About Renata Shih
Renata L. Shih, MD, is board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. Dr. Shih received her medical degree from Faculdade Ciencias Medicas Santa Casa de Sao Paulo in Brazil. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Sao Paulo Children’s Institute and her pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Sao Paulo Heart Institute (InCor). Dr. Shih also completed a pediatric residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Dr. Shih joined the UF Health Congenital Heart Center in 2013 after completion of her pediatric cardiology fellowship at University of Florida with focus in pediatric heart transplant, pulmonary hypertension and heart failure. Before moving to United States, Dr. Shih worked in pediatric intensive care at Santa Catarina Hospital, Sao Camilo Hospital and Cruzeiro do Sul Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
At UF Health, Dr. Shih is also part of outreach at the pediatric cardiology clinic and participates at a multidisciplinary muscular dystrophy clinic. Additionally, Dr. Shih and three other authors received The Langley Journal Award for best paper published in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analagesia for the article, “Determination of cardiac output by ultrasound velocity dilution in normovolemia and hypovolemia in dogs.”
Honors & Awards
- Pediatric Cardiology
- Pediatric Neuromuscular
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Heart failure – overview
- Pulmonary hypertension