Dr. James Shira MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. James Shira is a pediatric endocrinologist in Aurora, Colorado and is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 51 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Children's Hospital Colorado who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital Colorado
Ranked #8 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1960 - 1962

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1959 - 1960

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1959

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Allergy in Hawaii. Evaluation of 500 atopic children from the Island of Oahu.
Roth, A., Shira, J.

How evolution of mutations conferring drug resistance affects viral dynamics and clinical outcomes of cytomegalovirus-infected hematopoietic cell transplant recipients.
Springer, K. L., Chou, S., Li, S., Giller, R. H., Quinones, R., Shira, J. E., Weinberg, A.

Ampicillin rash in children. Relationship to penicillin allergy and infectious mononucleosis.
Kerns, D., Shira, J. E., Go, S., Summers, R. J., Schwab, J. A., Plunket, D. C.

See all 7 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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