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Winthrop University Hospital

Shayan Shirazian , MD

Winthrop Titles/Positions

Attending Nephrologist


200 Old Country Road, Mineola, NY 11501






Brief Resume

1) Brown University, BS; Admitted to the Program in Liberal Medical
Graduated with Honors; Member of Sigma Xi, the National Science Research Honor Society
2) Brown Medical School, MD
3) Internal Medicine Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
4) Nephrology Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center

Description of Research Interests/Activities

Research interests include biomedical informatics and CKD The incidence of CKD and ESRD continue to increase, taxing the health care system and health care professionals. The key to slowing the progression of CKD to ESRD is through early recognition and treatment. I am interested in the development of electronic tools that promote early recognition and treatment of CKD in order to slow the progression of this disease.

Areas of Experience

ESRD Chronic Kidney Disease

Clinical Practice and Interests

Clinical Interests include hyponatremia, chronic kidney disease and ESRD. Fluent in Spanish, Farsi, English Other interests include Informatics/Web design.

Selected Publications

1) High Resolution CT imaging: a virtual bone biopsy
Thomas L. Nickolas, Shayan Shirazian, Elizabeth Shane
Kidney International (2010) 77, 1046

2) Gastrointestinal Diseases and Renal Failure: A Review
Shayan Shirazian and Jai Radhakrishnan
NatureReviews Nephrolology (2010) 6, 480

3) Underdocumentation of CKD Revealed by Natural Language Processing of Electronic Records
Herbert Chase, Jai Radhakrishnan, Shayan Shirazian, Maya Rao, David Vawdrey
J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 17, 588

Book Chapters:
1) Chronic Tubulointerstitial Nephritis. Netter's Nephrology Textbook: In press
2) Nephritic Syndrome. Netter's Nephrology Textbook: In press
3) Acute Tubular Necrosis. Netter's Nephrology Textbook: In press
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