Dimple V. Shah, M.D.

Dimple V. Shah, M.D.




National Jewish Health/University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO   2013 2015

                        Fellow in Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology



University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX               2009 – 2013                              

                        Resident in Internal Medicine(2009 – 2012)

                        Resident in Internal Medicine                                       2009 – 2012

                        Chief Medical Resident                                                     2012 – 2013                                                                                                                                                                              


University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX       2004 – 2009

                        Medical Degree



Rice University, Houston, TX                                                  2001 – 2004

                    Graduated Magna Cum Laude with dual B.A. in Biochemistry and Biology

                        G.P.A.:  3.95/4.0

                        Recipient of Class of 1951 Scholarship and the Texas Equalization Grant



New York University, New York, NY                                       2000 – 2001

                        Recipient of College of Arts and Sciences Trustee Scholarship



licensure and Certifications:         

Texas Medical Licensure                                                                                       present until 2017

American Board of Allergy and Immunology, Board Certified      present until 2025

American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certified                    present until 2023

Advanced Cardiac Life Support                                                                      2012 – present




work Experience and activities:   

Faculty, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center                         

                        Assistant Professor                                                          present


Fellowship, National Jewish Health/University of Colorado Denver                     

                        Fellow-in-Training                                                      2013 – 2015


Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center 

                        Chief Medical Resident            2012 – 2013





Department of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, National Jewish Health 2014 - 2015

  • Evaluated positive mechanisms and negative regulators of eosinophilia in the lab of Dr. Rafeul Alam by analyzing serum markers and production of IL-5 and IL-13 in Th2 and ILC2 lymphocyte cell populations in atopic and nonatopic asthmatic patients and healthy controls.
  • Techniques employed included lymphocyte cell separation, culture, and stimulation with allergens and cytokines, and use of flow cytometry to identify differing cell populations.


 Department of Rheumatology, University of Texas at Houston            2012 –2013

  • Reviewed genetic data of systemic sclerosis patients from the GENOSIS and Registry databases and elicited HLA-DQB 01:03 as a marker for severity of interstitial lung disease.   


  Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas at Houston            2002 –2003

  • Assisted in biomedical research in the field of Cardiology in the lab of Dr. Kenichi Fujise which contributed to a publication in Hypertension
  • Concentrated on Tunel and Brdu immunostaining techniques to detect proliferation of neointimal layer cells in response to vascular injury after angioplasty.



  1. Rabinovitch, D. Shah, B. Lanser. Look before you LEAP: Risk of anaphylaxis in high-risk infants with early introduction of peanuts.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  8/2015.


  1. Shah, T. Truong. Granulomatous Disease Associated With Immunodeficiency. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.9/2014.


          Shah, Dimple.  Hypermetabolic Paralysis:  A Paradoxical Phenomenon.  UT Houston Journal of Medicine.


          Shah, Dimple and Patel Krina.  Different Strokes.  UT Houston Journal of Medicine.


  1. Mnjoyan, C. Sitter, A. Rege, D. Shah, T. Brock, and K. Fujisi. ”Distinct Vascular Responses to Carotid Artery Injury in Two Substrains of the Sprague-Dawley Rat:  Molecular Insight – An animal model of restenosis resistance and proneness.”  Hypertension, 2005.



American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting –Abstract poster presentation in 11/2014.  D. Shah, T. Truong.  Granulomatous Disease Associated With Immunodeficiency.                      


 ACP 2011 Associate’s Day Poster Presentation.  D. Shah.  “Progressive Dementia.”


professional memberships:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology



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