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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, Sciences

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, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
11/1988-11/1989 House Officer, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Board Certifications

2010 American Board of Internal Medicine
2002 American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
2001 Kansas State Board of Healing Arts

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-present
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-present

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Member Diversity and Minority Committee, American College of Gastroenterology, Bethesda, MD, 7/2007-7/2013
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 M, 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 M, Ergun G. GI/Liver Secrets. In: Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia. Ed(s) P McNally. Elsevier, 2006.
2. Shafi M, 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: 8/23/2013