Dr. Masako Shimamura MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Masako Shimamura is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Birmingham, Alabama. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Pediatrics, 1991–1994

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 1998–2001

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

AL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The Contribution of Cytomegalovirus to Atherosclerotic Events after Kidney Transplantation.
Shimamura, M.

Ganciclovir Prophylaxis Improves Late Murine Cytomegalovirus-Induced Renal Allograft Damage.
Shimamura, M., Seleme, M. C., Guo, L., Saunders, U., Schoeb, T. R., George, J. F., Britt, W. J.

Correlation and clinical utility of pp65 antigenemia and quantitative polymerase chain reaction assays for detection of cytomegalovirus in pediatric renal transplant patients.
Rha, B., Redden, D., Benfield, M., Lakeman, F., Whitley, R. J., Shimamura, M.

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