Dr. Nadeem Shafi

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Shafi attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, graduating in 2000, and was accepted into the Pediatrics Residency program which he completed in 2003. Dr. Shafi trained in the Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care program at Baylor College of Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston Texas. After completing his fellowship training in 2007, Dr. Shafi joined the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine, in Gainesville, Florida, as an Assistant Professor and in 2010 he became a Joint Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience. Dr. Shafi returned to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in Critical Care Medicine in 2013.

Dr. Shafi’s research interest is in the field of spinal cord neuroregeneration and repair. He has been involved with investigating how genetic modification of neural stem cells can augment their potential for repairing the traumatically injured spinal cord – work for which he was awarded the Pediatric Critical Care Scientist Development Program K12. Dr. Shafi’s clinical interests are in neurointensive care.

Selected Publications

  1. Nadeem I. Shafi. “Disorders of Sodium: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia.” in Clinical Decision Support: Pediatrics, edited by McMillan JM, Barrett DJ, Boney CM, Jones MD (2012). Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. Wilmington, DE.

  2. Nadeem I. Shafi. “Disorders of Phosphorus: Hyperphosphatemia and Hypophosphatemiain Clinical Decision Support: Pediatrics, edited by McMillan JM, Barrett DJ, Boney CM, Jones MD (2012). Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. Wilmington, DE.



Dr. Nadeem Shafi

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Department of Pediatrics

Critical Care Division

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Children's Foundation
Research Center
50 N Dunlap, 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-287-6303