Nabeel Shakir

Nabeel A Shakir, MD

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Specialties: Urology

Services: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Gender Affirming Surgery, Genitoplastic Surgery, LGBTQ+ Health, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Transgender Health, Ureteral Obstruction, Urethral Stricture, Urinary Diversion, Urinary Fistula, Urologic Congenitalism, Urologic Robotic Surgery, Urology, Video Visits

Board Certification and Education


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, TX, 2015

Residencies & Internships

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Urology, TX, 2020
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, General Surgery, TX, 2016


  • NYU School of Medicine - NYU Langone Medical Center, Urology, NY, 2021

About Me

Biographical Statement

Nabeel A. Shakir, M.D., is Director of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery at the Vattikuti Urology Institute. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma and obtained his M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He was selected for the Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health, where he gained experience with advanced clinical research methods and urologic imaging modalities. Subsequently, he completed his residency in urology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He then trained in the subspecialty of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery at New York University Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Shakir’s clinical expertise includes bladder neck obstruction, urethral stricture, urinary fistula, ureteral obstruction, and urinary diversion, as well as genitoplastic surgery, gender affirming surgery, post-prostatectomy urinary incontinence, and urologic congenitalism. He has significant experience with minimally invasive procedures and, in particular, single-port robotic surgery. Dr. Shakir’s research interests include clinical decision aids, surgical education, and patient-centered outcomes. He seeks to empower patients to be partners in their health, to innovate novel treatments and bridge gaps in care, and to identify and teach future leaders in reconstructive urology.


  • Director of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery, Vattikuti Urology Institute,

Research Interests

  • Clinical decision support
  • Medical technology and device development
  • Patient-centered outcomes
  • Surgical education

Awards & Honors

  • 3rd Place, Resident Essay Competition, South Central Section American Urological Association (2019)
  • 1st Place, Resident Essay Competition, South Central Section American Urological Association (2018)
  • John D. McConnell Award for Excellence in Urology, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
  • Outstanding Poster, American Urological Association (2014)


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