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Ismat Shafiq, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-4994

Office: (585) 275-2901

Fax: (585) 273-1288

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Professional Background

Dr. Shafiq received her medical education from Khyber Medical College, Pakistan. She completed Internal medicine residency training at Catholic Health System, University of Buffalo, NY. She then completed fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism here at the University of Rochester. In her current role as clinical director of the Multi-disciplinary Pituitary clinic, Dr. Shafiq's primary focus is Pituitary disease and bringing state of the art care to patients with pituitary disorders. Dr. Shafiq is also interested in thyroid disease, specifically, thyroid ultrasounds and ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration.



  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


MBBS | Khyber Medical College, University of Peshawere

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2008 - 07/15/2010
Fellowship in Endocrinology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/26/2006 - 06/29/2008
Residency in Internal Medicine at Sisters of Charity Hospital

06/13/2005 - 06/25/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine at Sisters of Charity Hospital

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2007 - 2008
Austin Flint House staff Award

2007 - 2008
Chief Resident


Journal Articles

Tritos NA, Fazeli PK, McCormack A, Mallea-Gil SM, Pineyro MM, Christ-Crain M, Frara S, Labadzhyan A, Ioachimescu AG, Shimon I, Takahashi Y, Gurnell M, Fleseriu M, . "Pituitary Society Delphi Survey: An international perspective on endocrine management of patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas." Pituitary.. 2021 Jul 20; Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Marini TJ, Weiss SL, Gupta A, Zhao YT, Baran TM, Garra B, Shafiq I, Oppenheimer DC, Egoavil MS, Ortega RL, Quinn RA, Kan J, Dozier AM, Tamayo L, Carlotto C, Castaneda B. "Testing telediagnostic thyroid ultrasound in Peru: a new horizon in expanding access to imaging in rural and underserved areas." Journal of endocrinological investigation.. 2021 May 10; Epub 2021 May 10.

Paul DA, Strawderman E, Rodriguez A, Hoang R, Schneider CL, Haber S, Chernoff BL, Shafiq I, Williams ZR, Vates GE, Mahon BZ. "Empty Sella Syndrome as a Window Into the Neuroprotective Effects of Prolactin." Frontiers in medicine.. 2021 8:680602. Epub 2021 Jul 08.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Transsphenoidal Surgery for Craniopharyngiomas. In Transsphenoidal Surgery
Book Title: Transsphenoidal Surgery: Complication Avoidance and Management Techniques
Author List: Kenneth Foxx, Stephen Sandwell, Howard Silberstein, G. Edward Vates, Matthew Miller, Ismat Shafiq, Ekaterina Manuylova, Laura Calvi
Published By: Springer 2017