Shetal H Padia

Shetal H Padia, MD

Division:
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.924.1825
Primary Location:
Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic

Second Floor, Suite 2100

415 Ray C. Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.924.1825
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine; Endocrinology and Metabolism
Research Interests:

Hypertension, obesity, ghrelin and the renin-angiotensin system

Clinical Practice:
Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Infertility in Men, Pheochromocytoma, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), Infertility in Women, Diabetes and Metabolism
About
Title:
Associate Professor of Medicine
Biography

Dr. Padia grew up in the Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina. She attended Duke University and the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Virginia. Following a one-year term as chief resident of the Department of Internal Medicine at UVA, she completed a three-year fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism.

She joined the faculty in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UVA in 2007. She specializes in adrenal gland disease, steroid withdrawal syndrome, adrenal insufficiency, pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma, hyperaldosteronism, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cushings syndrome and resistant hypertension. 

In her laboratory, she studies the hormonal mechanisms of hypertension, especially the role of the kidney in salt and water balance. Her research is funded by an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Padia also serves as director of the endocrinology system for second-year medical students at UVA. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, traveling, cooking, photography and tennis.

Awards
  • American Society of Clinical Investigation Induction, 2013
  • UVA Department of Medicine Young Investigator Award, 2012
Education
Primary:
East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, 2000
Residency:
Internal Medicine, University of Virginia Health System
Fellowships:
Endocrinology, University of Virginia Health System