Sarah Shearer, MD

Dr. Sarah Shearer joined Renal Specialists of Houston in 1991 after completing a fellowship in nephrology at Baylor College of Medicine. She serves as Clinical Associate Professor for Baylor and has received numerous teaching awards. Featured by CNN during Houston’s Hurricane Harvey, she is actively engaged in community outreach and local charitable organizations. Dr. Shearer is medical director of Fresenius Museum District Dialysis Center and Texas Medical Center Home Therapies.

PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, current
  • Transplant Nephrologist, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, current
  • Preceptor, UTMB School of Nursing for Nurse Practitioner Galveston TX 2018

RENAL FELLOWSHIP

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 1989 - 1991

RESIDENCY

  • Chief Medical Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 1988 – 1989
  • Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1985 - 1988

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 1981-1985

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Nephrology

AREAS OF CLINICAL INTEREST

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Geriatric Nephrology
  • Hypertension
  • Renal replacement therapies

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • CHI Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Clear
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast
  • Houston Methodist Baytown
  • Houston Methodist Clearlake
  • Houston Methodist Medical Center
  • Kindred Bay Area Hospital
  • Kindred Clear Lake
  • Kindred Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Clearlake
  • PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Clearlake North
  • St. Luke’s Vintage Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Patients Medical Center
  • MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Harris County Medical Society

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Six-Time Recipient of Excellence in Teaching, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member, Baylor College of Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

  • S. Shearer: “Chronic Kidney Disease,” Houston Medical Journal Sept 2010 Vol 7 Issue 6
  • S. Shearer: “Healthy Kidneys Should Be a Priority,” Houston Chronicle March 6, 2010

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Houston Food Bank volunteer, current
  • Hope For Youth, current
  • Young Professionals weekly Bible study leader, current
  • Featured by CNN during Hurricane Harvey, 2017
  • Previous Medical Director, Casa El Buen Samaritano Medical Clinic, Houston
  • Previous Member of Houston Mayor’s Wellness Council