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About Mita M. Shah, MD

Mita Shah, MD, is a board-certified nephrologist who specializes in the care and management of kidney transplant patients with a special interest in the management of immunosuppression to improve long-term graft survival.

As a professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Shah instructs medical students, residents and fellows in the practice of transplant nephrology at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where she also serves as medical director of the Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program. She has received excellence in teaching awards for her contributions to medical student education.

Dr. Shah is involved in clinical research trials involving immunosuppression in kidney transplant patients and has presented her research at national meetings. Her previous research studied kidney development and tissue engineering. She has published this work in leading journals such as Development and Developmental Biology.

Dr. Shah completed a fellowship in nephrology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland. She earned her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine and is board certified in nephrology.

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For more information, see Nephrology or Center for Transplantation.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Residency

  • Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2009-11-23

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Transplantation
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Dialysis
  • Apheresis
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted