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Dr. Shamik Shah, MD, DNB (Nephrology), ISN Fellow

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I can answer all questions related to kidney diseases, hypertension, plasmapheresis and kidney transplantation. I am an Indian-Board certified Nephrologist. I was a post-Doctoral Scholar at the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension,Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego. My area of interest is Critical care Nephrology and Acute Kidney Injury.

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Experience in the area

Ten years as a Critical Care & Transplant Nephrologist

Organizations

International Society of Nephrology
Indian Society of Nephrology
Indian Medical Association
European Renal Association

Publications

- Shah SH, Cerda J. Acute Tubular Necrosis; Lerma, Edgar V., Rosner, Mitchell eds. Clinical Decisions in Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation. Springer ISBN 978-1-4614-4453-4, pp. 191-198
- Shah SH, Cerda J. Management of Acute Kidney Injury; Lerma, Edgar V., Rosner, Mitchell eds. Clinical Decisions in Nephrology, Hypertension and Kidney Transplantation. Springer ISBN 978-1-4614-4453-4
- Cerda J, Tolwani A, Shah SH, Ronco C. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies in Modeling and Control of Dialysis Systems edited by Azar AT, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany (In Press)
- Shah SH, Cerda J, Kellum JA. Acute Kidney Injury in Special Circumstances. John Kellum, Jorge Cerda, eds. Renal and Metabolic Disorders, Oxford University Press (In press)
- Shah SH, Mehta RL. “Anticoagulation in CRRT: Is Citrate better?”; Vineet Nayyar Ed. Critical Care Update 2009, Jaypee Brothers (In press)
- Shah SH, Mehta RL. “Non-dialytic management of acute kidney disease”; Evidence based Nephrology, BMJ, (In press)
- Shah SH, Mehta RL. “Epidemiology of Community-acquired AKI”; Ronco C, Bellomo R, Kellum J Eds. Critical Care Nephrology, Saunders. ISBN 1-4160-4252-0
- Abdeen O, Shah SH, Mehta RL; “Dialysis therapies in the surgical intensive care unit”; William Wilson, Christopher Grande, David Hoyt Eds. Trauma: Resuscitation, Anesthesia, and Critical Care, Informa Healthcare, NY 2007. ISBN 0-8247-2920-X
- Shah SH, Mehta RL. Acute kidney injury in critical care: time for a paradigm shift? Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2006 Nov;15(6):561-5.
- Shah, SH, Soroko S, Lischer E, Mehta RL. Delivered vs. Prescribed dose of Dialysis in Hospitalized Patients: Results of an Audit. J Am Soc Nephrol 17(Abstracts Issue): 2006, 107A.
- Shah SH et al “Biochemical Nutritional Parameters in Non-vegetarian and Vegetarian CAPD patients” Perit Dial Int 2001; 21 Suppl 2: S1-182

Education/Credentials

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), Diplomate of National board (Nephrology), ISN Fellow

Awards and Honors

Educational Ambassador of the International Society of Nephrology 2010
Fellowship of the International Society of Nephrology 2005.
Young Investigator Award by the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis 2001


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Recent Answers from Dr. Shamik Shah, MD, DNB (Nephrology), ISN Fellow

2017-01-31 Is my kidney pain/soreness due to vitamin D?:

Kenny,    Thanks for asking my opinion on Allexperts.    I haven't come across any patients or any relevant literature in peer reviewed journals about Vitamin D causing kidney pain. However, the pain needs

2017-01-09 Trace Protein in Urine:

Scott,    Thanks for asking my opinion on Allexperts.    Trace protein in urine usually is benign and should not be a cause for concern. For peace of mind, however, you may ask your primary care provider

2016-12-14 Hydronephrosis:

Erik,    Thanks for following up with me.    As I mentioned earlier, every effort must be done to relieve the obstruction. Having two kidneys does not mean that obstruction in one of them should be taken

2016-12-13 Hydronephrosis:

Hi Erik,    Thanks for asking my opinion on "Allexperts"    Hydronephrosis suggests an obstruction in the urinary tract on that side. Please get yourself evaluated by a Urologist and relieve the obstruction

2016-11-22 lithium kidney damage:

Hi Chris,    Thanks for asking my opinion on Allexperts.    What do you mean by a "water fast"? Does it mean that you will drink only water during that period? How long do you plan to fast?    In the published

 

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