Dr. Tabassum Shamim is a Board-certified pediatrician practicing for over 18 years. She takes care of patients from newborn to age 21. Her passion for making a difference in children’s lives has brought her closer to both parents and children alike. As a fellowship-trained Adolescent Medicine physician, she helps patients transition from pediatric to adolescent stages, understanding their physical, behavioral, and emotional needs. Dr. Shamim has worked with private, as well as underserved populations, in New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. She speaks, English, Hindi, and conversational Spanish to connect with parents and children of diverse cultural backgrounds. As an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Shamim has precepted pediatric residents, trained physician assistant students, and supervised pediatric nurse practitioners. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Diplomate of Obesity Medicine Association. Currently, Dr. Shamim is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to joining the Neighborhood Health team, Dr. Shamim worked as a solo practitioner in Florida. In her spare time, she volunteers in the healthcare field, and enjoys travelling, healthy cooking, and spending quality time with her family and friends.
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Post Graduate Training Fellowship: Adolescent Medicine, Northshore Long Island Jewish Health System, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1999
Residency: Pediatrics, Nassau University Medical Center, 1996
Graduate Education MD, Universidad Technologica de Santiago, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1988