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Shiara Ortiz-Pujols, MD, Preventive Medicine, Staten Island, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

ShiaraMelissaOrtiz-PujolsMDMPH(She/Her)

Preventive Medicine Staten Island, NY

Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

Obesity Medicine

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  • Office

    256 Mason Avenue, Building C
    3rd floor
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    Phone+1 718-226-6398
    Fax+1 718-226-1247
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Summary

  • Dr. Shiara Ortiz-Pujols is a preventive medicine, obesity and lifestyle medicine physician in New York, NY. She received her medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and received her MPH at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about combating health disparities and promoting health equity.

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Public Health and General Preventive Medicine, 2017 - 2019
  • Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMPH, 2016
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Surgery, 2008 - 2015
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 2008 - 2014
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryClass of 2008
  • Yale University
    Yale UniversityBA, English Literature, 1994 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2022 - 2025
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2022 - 2025
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2020 - 2025
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Public Health & General Preventive Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity MedicineABOM
  • American College of Lifestyle MedicineAmerican Board of Lifestyle Medicine
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Alpha Omega Alpha University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapter, 2013
  • Friend of Nursing, Certificate of Recognition University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2008

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A blood immune suppression index (BISI) based on IL10/IL12 and ARG1/NOS2 ratios is predictive of immune dysfunction and respiratory failure after burn injury in patients  
    Stepp WH, Malfitano M, Saklayici I, Jones SW, Ortiz-Pujols S, Maile R, Cairns BA, Journal of Immunology, 1/1/2018
  • Acalculous Cholecystitis in Burn Patients: Is there a Role for Percutaneous Cholecystostomy?  
    Hermix SJ, Diegidio P, Garimella R, Garimella R, Ortiz-Pujols S, Yu H, Isaacson A, Mauro MA, Cairns BA, Hultman C, Clin Plast Surg, 1/1/2017
  • Life-threatening Skin Disorders Treated in the Burn Center: Impact of Health-care-associated Infections on Length of Stay, Survival, and Hospital Charges  
    Hermix SJ, Diegidio P, Garimella R, Ortiz-Pujols S, Garimella R, Weber DJ, van Duin D, Hultman CS, Clin Plast Surg, 1/1/2017
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Is It Possible to Have a Financially Viable, Evidence-Based, Weight Management Program in a PCMH?
    Ortiz-Pujols SM, Wilhoit-Reeves S, Sisler L, Porterfield D, Goldstein AO, Obesity Week Conference, Nashville, TN, 1/1/2018
  • Implications of Congenitally Acquired and Early Exposure to Zika Virus Infection on Child Neurodevelopment
    Ortiz Pujols SM, Martinez Rosales EL, Goldman BD, Collins M, Chavarria Torre M, Rosales Quintana L, Reyes Y, Zepeda O, de Silva A, Bucardo F, Becker-Dreps S, Stringer ..., American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2018
  • Lessons Learned from Implementing a Weight Management Program in a Patient-Centered Medical Home based on a USPSTF
    Ortiz-Pujols SM, Wilhoit-Reeves S, Sisler L, Burner C, Kaysin A, Goldstein AO, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 1/1/2018
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Lectures

  • Women in Health: Uncommon Paths 
    1/3/2019
  • Preparation for Graduation and Beyond: Career Options. National Hispanic Health Foundation 
    1/29/2018
  • Herramientas de Evaluacion del Desarrollo Infantil: Cuestionarios de Edades & Etapas (ASQ)-3 & Escalas de Aprendizaje Temprano de Mullen 
    Leon, Nicaragua - 1/1/2017
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Press Mentions

  • What Happens When You Stop Taking Weight Loss Drugs?
    What Happens When You Stop Taking Weight Loss Drugs?February 20th, 2024

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations