Vahakn Shahinian, MD

Vahakn Shahinian, MD

Chief, Dow Division of Health Services Research, Urology
Dr. Robert H. and Eva M. Moyad Research Professor of Urology
Professor, Nephrology, Internal Medicine
Professor, Urology


Nephrology, Internal Medicine
Dow Health Services Research

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests: Kidney disease

Research Interests: Patterns and health outcomes of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist use for the treatment of prostate cancer using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Results (SEER)-Medicare linked registry; Patterns and determinants of survivorship care in prostate cancer; Examination of quality of care in chronic kidney disease using administrative data.


Medical School or Training

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 1994


  • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Internal Medicine, MD, 1997


  • Nephrology Transplant, London Health Sciences Centre, 2002
  • Internal Medicine Nephrology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 1999

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Nephrologists
  • Southern Society for Clinical Investigation

Board Certification

  • Nephrology

Web Sites

Taubman Center Floor 3 Reception C
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5364
Ann Arbor, MI 48109