University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989–1992

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1992–1994

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1989


Wesley Medical Center

Via Christi Hospital Wichita

St. Francis Health Center


From the Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinics of Kansas Website:


A native Kansan, Dr. Shaver received his medical degree from the University of Kansas before receiving training at the University of Oklahoma for his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship. Dr. Shaver's key interests are the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis and systemic connective tissue diseases such as lupus. He is active in the local chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, teaches residents and medical students as a faculty member at the University of Kansas.

Recent NDB research

Wolfe F, Michaud K, Busch RE, Katz RS, Rasker JJ, Shahouri SH, Shaver TS, Wang S, Walitt BT, Häuser W. Polysymptomatic Distress in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Understanding disproportionate response and its spectrum. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Feb 4. doi: 10.1002/acr.22300. PubMed link
Masri KR, Shaver T. IgG4-related systemic disease: an uncommon presentation for an uncommon disease. Rheumatol Int. 2013 Jul;33(7):1865-6. doi: 10.1007/s00296-013-2677-4. PubMed link
Masri KR, Shaver TS, Shahouri SH, Wang S, Anderson JD, Busch RE. et al. Validity and reliability problems with patient global as a component of the ACR/EULAR remission criteria as used in clinical practice. Journal of Rheumatology. 2012: 39(6):1139-45 PubMed link
Shahouri SH, Michaud K, Mikuls TR, Caplan L, Shaver TS, Anderson JD, et al. Remission of rheumatoid arthritis in clinical practice: Application of the ACR/EULAR 2011 remission criteria. Arthritis Rheum. 2011;63(11):3204-15. PMCID: 3202065. PubMed link
Rasmussen A, Sevier S, Kelly JA, Glenn SB, Aberle T, Cooney CM, et al. The lupus family registry and repository. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Jan;50(1):47-59. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/keq302. PubMed link
Costenbader KH, Khamashta M, Ruiz-Garcia S, Perez-Rodriguez MT, Petri M, Elliott J, et al. Development and Initial Validation of the Self-Assessed Lupus Damage Index Questionnaire (LDIQ). Arthritis Care Res. 2010. PubMed link
Bergman MJ, Shahouri SH, Shaver TS, Anderson JD, Weidensaul DN, Busch RE, et al. Is Fatigue an Inflammatory Variable in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Analyses of Fatigue, Osteoarthritis, and Fibromyalgia. J Rheumatol. 2009;36:2788-94. PubMed link
Shaver TS, Anderson JD, Weidensaul DN, Shahouri SS, Busch RE, Mikuls TR, et al. The problem of rheumatoid arthritis disease activity and remission in clinical practice. J Rheumatol. 2008;35(6):1015-22. PubMed link