Faculty Profile

Pratik Shah
Section of Nephrology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Shah’s academic interests include understanding risk factors for BK viremia in kidney transplant recipients with a particular focus on HLA and BK viremia. He is also interested in studying the role of gut microbiota in infectious and immunological complications after kidney transplantation. Other academic interests include understanding barriers in referral of patients with chronic kidney disease for kidney transplantation and exploring culturally sensitive ways to amend them.

Clinical Interests

Medical evaluation of living donors, medical care of kidney and pancreas transplant recipients


  • Shah PB, Samra M, Josephson MA. Preeclampsia Risks in Kidney Donors and Recipients. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2018;20(7):59
  • Shah PB, Cooper JE, Lucia MS, Boils C, Larsen CP, Wiseman AC. APOL1 Polymorphisms in a Deceased Donor and Early Presentation of Collapsing Glomeurolopathy and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Two Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2016;16(6):1923-7
  • Faubel S, Shah PB. Immediate Consequences of Acute Kidney Injury: The Impact of Traditional and Nontraditional Complications on Mortality in Acute Kidney Injury. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2016;23(3):179-85.
  • Chan JM, Mircescu M, Shah P. Balamuthia mandrillaris: A Rare free-living amoeba. American Medical Student Research Journal, 2015
  • Shah P, Bjornstad P, Johnson RJ. Editorial: Hyperuricemia as a potential risk factor for type 2 diabetes and diabetic nephropathy. J Bras. Nefrol. 2016;38(4):386-7
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  • MBBS, 2006, Medical College Baroda, Medicine
  • Residency, 2013, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Ctr, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2017, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Renal and Pancreas Transplant
  • Fellowship, 2017, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Clinical and Research Nephrology