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photo Obaid S. Shaikh, MD, FRCP

Director, Transplantation Medicine, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Email: obaid@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-802-3162

Contact
Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition - Center for Liver Diseases
3471 Fifth Avenue - Kaufmann Medical Bldg., Suite 900
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-802-3162
Fax: 412-647-9268
E-mail: obaid@pitt.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Cathy Freehling
Address: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
3471 5th Ave- Lillian Kaufan Bld Suite 916 ( CLD) Center for Liver Diseases
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: freehlingca@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-647-4932
Fax: 412-647-9268
Administrative Assistant:
Ann Menke
Address: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (CLD) Center for Liver Diseases
3471 5thAve Lillian Kaufman Bld Suite 916
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: menkeaa@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-802-3162
Fax: 412-647-9268
Education and Training
Education
MBBS, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1979
MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, London (UK), 1985
Training
Registrar - Medicine/Gastroenterology, Whiston Hospital - Prescot, UK, 1991
Fellow - Gastroenterology/Hepatology, University of S. CA - Los Angeles, CA, 1993
Clinical Associate - Hepatology, NIH - Bethesda, MD, 1995
Fellow - Transplantation Medicine, Univ. of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA, 1996
Research Interest
Dr. Shaikh is a Professor of Medicine whose research efforts focus on progression of endstage liver disease, treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatocarcinogenesis and genomic profiling of liver tumors, and allocation models for liver transplantation.
Clinical Interest
General and Transplant Hepatology. Main focus of clinical interest is viral hepatitis, endstage liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Tao, R., Ruppert, K., Cruz, R., Malik, S., Shaikh, O., Ahmad, J., DiMartini, A., Humar, A., Fontes, P., de Vera, M.E. Hepatitis C recurrence is not adversely affected by he use of donation after cardiac death liver allografts. Liver Transplantation. 2010; 16(11): 1288-95.
Ragni, M.V., Moore, C.G., Soadwa, K., Nalesnik, M.A., Zajko, A.B., Cortese-Hassett, A., Whiteside, T.L., Hart, S., Zeevi, A., Li, J., Shaikh, O.S. Impact of HIV on liver fibrosis in men with hepatitis C infection and haemophilia. Haemophilia. 2011; 17(1): 103-11.
Taylor, R.M., Tujios, S., Jinjuvadia, K., Davern, T., Shaikh, O.S., Han, S., Chung, R.T., Lee, W.M., Fontana, R.J. Short and long-term outcomes in patients with acute liver failure due to ischemic hepatitis. Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 2012; 57(3): 777-85.
Manns, M.P., Pockros, P.J., Norkrans, G., Smith, C.I., Morgan, T.R., Haussinger, D., Shiffman, M.L., Hadziyannis, S.J., Schmidt, W.N., Jacobson, I.M., Barcena, R., Schiff, E.R., Shaikh, O.S., Bacon, B., Marcellin, P., Deng, W., Esteban-Mur, R., Poynard, T., Pedicone, L.D., Brass, C.A. Long-term clearance of hepatitis C virus following interferon a-2b or peginterferon a-2b, alone or in combination with ribavirin. Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 2013; 20(8): 524-9.
Habib, S., Chang, C.H., De Vera, M., Rana, A.A., Shaikh, O.S. Interferon Treatment Improves Survival among Liver Transplant Recipients with Recurrent Hepatitis C. The Journal of Surgery. 2013; 1: 1-6.
Terrault, N., Reddy, R., Poordad, F., Curry, M., Schiano, T., Shaikh, O., Dove, L., Shetty, K., Millis, M., Schiff, E., Regenstein, F., Barnes, D., Barin, B., Peters, M., Roland, M. Peginterferon and Ribavirin for Treatment of Recurrent Hepatitis C Disease in HCV-HIV Coinfected Liver Transplant Recipents. The American Journal of Transplantation. 2014; 14(5): 1129-35.
Rogal, S.S., Hu, A., Bandi, R., Shaikh, O. Novel therapy for non-cirrhotic hyperammonemia due to a spontaneous splenorenal shunt. World Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014; 20(25): 8288-91.
Butt, A.A., Yan, P., Bonilla, H., Abou-Samra, A.B., Shaikh, O.S., Simon, T.G., Chung, R.T., Rogal, S.S. Effect of addition of statins to antiviral therapy in hepatitis C virus-infected persons: Results from ERCHIVES. Hepatology. 2015; 62(2): 365-74.
Butt, A.A., Yan, P., Shaikh, O.S., Freiberg, M.S., Lo Re, V. 3rd, Justice, A.C., Sherman, K.E. Virologic response and haematologic toxicity of boceprevir- and telaprevir-containing regimens in actual clinical settings. The Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 2015; 22(9): 691-700.
Butt, A.A., Yan, P., Shaikh, O.S., Chung, R.T., Sherman, K.E. Sofosbuvir-based Regimens in Clinical Practice Achieve SVR Rates Closer to Clinical Trials. Liver International. 2015.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Hepatitis B Clinical Research Network - Data Coordinating Center
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Disease
Grant Number: U01 DK082864
Start Year: 2015
End Year: 2020
Title: Hepatitis B Clinical Research Network-Data Coordinating Center
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Disease
Grant Number: U01 DK082864
Start Year: 2008
End Year: 2015
Notable Achievements
Transplant Workshop. Hot topics in organ allocation: roadway to a fairer system. AASLD annual meeting, Boston. Course co-director., 2009