Kashif J. Piracha, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF Hospitalist, Clerkship Director, Medical Writer, Medical Editor, Medical Reviewer, Medical Educator, Health Blogger

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  • Kashif J. Piracha, MD FACP FASN FNKF, is a Dual Board-Certified Physician in active clinical practice as a hospitalist at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital in Houston, Texas. He is also the Internal Medicine Clerkship Director for Texas A&M College of Medicine.
  • His areas of expertise include Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, and Nephrology.


Dr. Piracha has 13 years of clinical experience. He has treated patients in multiple healthcare settings, including acute care hospitals, long term acute care facilities, and rehabilitation hospitals. During his career, he has worked both as a hospitalist and a nephrologist.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Piracha is also keenly involved in teaching Internal Medicine to Texas A&M College of Medicine students.

When away from work, he likes to spend time outdoors with his wife and three kids. He loves to hike and has visited several national parks with his family and friends.

He also loves to write and has published articles in ACP Hospitalist, American Physician Institute, and Doctors on Social Media.


Dr. Piracha received his medical degree from King Edward Medical University in Lahore, Pakistan, in 2000. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, from 2003 to 2006. He later completed a fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension from Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York, from 2012 to 2014.

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