Jack El Sawda, MD

Jack El Sawda, MD

Instructor in Medicine

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  • BS, Biology: University of Balamand, Balamand, Lebanon (2010)
  • Medical Degree: University of Balamand, Lebanon, St. George Hospital University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon (2014)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: UPMC-McKeesport, Pittsburgh, PA (2019)

Clinical Interests

Inpatient Care, Hospital Medicine, Oncology, Hematology

Research Interests

Melanoma, Immunotherapy, Oncology


El Sawda, J. Herpes simplex virus-2 myelitis Persistence of viral replication despite resolution of symptoms Case report and review of the literature, JML, 2018.

Poster Presentations

El Sawda, J. Endogenous Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia with New Onset Hyperglycemia: Diagnostic Challenges and Treatment Dilemma, Sistla et al, Endocrine society 2018.

El Sawda, J. Peripheral immune monitoring identifies biomarkers of response and toxicity after neoadjuvant combination with ipilimumab and high dose IFN in-patient with melanoma, Tarhini et al. SITC 2018.

El Sawda, J. Clonality of T-cell Repertoire in the Tumor Microenvironment and Peripheral Blood of Metastatic Melanoma Patients Treated with CTLA4 Blockade and Interferon-α, Tarhini et al. SITC 2017.