Specialty Hospitalist Language(s) Spoken English; Urdu Joined Kelsey-Seybold February 2019 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional BackgroundShifa Siwani is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who began her nursing career in 2006 after receiving her associate degree in nursing from Houston Community College in 2006. In 2012, she graduated summa cum laude from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. Shifa earned her Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2017. Shifa has cared for patients through a variety of nursing positions over the course of her career. These include positions at Tomball Regional Hospital, Christus St. Catherine Hospital in Katy, and Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Prior to joining Kelsey-Seybold, Shifa was a Wellness Nurse at Houston Methodist Hospital.Professional AssociationsShifa is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, as well as the Houston Area Nurse Practitioner Committee.Hobbies and InterestsShifa enjoys spending time with her two beautiful children. She loves traveling, trying new restaurants, and attending comedy shows, festivals, and concerts. She also enjoys the outdoors and taking long hikes and bike rides. She recently developed a passion for billiards and shoots pool almost daily.