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Ismat Shafiq, M.B.B.S.


Clinical Interests

Pituitary Endocrinology; Thyroid Biopsy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-4994

Office: (585) 275-2901

Fax: (585) 273-1288

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients


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.


Faculty Appointments


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

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

Geer EB, Shafiq I, Gordon MB, Bonert V, Ayala A, Swerdloff RS, Katznelson L, Lalazar Y, Manuylova E, Pulaski-Liebert KJ, Carmichael JD, Hannoush Z, Surampudi V, Broder MS, Cherepanov D, Eagan M, Lee J, Said Q, Neary MP, Biller BM. "BIOCHEMICAL CONTROL DURING LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF 230 ADULT PATIENTS WITH CUSHING DISEASE: A MULTICENTER RETROSPECTIVE STUDY." Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.. 2017 Aug 0; 23(8):962-970. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

Lee CC, Kimmell KT, Lalonde A, Salzman P, Miller MC, Calvi LM, Manuylova E, Shafiq I, Edward Vates G. "Geographic variation in cost of care for pituitary tumor surgery." Pituitary.. 2016 Oct 0; 19(5):515-21.

Ekaterina Manuylova, Laura M. Calvi, Catherine Hastings, G. Edward Vates, Maryanne Stahlecker-Etter, Kenneth Foxx, Ismat Shafiq. "The Caveats of Corticotropin Stimulation Test in Diagnosing Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency: Case Reports and Literature Review". J Endocrinol Metab. 2016; 6(5): 154-157.