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Silvi Shah, MD,MS,FASN,FACP

Associate Professor

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati (Clinical and Translational Research )
  • Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham (Transplant Nephrology )
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Nephrology)
  • Residency: University at Buffalo (SUNY) (Internal Medicine )
  • 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)

Specialties

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Dr. Shah is a physician-scientist, and her research focuses on women’s health in kidney disease including pregnancy, sex disparities in kidney disease, kidney in cardiovascular disease. She is currently supported by the K23 career development award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Shah has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts and has presented at various premier international and national meetings.  She is an associate editor for Advan...

Clinical Interests

Internal Medicine

Peer Reviewed Publications

Shah, Silvi; Christianson, Annette L; Bumb, Shalini; Verma, Prasoon 2022. Contraceptive use among women with kidney transplants in the United States. Journal of nephrology, 35 2, 629-638

Yadav, Anju; Salas, Maria Aurora Posadas; Coscia, Lisa; Basu, Arpita; Rossi, Ana Paula; Sawinski, Deirdre; Shah, Silvi 2022. Acute kidney injury during pregnancy in kidney transplant recipients. Clinical transplantation, 36 5, e14668

Bajpai, Divya; Shah, Silvi 2020. COVID-19 Pandemic and Pregnancy in Kidney Disease. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 27 5, 397-403

Shah, Silvi 2020. Women's Health and Kidney Disease. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 27 6, 447-448

Shah, Silvi; Chan, Micah R; Lee, Timmy 2020. Perspectives in Individualizing Solutions for Dialysis Access. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 27 3, 183-190

Shah, Silvi; Leonard, Anthony C; Harrison, Kathleen; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Christianson, Annette L; Thakar, Charuhas V 2020. Mortality and Recovery Associated with Kidney Failure due to Acute Kidney Injury. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 15 7, 995-1006

Shah, Silvi; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Christianson, Annette L; Harrison, Kathleen; Leonard, Anthony C; Thakar, Charuhas V 2020. Pregnancy-Related Acute Kidney Injury in the United States: Clinical Outcomes and Health Care Utilization. American journal of nephrology, 51 3, 216-226

Shah, Silvi; Sparks, Matthew A 2020. COVID-19 and the Kidney Community: Coalescing in Crisis. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 27 5, 362-364

Taber-Hight, Elizabeth; Shah, Silvi 2020. Acute Kidney Injury in Pregnancy. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 27 6, 455-460

Shah, Silvi; Christianson, Annette L; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Leonard, Anthony C; Schauer, Daniel P; Thakar, Charuhas V 2019. Racial Differences and Factors Associated with Pregnancy in ESKD Patients on Dialysis in the United States. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 30 12, 2437-2448

Shah, Silvi; Christianson, Annette L; Verma, Prasoon; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Leonard, Anthony C; Schauer, Daniel P; Thakar, Charuhas V 2019. Racial disparities and factors associated with pregnancy in kidney transplant recipients in the United States. PloS one, 14 8, e0220916

Shah, Silvi; Gupta, Anu 2019. Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy. Cardiology clinics, 37 3, 345-354

Shah, Silvi; Leonard, Anthony C; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Christianson, Annette L; Thakar, Charuhas V 2019. Temporal Trends in Incident Mortality in Dialysis Patients: Focus on Sex and Racial Disparities. American journal of nephrology, 49 3, 241-253

Shah, Silvi; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Christianson, Annette L; Leonard, Anthony C; Thakar, Charuhas V 2019. Pre-dialysis acute care hospitalizations and clinical outcomes in dialysis patients. PloS one, 14 1, e0209578

Shah, Silvi; Thakar, Charuhas V 2019. Diabetes/Kidney/Heart Disease. Cardiology clinics, 37 3, ix-x

Shah, Silvi; Topf, Joel 2019. Mentorship in the Digital Age: Nephrology Social Media Collective Internship. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 14 2, 294-296

Shah, Silvi; Venkatesan, Renganathan Lalgudi; Gupta, Ayank; Sanghavi, Maitrik K; Welge, Jeffrey; Johansen, Richard; Kean, Emily B; Kaur, Taranpreet; Gupta, Anu; Grant, Tiffany J; Verma, Prasoon 2019. Pregnancy outcomes in women with kidney transplant: Metaanalysis and systematic review. BMC nephrology, 20 1, 24

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, Silvi; Christianson, Annette L; Thakar, Charuhas V; Kramer, Samantha; Meganathan, Karthikeyan; Leonard, Anthony C . Contraceptive Use Among Women With End-Stage Kidney Disease on Dialysis in the United States. Kidney medicine, 2 6, 707-715.e1

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,