Medical Education and Certifications

Under-Graduate Medical Education

M.D. with top honor first in class University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
M.D. Under the Auspiciis of the Austrian President
"Summa Cum Laude" June 28, 1962


Dr. Shahawy receving ring of honor from President of Austria. It is the highest honor that the Republic can give. 

Post-Graduate Medical Education

  • July 1971 - June 1973   Fellow/Teaching Fellow and Instructor in Cardiology Medical College of Georgia; Augusta, GA
  • July 1970-1971   Research Fellow Medicine/Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN
  • July 1968-1970 Fellow in Medicine Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN
  • July 1967-1968 Rotating Intern Flushing Hospital and Medical Center; New York, NY
  • May 1962-1967 Elective Residency Training in Medicine and Cardiology (Algemeines Krankenhaus) University of Vienna; Vienna, Austria

Specialty Certifications And Post-Graduate Degrees

  • Diplomat of the Certification Board Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CBCCT)    2010
  • Level 111 Re-certification by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2011
  • Level 111 Certification by the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) 2008
  • Certified by the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases #034604 1981
  • Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine #034604  1977
  • Certified by the Canadian Board of Internal Medicine (written)    1975
  • Master of Science, Medicine/Cardiovascular Diseases; University of Minnesota Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN  1971
  • Diploma of Medicine/Cardiovascular Diseases; University of Vienna, Austria   1966
  • Diploma of Medicine; University of Vienna, Austria 1962

State Board Certifications And Licenses

  • E.C.F.M.G. (#63359)  1966
  • Florida State Board of Medical Examiners (#20619) 1973
  • Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners (# 15621) 1973
  • "FLEX" (with reciprocity in 49 states) 1973

Other Certifications

  • Certification by the Florida Medical Association for “Instructional Program on Accreditation for Continuing Medical Education” 1999/2000
  • Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association May 2007
  • Instructor for AHA BLS and ACLS courses  October 2007
  • Certified by SCCT [Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography] Level 2 March 2008
  • Certified by SCCT [Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography] Level 3 July 2008