Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Dr. Shores is an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He did his undergraduate work at Wofford College in biology and attended the Medical University of South Carolina for medical school where he was Valedictorian and AOA.
After completing his internal medicine residency at Duke University (Durham, NC), he was Chief fellow in gastroenterology at Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC). In 2011 he completed an ACGME accredited fellowship in transplant hepatology at the University of California, San Francisco.
His interests include the care of patients with cirrhosis, including liver transplantation. Dr. Shores treats all forms of liver disease and conducts clinical trials. He also performs diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.
Nathan J Shores, Adolfo Fernandez, Kim R Geisinger, Kerry Link, Matt Davis, Janet Sawyer, Tam Nguyen, Larry Rudel. Non-Contrasted Computed Tomography for the Accurately Measure of Liver Steatosis in Obese Patients. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. Epub ahead of print 12 Feb 2011.
Shores NJ, Maida I, Perez-Saleme L, Núñez M. Virological rather than host factors are associated with transaminase levels among HIV-HCV-co-infected patients. Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care. 2010 Jan-Feb;9(1):15-9.
Shores, NJ, Bloomfeld, RS. Uvular Necrosis after Endoscopy. N Engl J Med 2009 361: e20.
Shores NJ, Maida I, Soriano V, Nunez M. Sexual transmission is associated with spontaneous HCV clearance in HIV-infected patients. J Hepatol. Sep 2008;49(3):323-328.
Shores NJ, Kimberly J. Seronegative hepatitis C-related fibrosing cholestatic hepatitis after renal transplant: a case report and review of the literature. NDT Plus 2008; doi: 10.1093/ndtplus/sfn027.
Shores NJ, Keeffe EB. Is Oral L-Acyl-Carnitine an Effective Therapy for Hepatic Encephalopathy? Review of the Literature. Dig Dis Sci. Feb 14 2008.
Rackoff A, Shores N, Willner I. Mesenteric venous thrombosis in a patient with pancreatitis and protein C deficiency. South Med J 2005; 98: 232-234
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