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Wael E. Shams, MD | Associate Professor
VA Building 3, Box 70622
Graduate:Egyptian Master Degree of Internal Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria,
Egypt, 1993-1996: Egyptian Doctorate of Degree of Internal Medicine, University of
Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt, 1996-2001
Residencies: Internal Medicine, Alexandria University Main Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 1993-1996; Internal Medicine, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ, 1998-2000
Fellowships: Infectious Diseases, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2002-2004
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, 2002
Special Areas of Interest: Antimicrobial Surveillance
Wael Shams, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at East Tennessee State University's Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City. In addition to his faculty role with the Department of Medicines Division of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Shams also serves as an Infectious Diseases Specialist and Infection Control Physician at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Mountain Home, Tennessee.
After earning his medical degree from his native Egypt, Dr. Shams completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Kentucky's School of Medicine.
Dr. Shams is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and he is a member of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Disease Society of America, and the American Academy of HIV Medicine. An experienced researcher, the results of his studies are published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Clinical Infectious Diseases, Infections in Medicine, and the Southern Medical Journal.