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Silvi Shah, MD, MS, FASN, FACP

Associate Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Residency: University at Buffalo (SUNY)
  • Medical Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 20150602) - (Recertification Date: 20150602)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) (Certification Date: 20151112)


Internal Medicine

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Research Interests

I am a clinical investigator in the Division in Nephrology and Hypertension with expertise in clinical outcome research.  I am currently involved in investigator-initiated clinical and translational research studies; and industry sponsored national clinical trials. My current funding includes DOIM’s Junior Faculty Pilot Award, HSL-COM Grant and university start up funds. My research interests focus on disparities in kidney disease, women’s health in kidney disease including preeclampsia a...

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Colbert, Gates B; Topf, Joel; Jhaveri, Kenar D; Oates, Tom; Rheault, Michelle N; Shah, Silvi; Hiremath, Swapnil; Sparks, Matthew A 2018. The Social Media Revolution in Nephrology Education. Kidney international reports, 3 3, 519-529

Gupta, Anu; Kuperman, Michael; Shah, Silvi 2018. N-methylamphetamine ("Crystal Meth")-Associated Acute Renal Cortical Necrosis. Kidney international reports, 3 6, 1473-1476

Kamal, Mahwash; Govil, Amit; Anand, Manish; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Shah, Silvi 2018. Severe BK polyomavirus-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in a kidney transplant recipient with the absence of renal allograft involvement. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society, 20 1,

Lee, Timmy; Shah, Silvi; Leonard, Anthony C; Parikh, Pratik; Thakar, Charuhas V 2018. Acute Kidney Injury before Dialysis Initiation Predicts Adverse Outcomes in Hemodialysis Patients. American journal of nephrology, 47 6, 427-434

Shah, Silvi; Leonard, Anthony C; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Christianson, Annette L; Thakar, Charuhas V 2018. Gender and Racial Disparities in Initial Hemodialysis Access and Outcomes in Incident End-Stage Renal Disease Patients. American journal of nephrology, 48 1, 4-14

Shah, Silvi; Leonard, Anthony C; Thakar, Charuhas V 2018. Functional status, pre-dialysis health and clinical outcomes among elderly dialysis patients. BMC nephrology, 19 1, 100

Shah, Silvi 2017. Is pregnancy safe after kidney transplant? Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine, 84 10, 750-752

Shah, Silvi; Stevens, Todd M; Agarwal, Gaurav 2017. Quiz: Acute Kidney Injury and Pancytopenia 5 Months After Kidney Transplantation. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, 69 2, A14-A17

Sexton, Sandra; Tulowitzki, Ryan; Jones, Craig A; Shah, Silvi; Hajduczok, George; Gross, Kenneth W; Panesar, Mandip 2016. Involvement of the renin-angiotensin system in the development of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis-like lesions in the RenTag mouse model. Clinical and experimental nephrology, 20 2, 162-8

Shah, Silvi; Calle, Juan Camilo 2016. Dietary and medical management of recurrent nephrolithiasis. Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine, 83 6, 463-71

Shah, Silvi; Verma, Prasoon 2016. Overview of Pregnancy in Renal Transplant Patients. International journal of nephrology, 2016 , 4539342

Kohok, Dhanashri D; Shah, Silvi; Kumar, Rakesh; Venuto, Lisa; Gudleski, Gregory; Venuto, Rocco 2014. Interventions to reduce clinical inertia in cardiac risk factor management in renal transplant recipients. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 16 2, 127-32

Chopra, Tushar; Kandukurti, Kiran; Shah, Silvi; Ahmed, Raheel; Panesar, Mandip 2012. Understanding nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. International journal of nephrology, 2012 , 912189

Shah, Silvi; Weber-Shrikant, Edit; Panesar, Mandip 2012. Discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy causing progression to end-stage renal disease in an HIV patient diagnosed with immune complex 'lupus-like' glomerulonephritis. Clinical kidney journal, 5 3, 276-8

Shah S.;Lankowsky B.;Gao T.;Zaky Z.;Stephany B.;Poggio E. 10-01-2017. Postdonation Anemia in Living Kidney Donors Transplantation Proceedings, 49 8, 1733-1738

Kamal M.;Apewokin S.;Anand M.;Abu Jawdeh B.;Govil A.;Sheikh M.;Shah S. 09-01-2017. Late-Onset Allograft Aspergillosis in an HIV-Positive Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report Transplantation Proceedings, 49 7, 1570-1573

Shah S.;Verma P. 01-01-2016. Overview of Pregnancy in Renal Transplant Patients International Journal of Nephrology, 2016 ,

Abstract Publications

Shah S, Weaver C, Agarwal G 2016. Acute Kidney Injury with Use of Inhaled Tobramycin American Society of Nephrology, 27 1003,

Shah S, Lankowsky B, Herlitz L, Chiesa- Vottero A, Zaky Z, Goldfarb D, Flechner S, Poggio E. 2015. Implications of living donor histology, volume and function on allograft outcome American Journal of Transplantation, 15 (supplement 3) ,

Buitrago S, Tulowitzki R, Shah S, Jones C, Gross K, Panesar M 2014. Renin-secreting transgenic mouse model suggesting involvement of the renin angiotensin system in the development of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis American Journal of Kidney Disease, 63 5, A87

Gumber R, Shah S. 2014. Rhabdomyolysis after rapid correction of hyponatremia American Journal of Kidney Disease, 63 5, A51

Shah S, Calle J 2014. Successful medical management of recurrent idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis American Journal of Kidney Disease, 63 5, A99

Shah S, Calle J, Schreiber M 2014. Central diabetic insipidus due to herpes simplex encephalitis in a multiple sclerosis immunosuppressed patient American Journal of Kidney Disease, 63 5, A99

Shah S, Chiessa- Vottero A, Nurko S, Fatica R, Stephany S, Zaky Z, Poggio E 2014. Impact of histological abnormalities on implant biopsy in living kidney donors on allograft outcomes Journal of American Society of Nephrology, 25 A348,

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