Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

   Division of Geriatric Medicine

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photo Shachi Tyagi, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-864-2084

Office: 3471 Fifth avenue, Kaufmann Building
Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-2084
Fax: 412-692-2370
Administrative Assistant:
Nicole Chinn
Address: 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 500
Kaufmann Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-2361
Fax: 412-692-2370
Education and Training
MD, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun, India, 2002
Internship in Internal Medicine, MHRI, Brown University, RI, 2007
Residency in Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, 2010
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011
Postdoctoral Scholarship, Geriatric Incontinence Research Unit, Institute on Aging, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
Research Interest
An Assistant Professor, Dr Tyagi is supported by an NIH-R03 and by the Geriatric Division's NIA Pepper Grant as a Pepper KL2 scholar. Her research interests include geriatric nocturia and insomnia, their treatment, and their impact on each other as well as on the risk of falls.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Tyagi currently sees patients at the Benedum Geriatric Clinic located in Montefiore Hospital where she provides primary care and consultative services for the geriatric population.
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Selected Publications:
Chancellor, D.D., Tyag,i S., Bazaco, M.C., Bacvinskas, S., Chancellor, M.B., Dato, V.M., de Miguel, F. Green onions: potential mechanism for hepatitis A contamination. Journal of Food Protection. 2006; 69 (6): 1468-72.
Tyagi, S., Tyagi, P., Van-le, S., Yoshimura, N., Chancellor, M.B., de Miguel, F. Qualitative and quantitative expression profile of muscarinic receptors in human urothelium and detrusor. Journal of Urology. 2006; 176: 1673-8.
Thomas, C.A., Tyagi, S., Yoshimura, N., Chancellor, M.B., Tyagi, P. Effect of hyperforin-enriched extract on pro-ejaculatory effect of 8-hydroxy-2-(di-N-propylamino)tetralin in anesthetized rats. Urology. 2007; 70 (4): 813-6.
Hayn, M.H., Ballesteros, I., de Miguel, F., Coyle, C.H., Tyagi, S., Yoshimura, N., Chancellor, M.B., Tyagi, P. Functional and immunohistochemical characterization of CB1 and CB2 receptors in rat bladder. Urology. 2008; 72 (5): 1174-8.
Chuang, Y.C., Thomas, C.A., Tyagi, S., Yoshimura, N., Tyagi, P., Chancellor, M.B. Human urine with solifenacin intake but not tolterodine or darifenacin intake blocks detrusor oveactivity. International Urogynecology Journal of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 2008; 19 (10): 1353-7.
Tyagi, S., Resnick, N.M., Perera, S., Monk, T.H., Hall, M.H., Buysse, D.J. Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Insomnia in Older Adults- Does Nocturia Matter?. SLEEP. 2014; 37 (4): 681-687.
Tyagi, S., Resnick, N.M., Perera, S., Monk, T.H., Hall, M.H., Buysse, D.J. Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia: Also Effective for Nocturia. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2014; 62 (1): 54-60.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Pittsburgh Older Americans Independence Center (RCDC Tyagi)
Role: Post Doctoral Scholar
Funding Agency: National Institute of Aging
Grant Number: P30 AG024827
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2020
Notable Achievements
"Best Essay Award"- Clinical Category of the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, 2014
"Best Poster Award"- Hope and Awareness for Interstitial Cystitis’ meeting, 2006
"Best Poster Award"- American Urological Association (AUA) annual meeting, 2006