“To provide personal and compassionate care that works for each person individually because the only right treatment is the one that works for you. Our goal is to be your health advocate by meeting your health care needs and helping you navigate any complex health decision making that may be needed.”

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Primary & Geriatric Care
  • Hospital Medicine



Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, IL

Internship and Residency

West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL
1994 and 1996

Medical School

Dow Medical College
Doctor of Medicine
Karachi, Pakistan

Undergraduate School

Cadet College
Hasanabdal, Pakistan

Hospitals Affiliated With

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
Suburban Hospital
Washington Adventist Hospital

Professional Associations

American Medical Directors Association (AMDA)

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)


Dr. Shahid Shamim recently acquired Dr. Jan Bachowski’s practice and opened his office in the adjacent building located at 11119 Rockville Pike. His areas of expertise include internal medicine, primary care, hospital medicine, and geriatrics. His services include providing annual physicals, urgent/sick visits, promotional and preventive health, geriatric health, disease management, and personalized health action plans.

Dr. Shamim graduated from Dow Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his residency in 1996 at West Suburban Medical Center in Chicago. He then went on to do a fellowship in Geriatrics at Loyola University. Dr. Shamim is board certified in Internal Medicine and he is also a Certified Medical Director. He is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA). He has privileges at Suburban, Shady Grove, and Washington Adventist Hospitals.

Prior to coming to the D.C. metro area, Dr. Shamim was practicing in Northern Neck Virginia. In 2002 he joined the practice of Riar and Altschuler where he worked for two years. In 2004 he left the practice and joined Capital Internal Medicine at Holy Cross Hospital, and briefly worked as a hospitalist before moving on. For the last 10 years, he was Director of the Hospitalist Services at Washington Adventist Hospital, where he supervised 10 physicians and two PAs. While at Washington Adventist he received the R.I.S.E.S. award for his work. He is also the Medical Director of two nursing homes in Montgomery County.