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Sadia Z. Shah, M.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Transplant Pulmonologist

Specialty Groups


  1. Jacksonville, Florida




The research interests of Sadia Shah, M.D., are in Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Transplant and Larynx-Trachea Transplant. She is a member of International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation and American Transplant Congress. She is part of Mayo Clinic Transplant Convergence Group which collaborates between Mayo Clinic Arizona, Minnesota and Florida Transplant Division to ensure that all sites provide the latest and best care to lung transplant patients that the world has to offer.

Dr. Shah is currently the Interim Medical Director for Lung Transplant Program at Mayo Clinic Arizona and has been involved with re-launching of the program. She is also the Medical Director for Larynx-Trachea Transplant Program at Mayo Clinic, Arizona.

Focus areas

  • Lung Transplant: Specific areas of interest include Lung Transplant acute cellular rejection, Antibody mediated rejection, Bronchiolitis Obliterans, Lung Transplant infection. Dr. Shah collaborates with Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery for management of Lung Transplant patients.
  • Larynx-Trachea Transplant: Dr. Shah is interested in Vascularized Composite Allo-transplantation and has been collaborating with Division of Ear, Nose and Throat to start the first Larynx-Trachea Transplant Program in Mayo Clinic, Arizona.
  • Interstitial Lung Disease: Dr. Shah is interested in Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease secondary to connective tissue disease and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. She believes in team approach for management of these critically sick patients and collaborates with Division of Rheumatology, Interventional Pulmonary and Cardiothoracic Surgery to provide them the optimal care.

Significance to patient care

Dr. Shah's research focuses on improving the Clinical Outcomes of Lung Transplant patients and is the member of Transplant Quality Committee at Mayo Clinic, Arizona.

  1. Arterial line placement
  2. Bronchoscopy
  3. Central venous catheterization
  4. Chest tube placement
  5. Endotracheal intubation
  6. Lung transplant
  7. Post-transplant long-term care
  8. Pre-transplant evaluation
  9. Right heart catheterization with exercise
  • Lung transplantation
  • Advanced lung diseases
  1. 2020
    MBAUniversity of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management
  2. 2015
    Fellowship - Lung and Heart-Lung TransplantStanford University Medical Center
  3. 2014
    Fellowship - Pulmonary & Critical Care MedicineHenry Ford Health System
  4. 2011
    Residency - Internal MedicineHenry Ford Health System
  5. 2004
    MBBSIsra University


  1. 2016
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2015
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2012
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    MEGA Program Award (Tracheal Replacement using Bioengineered 3 D printed Tracheal Scaffold with Amniotic Membrane in-lay Graft.) MEGA Program
  2. 2018
    Invited moderator for Literature Review: ILD, Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Lung Transplant and End-Stage Lung DiseaseCHEST 2018

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MCF COVID Treatment Review Panel
  2. 2019
    Mayo Clinic 2030 - Disruptive Innovation (Green Team)
  3. 2019
    Mayo Clinic/Google Advisory Board
  4. 2019 - present
    Connected Care Subcommittee
  5. 2018 - present
    Greater Leadership Opportunities for Women (GLOW), Mayo Employee Resource Group
  6. 2018 - present
    Mortality Review Subcommittee, Quality and Process Improvement Committee
  7. 2018 - present
    Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  8. 2018 - present
    Mayo Clinic Transplant Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 2018 - present
    Transplant Center Quality Committee, Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery
  10. 2018 - present
    Lung Convergence Group, Enterprise Transplant Center, Mayo Clinic Committees
  11. 2018 - present
    ARZ Plummer Provider Advocate Forum
  12. 2018 - present
    Plummer Project EPIC
  13. 2018 - present
    MCA Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council
  14. 2018 - present
    American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  15. 2018 - present
    Lung Transplant Steering Committee, CHEST
  16. 2016
    Research Day, The Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
  17. 2016
    Ohio/Air Force Chapter Meeting, American College of Physicians
  18. 2016 - present
    American Society of Transplantation
  19. 2015 - 2017
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program, Clinical Competency Committee, Ohio State University
  20. 2015 - 2017
    Program Evaluation Committee, Ohio State University
  21. 2015 - 2017
    Clinical Competency Committee, Ohio State University
  22. 2015 - 2017
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Program, Program Evaluation Committee, Ohio State University
  23. 2015 - 2017
    Lung Quality Committee, Ohio State University
  24. 2015 - 2017
    Lung Transplant Program, Lung Quality Committee, Ohio State University
  25. 2015 - 2017
    Lung Transplant, Comprehensive Transplant Center Grand Rounds Committee, Ohio State University
  26. 2015 - 2017
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, Wexner Medical Center, Ohio State University
  27. 2015 - 2017
    Critical Care Fellowship Program Evaluation Committee, Ohio State University
  28. 2014 - present
    Stanford University
  29. 2014 - present
    International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  30. 2013 - present
    American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  31. 2013 - present
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  32. 2008 - present
    Postgraduate Association (HPA), Harvard University
  33. 2008 - present
    American College of Physicians (ACP)
  34. 2008 - present
    American Medical Association (AMA)
  35. 2007 - present
    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association