Kinza S. Shamsi, M.D.
Dr. Shamsi is a Specialist in the Division of Nephrology at UT Health Science Center. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2014 and her Nephrology fellowship at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio in 2016.
Her academic interests include women’s health, pregnancy and kidney disease, and chronic kidney disease. Dr. Shamsi strives to build collaborative relationships with her patients through application of self-management support skills such as motivating, listening and coaching to inspire patients to be active participants in their health. She also values appropriate and effective communication among the members of the health care team with an aim to optimize patient outcomes and satisfaction.
- 2011 - MD - University of Kansas School of Medicine
- 2016 - Fellowship - Nephrology - UTHSA
Nephrology Biopsy Conference Fellow, July 2014-2016, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.
- 2018 - Clinical Assistant Professor - UTHSA
Instruction & Training
- 2019, Nephrology Fellows: Pregnancy and Kidney Disease, UTHSA
Research & Grants
Nephrology Fellowship Research, 2016, Studied the effect of overexpression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase on Ins2Akita-type-1 diabetic background on renal injury. Presented results to the faculty and fellows of the Nephrology Division.
Graduate Medical Education Periodic Program Review-Nephrology Housestaff Participant April 2016, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.
3rd Annual High Risk Pregnancy and Heart Disease Conference, Mar 2019, San Antonio, TX
Onco-Nephrology Symposium, Dec 2018, Houston, TX
3rd annual Cardiorenal connections conference, July 2018, San Antonio, TX
Clinical Learning Environment Review-Housestaff Participant, June 2016, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.
Jay Doc-student run free clinic, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 2009-2011
Alpha Home-student run clinic, San Antonio, TX 2007-2009
SAMM Transitional Living & Learning Center-student run clinic, San Antonio, TX 2007-2009