Dr Murtaza Shakir

Dr Murtaza Shakir
MD, FACS
Dr Murtaza Shakir specializes in treating cancers of the Hepatobiliary tract and pancreas, as well as malignancies of the breast, stomach, colon, thyroid, parathyroid, melanomas and soft tissue sarcomas.

Dr Murtaza Shakir's Biography

Dr Murtaza Shakir went to medical school in Pakistan followed by general surgery training in New Mexico and Columbus, Ohio. He did his Surgical Oncology fellowship at University of Pittsburg Medical Center. He subsequently practiced in Louisiana, where he worked for three years as a General surgeon and a Surgical Oncologist. Dr Murtaza Shakir moved to Houston to be closer to family and friends.

Murtaza specializes in treating cancers of the Hepatobiliary tract and pancreas, as well as malignancies of the breast, stomach, colon, thyroid, parathyroid, melanomas and soft tissue sarcomas. Dr Murtaza Shakir also performs laparoscopic and robotic surgery for a variety of general surgical problems including gallbladder and hernias. Dr. Shakir is board certified in General Surgery as well as Surgical Oncology. Away from work he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, is an avid traveler and enjoys playing squash and cricket.

Experience

Dr Murtaza Shakir is highly trained surgeons with experience in a wide variety of surgical procedures as follow .

  • Breast Disease/Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Colon Disease/Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Thyroid/Parathyroid Disease/Cancer
  • Liver Disease/Cancer
  • Pancreatic Disease/Cancer
  • Skin Lesions/Masses/Cysts
  • Surgical Oncology
  • GI Tract Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Education

Surgical Oncology Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – 6/2012 to 6/2014
General Surgery Residency
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio – 6/2009 to 6/2012
General Surgery Residency
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico – 6/2007 to 6/2009
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan – 12/2005

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