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Amer Shakil, MD $$

Family Medicine Physician

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Punjab University (1993)
Christ Hospital and Medical Center (1995), Family Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical Center (1994), General Surgery
Christ Hospital and Medical Center (1997), Family Medicine
Christ Hospital and Medical Center (1998), Faculty Development
Board Certification
American Board of Family Medicine
  • Research Interests

    • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Child abuse
    • Primary Care Research
  • Publications

    • Gastrointestinal Complications of Diabetes. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Jun 15;77(12):1697-702., Amer Shakil, Robert J Church, Shobha S Rao 2008
    • Parkinson’s disease: diagnosis and treatment., Rao SS, Hofmann LA, Shakil A. Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec December 2006 15;74(12) 2046-54
    • Clinical inquiries. What is the role of tacrolimus and pimecrolimus in atopic dermatitis?, Trammell S, Shakil A, Wilder L, Daugird A. J Fam Pract. August 2005 4(8) 714-6.
    • Validation of the HITS domestic violence screening tool with males, Shakil A, Donald S, Sinacore JM, Krepcho M. Fam Med. March 2005 37(3) 193-8.
    • Clinical inquiries. Do antibiotics prevent recurrent UTI in children with anatomic abnormalities?, Shakil A, Reed L, Wilder L, Strand WR J Fam Pract. June 2004 53(6) 498-500
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    • American Medical Association (AMA)
    • Association of Department of Family Medicine (ADFM)
    • Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)
    • Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAPF)
    • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    • Texas Academy of Family Physicians
  • Awards and Honors

    • Program Director Recognition Award - Bronze Level by Association of Family Medicine Program Directors (2011)
    • Special Constituency Leadership Award - Leadership Award from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) (2010)

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