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Sara S. Shihab, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Women's Health Specialist


  1. Phoenix, Arizona



Dr. Sara Shihab is a board-certified Woman's Health internist specializing in sexual health and menopause. She calls Arizona home but was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq where she completed her medical school at Al-Nahrain University, School of Medicine with honors. Dr. Shihab completed her Internal Medicine residency at Yale New Haven hospital, Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Shihab has experience in both primary care and hospital base settings. She truly enjoys individualized patient care and believes wellness is a journey that involves the mind body and soul. She specially focuses on Women's Health and all aspects of caring for women throughout their life experiences. Additional special interests are preventative care in women, lifestyle medicine, health and fitness and cancer survivorship in women. In addition to being a core faculty member in the Women's Health Fellowship at Mayo Clinic Arizona, she is actively involved with the Internal Medicine Residency and Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.

  1. Intrauterine device method
  2. Joint injection
  1. 2015
    Resident - Internal MedicineYale School of Medicine
  2. 2012
    Clinical ExternshipDr. Maha Thomas/Dr. Mirna Demirdjian
  3. 2009
    Intern - Transitional MedicineAl-Rhadi Specialist Hospital
  4. 2008
    Doctor of MedicineAl-Nahrain University School of Medicine


  1. 2015
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Recognized for Professional AchievementIraqi Medical Specialty Journal
  2. 2017
    Foundation of Doctoring RecognitionUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine
  3. 2013
    Faculty Chosen Outstanding Intern of the YearYale University School of Medicine
  4. 2008
    Graduated 7th of 65 studentsAl-Nahrain University College of Medicine
  5. 2008
    Award for Outstanding Medical Graduate, Country LevelIraqi Medical Association
  6. 2007
    Award for Outstanding Medical Student, Country LevelIraqi Prime Minister
  7. 2006
    Dean University Award for Art and Science FestivalAl-Nahrain University College of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - 2021
    MemberPeer Review Committee, Banner Baywood Medical Center
  2. 2018 - 2021
    MemberCardiovascular Specialty Committee, Banner Baywood Medical Center
  3. 2018 - 2021
    MemberRadiology Specialty Committee, Banner Baywood Medical Center
  4. 2016 - 2018
    EPIC ChampionWebb Adult Clinic
  5. 2016 - 2018
    Cancer Screening and Preventative Care ChampionWebb Adult Clinic