Medical School
Punjab University, Pakistan (1993)
Mount Sinai Medical Center (1994), General Surgery
Christ Hospital & Medical Center (1995), Family Medicine
Christ Hospital & Medical Center (1997), Family Medicine
Christ Hospital & Medical Center (1998), Faculty Development

Research Interest

  • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Child abuse
  • Primary Care Research


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Gastrointestinal Complications of Diabetes. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Jun 15;77(12):1697-702.
Amer Shakil, Robert J Church, Shobha S Rao 2008
Parkinson’s disease: diagnosis and treatment.
Rao SS, Hofmann LA, Shakil A. Am Fam Physician. 2006 Dec December 2006 15;74(12) 2046-54
Clinical inquiries. What is the role of tacrolimus and pimecrolimus in atopic dermatitis?
Trammell S, Shakil A, Wilder L, Daugird A. J Fam Pract. August 2005 4(8) 714-6.
Validation of the HITS domestic violence screening tool with males
Shakil A, Donald S, Sinacore JM, Krepcho M. Fam Med. March 2005 37(3) 193-8.
Clinical inquiries. Do antibiotics prevent recurrent UTI in children with anatomic abnormalities?
Shakil A, Reed L, Wilder L, Strand WR J Fam Pract. June 2004 53(6) 498-500

Honors & Awards

  • Program Director Recognition Award
    Bronze Level by Association of Family Medicine Program Directors (2011)
  • Special Constituency Leadership Award
    Leadership Award from the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Association of Department of Family Medicine (ADFM)
  • Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)
  • Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAPF)
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians