Scott Shafiei, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine - University Hospitals
  • Hospital Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine


Scott S. Shafiei, M.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in hospital medicine.

Dr. Shafiei earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and he completed an internal medicine residency at Baylor University Medical Center.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Shafiei joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023. He previously served as a hospitalist at St. David’s HealthCare.

Dr. Shafiei is a member of the Dallas County Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and the American College of Physicians.

His clinical interests include general internal medicine, quality improvement, and medical education. He has delivered several presentations and published peer-reviewed articles on those topics and has served as a manuscript reviewer for the Textbook of Cardiorenal Medicine and the journal Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Shafiei enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, hiking, traveling, and listening to music.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Medical Branch-Galveston (2013-2017)
  • Internship - Baylor University Medical Center (2017-2018), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - Baylor University Medical Center (2018-2020), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Best Oral Presentation in Aging Research 2015, National Student Research Forum: Sealy Center on Aging, The University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Best Overall Research Poster 2014, Medical Student Summer Research Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Pharmacoepidemiology in Cardiorenal Medicine in Textbook of Cardiorenal Medicine
      Shafiei SS, Tecson KM (2021), Switzerland, Springer, Cham

Clinical Focus

  • Hospital Medicine
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Medical Education
  • Quality Improvement

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