Safia Shaikh, MD

Safia Shaikh, MD

Instructor in Medicine


Medical Degree: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Sindh, Pakistan (2013)

Residency, Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine Residency, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan (2017)

Residency, Internal Medicine: SSM Health St Mary’s Hospital, St Louis, MO (2022)

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient care, and cardiology, quality improvement

Research Interests

Interested in research involving hospital medicine and quality improvement, with a special interest in Cardiology. Interested in cost effective medicine focused for patient care and measures to decrease readmission rate. 


Peer Reviewed Manuscripts:

Shaikh S, Mohamed MMG, Osman M, Kheiri B. Meta-Analysis Comparing Direct Oral Anticoagulants Versus Vitamin K Antagonists in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Who Underwent Bioprosthetic Valve Replacement. Am J Cardiol. 2022.

Mohamed MMG, Shaikh S, Osman M, Kheiri B. Meta-Analysis of One-Month Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Versus Standard Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2021 Dec 31:S0002-9149(21)01160-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.11.035. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34980361.

Oyenuga M, Shaikh S, Harris B, Sinha J, Lacasse A. Recurrent neutropenia and chronic diarrhea following thymectomy: the good, the bad, and the ugly. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2021 Mar 23;11(2):263-265. doi: 10.1080/20009666.2021.1877400. PMID: 33889334; PMCID: PMC8043559.

Mohamed MMG, Shaikh S, Osman M, Kheiri B. Meta-Analysis of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors in Heart Failure Patients Without Diabetes. Am J Cardiol. 2021 Jun 1;148:175-176. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.03.001. Epub 2021 Mar 6. PMID: 33689699.

Shaikh S, Gonzalez-Zapata A, Mujeeb A, Rauf A, Thekkemuriyil D. Asymptomatic HyperCKemia: A Diagnostic Trap. Cureus. 2021 Jan 19;13(1):e12791. doi: 10.7759/cureus.12791. PMID: 33628661; PMCID: PMC7891676.

Shaikh S, Mohamed MM, Mujeeb A, Shaikh F, Harris B. Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis Precipitated by a Keto Diet: Importance of Dietary History in Diagnosis. Cureus. 2020 Sep 2;12(9):e10199. doi: 10.7759/cureus.10199. PMID: 33033677; PMCID: PMC7532873.