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Pratik Shah, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Pratik Shah, MD, is a respected nephrologist trained to diagnose renal disease, evaluate living kidney and pancreas donors, and to treat and provide aftercare for transplant recipients.

Dr. Shah’s research is focused on understanding risk factors for BK viremia in kidney transplant recipients, and studying the role of gut microbiota in infectious and immunological complications after kidney transplantation. Dr. Shah's academic interests include understanding barriers in referring patients with chronic kidney disease for kidney transplantation and finding culturally sensitive ways to amend them.

Practice Location

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Medical College Baroda, Vadodara, India


St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona


University of Colorado School of Medicine (clinical and research nephrology and transplant nephrology)


American College of Physicians
American Society of Transplantation
American Society of Nephrology

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6134

Office Fax

(773) 834-7453

Office Postal Address

Pratik Shah, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 5100
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • BK virus nephropathy
  • Microbiome and kidney transplantation
  • Pregnancy outcomes after kidney donation
  • APOL1 genotype and kidney transplantation outcomes

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Shah’s publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.