsevier, 2006.
2. Shafi MA, Ergun G. Dysphagia and Esophageal Obstruction. In: Conn's Current Therapy. Section 7. Robert E Rakel, Edward T Bope, Howard F Conn, WB Saunders Company, 2005.

Last updated: 7/7/2014