Farshad "Mazda" Shirazi, MD, PhD, FACEP, FACMT

Associate Professor
Med. Director, Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center


3950 S. Country Club Rd.
Abrams 2263
(520) 626-5519
(520) 626-5171

Farshad "Mazda" Shirazi, MD, PhD, associate professor, is a clinical toxicologist and serves as the medical director of the University of Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center and director of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship.


MS: 1989, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
MD, PhD: 1997, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
2000, The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
2006, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Selected Recent Publications

Walter FG, Stolz U, French RNE, Chase PB, McNally J, Shirazi F. "Epidemiology of the reported severity of cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) snakebite." South. Med. J.. 2014;107(3):150-6.
Svirsky I, Stoneking LR, Grall K, Berkman M, Stolz U, Shirazi F. "Resident-initiated advanced triage effect on emergency department patient flow." J Emerg Med. 2013;45(5):746-51.
Walter F.G, Stolz U., Shirazi F., McNally J. "Epidemiology of severe and fatal rattlesnake bites published in the American Association of Poison Control Centers' Annual Reports." Clin ToxicolClin Toxicol. 2009;47:663-669.


Clinical Specialties: 


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