Shawhin Karimi MD
A native Texan, Dr. Karimi was born and raised in Houston. He completed his undergraduate training at
Baylor University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He began his medical training at the
American University of Antigua where he acquired his medical degree with Summa Cum Laude Honors.
Dr. Karimi completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
(UPMC) in Pittsburgh, PA earning the “Resident Research Award” during his last year of training. He also
completed his fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in
Galveston, TX where he was elected Chief Fellow during the last year of his fellowship.
His clinical interests include treating diseases of the thyroid, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and general
endocrine conditions. He believes in evidence based medicine and strives to provide personalized and
high quality care for every individual patient.
Currently he is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Harris County
medical Society, and Texas Medical Association. He resides in Houston with his wife Yasman who is a
Marriage and Family Therapist. In his spare time, he enjoys listening to music, traveling, and spending
time with his family.