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Dr. Murtaza Shakir MD

Dr. Murtaza Shakir MD

General Surgeon

Summary

Dr. Murtaza Shakir received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the Aga Khan University in Karachi Medical Colleges, Pakistan. He completed general surgery residencies at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, and at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He finished his ... Read More

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Biography

Dr. Murtaza Shakir received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the Aga Khan University in Karachi Medical Colleges, Pakistan. He completed general surgery residencies at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, and at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He finished his surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Hillman Cancer Center. He subsequently practiced in Louisiana, where he worked for three years as a general surgeon and a surgical oncologist. He moved to Houston to be closer to family and friends.

Board certified in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology, Dr. Shakir specializes in treating cancers of the hepatobiliary tract and pancreas, as well as malignancies of the breast, colon, parathyroid, stomach, thyroid, melanomas and soft tissue sarcomas. He also performs laparoscopic and robotic surgery for a variety of general surgical problems, including gallbladder and hernias.

Dr. Shakir is a member of the American Board of Surgeons (ABS), the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) and the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO).

In his free time, Dr. Shakir enjoys traveling and playing squash and cricket. Dr. Shakir and his wife have two children.

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Specialties
Medical Education
Aga Khan University Medical College, 2005
Internships & Residency
University of New Mexico at Albuquerque - Surgery, 2009
Riverside Methodist Hospitals, 2012
Fellowship
UPMC Cancer Pavillion, 2014
PCP Number
110000042114
Cities Served
Alief, Barker, Cypress, Houston, Katy

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ZIP Codes Served
77041, 77042, 77043, 77072, 77077, 77079, 77082

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)