Shahid Shafi

City Council 

  • Elected to City Council, Place 1 (2014 - present)

Current Committees / Working Groups

  • Metroport Teen Court (June 2015-present)
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (2014 - present)

Board and Commission Service

  • Planning and Zoning Commission (2010 - 2011)
  • Strategic Planning Committee (2010-2011)

Community Organizations

  • Southlake Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Program - 2011
  • Southlake Department of Public Safety Citizens Academy - 2011
  • Carroll Medical Academy
  • Southlake Lions Club
  • Rainmakers Club
  • Southlake Executive Forum
  • Carroll Education Foundation Board
  • Southlake Historical Society
  • Bob Jones Nature Center of Southlake

Other Areas of Local and Regional Interest

  • Governor of Texas EMS and Trauma Advisory Council
  • North Texas Regional Advisory Council on Trauma and EMS
  • Grapevine Police Department
  • Project Access Dallas
  • Overseas mission hospital


  • Five Star Spirit Award for compassionate care
  • Patient Choice Award - 2011
  • John Hopkins International House Fellowship
  • Invited speaker - Southern Methodist University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas Houston, local churches, and community organizations


  • General Surgeon in private practice
  • Board certified in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • Masters in Public Health
  • Researcher with over 70 publications and multiple grants
  • Trained at the Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, State University of New York at Buffalo, Aga Khan University
  • Married to Ayesha Shafi for more than 22 years
  • Three children
  • Southlake resident since 2004