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Shams Zia, MD
41 ratings, 19 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3024 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Andrews Center First Floor
Raleigh, NC 27610
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
222 Ashville Ave
Cary, NC 27518
400 US Highway 70 E
Garner, NC 27529

Dr. Zia earned her undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s Government College in Karachi, Pakistan.

She attended medical school at Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. Her internship was completed at the Aga Khan University Hospital. She went on to complete a three-year residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, where she also served as Chief Resident. She completed a fellowship in the Department of Nephrology at Duke University Medical Center as well as serving as a clinical research fellow in Nephrology and Transplant with the Duke Clinical Research Institute.

In addition to serving as a nephrology consultant for the Kidney Stone Center, Dr. Zia also serves as an adult hospitalist on the WakeMed Raleigh Campus.

Appointments with Dr. Zia are made by referral through WakeMed Physician Practices — Urology.

She sees patients at all five WakeMed Urology locations.

Read Dr. Zia's most recent blog posts here.

Undergraduate Degree
St. Joseph’s Government College in Karachi, Pakistan
Medical School
Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Aga Khan University Hospital
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY
Department of Nephrology at Duke University Medical Center
Star Rating

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Overall Provider Rating
4.59 out of 5
41 ratings, 19 reviews

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

It was my first time meeting with a nutritionist. She was excellent!

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

The doctor and staff always showed the utmost concern and care for me. They did so to the point to make the visit seem enjoyable.

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

I was very satisfied with my experiance

WakeMed Patient - March 2020

everything went well

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