Neema M. Shah, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Shah joined the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2018 immediately following completion of her pediatric residency at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She practices full-time as a clinician-educator through the division’s traditional hospitalist model, the evening hospitalist program, as well as the limited teaching service. Shah is also currently the co-director for Pediatric Advanced Physical Exam course for first- and second-year medical students.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015-Present 
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2016-Present 

Education & Training

  • BS, Biology, University of Virginia, 2011
  • MD, University of Virginia, 2015
  • Residency in Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2015-2018

Selected Publications

Gildea JJ, Seaton JE, Victor KG, Reyes CM, Bigler WD, Pettigrew AC, Courtner CE, Shah NM, Tran, HT, Van Scriver RE, Carlson JM, Felder RA. (2014) “ Exosomal Transfer from Human Renal Proximal Tubule cells to Distal Tubule and Collecting Duct Cells.” Clinical Biochemistry, 47 (15): 89-94.  

Gildea JJ, Van Scriber RE, Weiss RS, Shah NM, Mcgrath HE, Schoeffel CD, Jose PA, Cary RM, Felder RA. (2013) “A Linear Relationship between the Ex-Vivo Sodium Mediated Expression of Two Sodium Regulatory Pathways as a Surrogate Marker of Salt Sensitivity of Blood Pressure in Exfoliated Human Renal Proximal Tubule Cells: The Virtual Renal Biopsy.” Clinica Chimica Acta, 421: 236-42. 

Gildea, JJ, Wang X, Shah NM, Tran HT, Spinosa M, VanScriver RE, Sasaki M, Yatabe J, Carey RM, Jose PA, Felder RA. (2012) “Dopamine and Angiotensin Type 2 Receptors Cooperatively Inhibit Sodium Transport in Human Renal Proximal Tubule Cells.” Hypertension, 60 (2): 396-403. 

Academic and Research Interests

  • Medical Education