Teh-chang Shih, physician

December 1, 2012

Teh-chang Shih, 82, a internist at Inova Alexandria Hospital from 1970 until his retirement in 2002, died Nov. 27 at his home in Alexandria. He had a stroke, his daughter June Shih said.

Dr. Shih was a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Teh-chang Shih was born in Quanzhou, China. In 1957, he received a medical degree from the National Taiwan University in Taipei. He received a master’s degree from Canada’s University of Alberta in 1966.

He served in the Taiwanese Army for one year in the late 1950s.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Catherine Shen Shih of Alexandria; two daughters, June Shih of Alexandria and Sandra Shih of Baltimore; two brothers; two sisters; and four grandchildren.

— Megan McDonough

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