Moiz Shafiq



  • Cardiovascular Disease

Accepting New Patients:

I am accepting new patients

Office Location(s):

HeartPlace Corsicana

301 Hospital Drive,
Suite 130
Corsicana, Texas 75110

Ph: 903-872-6262

Fax: 903-872-6272

HeartPlace Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital

621 N. Hall Street
Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75226

Ph: 214-841-2000

Fax: 214-841-2015


  • Victor RG, Ravenell JE, Freeman A, Leonard D, Bhat DG, Shafiq M, et. al. Effectiveness of a Barber-Based Intervention for Improving Hypertension Control In Black Men: The BARBER-1 Study: A Cluster Randomized Trial. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2010 Oct 25.
  • VIctor RG1 Ravenell JE, Freeman A, Bhat DG, Storm JS, Shafiq M,, et. al. A barberbased intervention for hypertension in African American men: design of a group randomized trial. American Heart Journal 2009 Jan;l57{1):30-6.
  • Shafiq MM,, Miller AB. Blocking aldosterone in heart failure. Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease. 2009 Oct;3{5):379-BS.
  • M. M. Shafiq, D.V. Menon, R.G. Vlctor. Oral Direct Renin Inhibition: Premise, Promise, and Potential Limitations of a New Antihypertensive Drug. American Journal of Medicine; Vol. 121(4), 4/2008, pp. 265-271.
  • R.G. Vlctor1, M.M. Shafiq. Sympathetic Neural Mechanisms In Human Hypertension. Current Hypertension Reports; Vol. 10, 6/2008, pp. 241 -247.
  • M.M. Shafiq, D.G. Bhat, et al. Factors Associated with Uncontrolled Hypertension In Urban African-American Men. Oral Presentation at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Council; 9/2008 {Abstract).
  • M. Shah, M. Shafiq, et al. Lower-than-Usual Blood Pressure Treatment Thresholds in African Americans? New Data from the Dallas Heart Study. Proceedings from the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Research Council; 9/2008 (Abstract).
  • Moiz M. Shafiq , P. Alexander Compton, Jose A. Joglar. Development of a Standardized Scale for Evaluating the Severity of Dependent Edema. UT Southwestern Sixth Annual Cardiovascular Symposium: Biomarkers in Ischemic Heart Disease, 10/2006 (Poster).
  • R.A. Carvalho, P. Zhao1 C.B. Wiegers, M.M. Shafiq, F.M.H. Jeffrey, C.R. Malloy, and A.D. Sherry. Krebs Cycle Kinetics in Rat Hearts by 1H-{13C} HMQC-TOCSY. Proceedings of the ISMRM, Vol. 7, pg. 639: 5/1999.

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Hypertension Specialist
  • Echocardiography


Professional Associations

Honors and Awards

  • University of Florida Dean's grant for Research Activity
  • Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholarship for Academic Achievement

Personal Narrative

  • Dr. Shafiq did his medical school and internal medicine training at UT Southwestern in Dallas. He completed his Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Florida, Jacksonville. Dr. Shafiq has a special interest in hypertension, and completed a 2-year National Institutes of Health Cardiovascular Research Fellowship with a special focus in Clinical Hypertension. He has obtained the Hypertension Specialist designation from the American Society of Hypertension. His interests also include cardiovascular disease prevention.


  • Gujarati, Spanish - basic conversational/medical


  • Undergraduate: University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas - TX, BS Chemistry (1995-1999)
  • Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas -TX, MD Degree (1999-2003)


  • Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas - TX (2003-2006)


  • Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern, Division of Hypertension, Dallas - TX, Clinical Hypertension Fellow NIH Post-Doctoral Cardiology Research Fellow (2006-2008)
  • Fellowship, Cardiology: University of Florida, Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology- Jacksonville, FL Cardiology Fellow (Chief) - (2008-2011)


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