Saba Sartajuddin Sheikh, MBBS, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
Fax: 215-590-3500
The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, 2005.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Sheikh is a pediatric pulmonologist with expertise in CF, CF metabolic syndrome and lung transplant.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Sheikh has expertise in clinical studies of body composition, skeletal muscle function and Cystic Fibrosis Related diabetes in people with Cystic Fibrosis

Selected Publications

Lei W S, Kilberg M, Zemel B, Rubenstein R, Harris C, Sheikh S, Kelly A, Kindler J: Bone metabolism and incretin hormones following glucose ingestion in young adults with pancreatic insufficient cystic fibrosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab Sept 2022.

BAss RM, Tindall A, Sheikh, S: Utilization of the Healthy Eating Index in Cystic Fibrosis. Nutrients Feb 2022.

Zysman-Colman Z, Munsar Z, Sheikh S, Rubenstein RC, Kelly A.: Infant Body Mass Index or Weight-for-Length and Risk of Undernutrition in Childhood Among Children with Cystic Fibrosis. J Peds Dec 2021.

Kelly A, Sheikh S, Stefanovski D, Peleckis C R N P AJ, Nyirjesy SC, Eiel JN, Sidhaye A, Localio R, Gallop R, De Leon DD, Hadjiliadis D, Rubenstein RC, Rickels MR.: Effect of Sitagliptin on Islet Function in Pancreatic Insufficient Cystic Fibrosis With Abnormal Glucose Tolerance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021.

Kilberg MJ, Harris C, Sheikh S, Stefanovski D, Cuchel M, Kubrak C, Hadjiliadis D, Rubenstein RC, Rickels MR, Kelly A: Hypoglycemia and Islet function Following Oral Glucose Tolerance Testing in Pancreatic Insufficient Cystic Fibrosis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2020.

Saba Sheikh, Andrea Kelly, Darko Stefanovski, Amy J. Peleckis, Sarah C. Nyirjesy, Jack N. Eiel, Christina Kubrak, Aniket Sidhaye, A. Russell Localio, Diva D. De Leon, Denis Hadjiliadis, Ronald C. Rubenstein, and Michael R. Rickels: Effects of DPP4 inhibition on the enteroinsular axis in glucose intolerant adults with pancreatic insufficient cystic fibrosis. Diabetes Care 2020.

Sheikh S, Localio AR, Kelly A, Rubenstein RC: Abnormal glucose tolerance and the 50-gram glucose challenge test in Cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis 2020.

Zysman-Colman,Z., Kilberg, MJ., Harrison, VS., Chesi, A., Grant, SFA., Mitchell, J, Sheikh, S., Hadjiliadis, D., Rickels, MR.; Rubenstein, RC., Kelly, A. : Genetic Potential and Height Velocity during Childhood and Adolescence do not Fully Account for Shorter Stature in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Res. 2020.

Kilberg MJ, Sheikh S, Stefanovski D, Kubrak C, De Leon DD, Hadjiliadis D, Rubenstein RC, Rickels MR, Kelly A: Dysregulated insulin in pancreatic insufficient cystic fibrosis with post-prandial hypoglycemia. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Page: doi: 10.1016, Aug 2019 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Kelly A, De Leon DD, Sheikh S, Camburn D, Kubrak C, Peleckis AJ, Stefanovski D, Hadjiliadis D, Rickels MR, Rubenstein RC.: Islet Hormone and Incretin Secretion in Cystic Fibrosis after Four Months of Ivacaftor Therapy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 199(3): 342-351, 2019.

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