Dr. Afsha Naimat-Shahzad is thrilled to be joining Central Texas Podiatry Associates In July, 2018. She was born in Karachi, Pakistan and raised in Boca Raton, Florida. She received her Bachelor's in Science Degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. with a major in Biological Sciences and a minor in Healthcare Administration. She graduated with her Doctorate in Podiatric medicine from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami Shores, Fl. Dr Naimat-Shahzad completed a three year Comprehensive surgical residency at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. During her residency, she had the privilege of treating Division 1 college athletes at the University of Pennsylvania Sports Medicine Department.
Dr. Naimat-Shahzad has a great interest in preventative medicine, limb salvage, wound care, and diabetic patients. She is excited about bringing her passion for limb salvage to Austin. Dr. Naimat-Shahzad believes that a patient should be informed and educated about their diagnosis by their healthcare provider. She hopes to learn and grow by working with Dr. Emery-Culberson and continue to provide excellent patient care at Central Texas Podiatry Associates.
Although not a native, she is not new to Texas. She is married to a Proud Texan from Dallas, Sharouq Shahzad. Mr. Shahzad is a Corporate Director of Finance and Business support for Accor Hotels for North and Central America, is a part of the biggest hotel in Austin, The Fairmont. Excited about calling the Texas Hill Country home in Leander, they both hope to be active members of the community. Dr. Naimat-Shahzad is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. In her spare time, she loves to explore the outdoors, cook, read, and spend time with her family.