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Enjoy a better life and brighter future through kidney disease treatment and research in San Antonio and South Texas

MOHAMED SHAFIU, M.D.

Education

MBBS, Nishtar Medical College, Bahuddin Zakaria University, Multan, Pakistan, 2000

Postgraduate Training

Internship, Shands Hospital at University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2004
Residency, Shands Hospital at University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2006
Fellowship, Shands Hospital at University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2009
Fellowship Pharmacogenomics, Center for pharmacogenomics, College of pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Professional Organizations, Societies

American Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation
Florida Medical Association
American Medical Association
American College of Medicine
Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association

Awards and Honors

2008, Recipient of Amgen 40,000 USD Nephrology Fellowship Stipend grant to evaluate role of URAT1 polymorphisms in renal function deterioration and kidney injury; to support a career development in academic nephrology

2002, Universal Enterprises Scholarship Award

2001, Graduated among the top 5 percent of Nishtar Medical College, Multan

1995, Maldivian Higher Educational Scholarship to do Medicine

1992, Maldivian National Swimmer in South Asian Swimming Championship

1992, Best Graduate of School, 4th best student in the country by Ministry of Education

1991-1992, School captain and head prefect, English Preparatory and Secondary School (1200 students), Maldives

1991, Science Exhibition Most well Researched Project by Ministry of Education for public highway cleaner project during floods

1987, Silver Medal at International Arts Exhibition in Japan for painting "Pole and Line fishing"

Peer Reviewed Book Chapter: 2008, Book Chapter: Shafiu, Mohamed, Johnson, R.J. Uric acid, fructose, and the kidney.

Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management, 1e JT Daugirdas, MD, editor, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2009 Accepted

Presentations and Lectures

2008, Special invited lecture to the Division of Pediatric Nephrology, University of Florida "Nephronophthisis"

2009, Special invited lecture to Veteran Affairs medical Center Research Division, University of Florida, "URAT1 polymorphisms, newly discovered genetic defects for obesity and metabolic syndrome in America"

Clinic Locations

Del Rio

2201 N. Bedell, Suite E
Del Rio, Texas 78840
830.774.4723

Affiliated Hospitals

Ft. Duncan Medical Center

3333 N. Foster Maldonado Blvd.
Eagle Pass, Texas 78852

Val Verde Regional Medical Center

802 N. Bedell Ave.
Del Rio, Texas 78840

Languages

English