Kashif Piracha, MBBS FACP, a fellow in the Department of Nephrology at Stony Brook University Hospital, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). The distinction recognizes achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care.
Dr. Piracha was elected upon the recommendation of peers and the review of ACP’s Credentials Subcommittee. He may now use the letters “FACP” after his name in recognition of this honor.
Dr. Piracha is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. A graduate of King Edward Medical College in Pakistan, Dr. Piracha earned his medical degree in 2000 and completed his internal medicine residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, in 2006. He then worked as a clinical hospitalist in Fort Worth, Texas, for six years from 2006 to 2012. He is pursuing subspecialty training in nephrology at Stony Brook University Hospital.
The ACP is the second-largest physician group in the United States. Membership includes more than 133,000 internists, related subspecialists and medical students. Internists are specialists in the prevention, detection and treatment of illnesses in adults.