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Shayan Shirazian, MD

Board Certifications: 
Nephrology, Internal Medicine
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Kidney Disease

Education & Training

  • Brown University Medical School
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Shayan Shirazian

Dr. Shirazian obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University and completed his internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. After completing his training at Columbia, he spent 7 years at NYU-Winthrop Hospital where he was the fellowship program director and the director of nephrology clinical trials before being recruited back to Columbia.  He is a board-certified general internist and nephrologist and is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Shirazian's clinical interests include home dialysis modalities, treating co-morbid mood disorders in patients with kidney disease, hypertension management, cancer-related kidney disease and preventing recurrent kidney stones. Dr. Shirazian is a member of the ColumbiaDoctors Hypertension Center, a multi-disciplinary center of excellence that provides high quality care and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing for patients with hypertension.

Dr. Shayan Shirazian’s research aims to test, and implement interventions to improve quality of life and self-care in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease. His research also aims to define the role of comorbid mood disorders in CKD progression. He is currently the Principal Investigator for a funded trial (Coplon grant) of a behavioral-education intervention to improve quality of life in hemodialysis patients. His other research interests include preventing recurrent kidney stones and testing new treatments for cancer-related kidney diseases.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Farsi (Persian)

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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