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Imrana Malik, MD, DABSM, FCCP

Present Title & Affiliation


Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 112
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: B7.4320
Phone: 713-792-5040
Fax: 713-745-1869

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1998 Loyola University, Maywood, IL, MD, Doctor of Medicine, Medicine
1994 University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, BS, Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Biochemistry

Postgraduate Training

2004-2005 Clinical Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
2001-2004 Clinical Fellowship, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
1999-2001 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
1998-1999 Clinical Internship, Internal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Board Certifications

2007 Sleep Medicine, Recertification Date: 2017
2004 Pulmonary Medicine, Recertification Date: 2014
2003 Internal Medicine, Recertification Date: 2013


Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2005-8/2013

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Institutional Review Board 5, 2012-2014
Chair, Research and Publications Committee, 2009-present
Member, Clinical Research Committee (CRC) 3, 2008-2011
Member, Secure Messaging Workgroup, 2007-2011
Co-Chair, Sepsis Collaborative Committee, 2006-present
Alternate Representative, Medical Records Committee, 2006-2013
Chair, ICU Visitation Task Force Education Subcommittee, 2006-2009

Honors and Awards

2013 Outstanding Patient Educator at MD Anderson Cancer Center
2006 Certificate in Clinical Safety & Effectiveness, MD Anderson Cancer Center
2001 Associate Chief Resident
1999 Loyola Clinical Vignettes Competition, 3rd place
1995 St. Luke’s Day Medical Student Research Forum
1993 Golden Key National Honor Society

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, USA
Member, 2005-present
American College of Chest Physicians, USA
Member, 2004-present
American Medical Association, USA
Member, 2004-present
American Thoracic Society, USA
Member, 2004-present
Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA
Member, 2005-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Hanzelka K, Yeung S, Chisholm G, Willis Merriman K, Gaeta S, Malik I, Rice T. Implementation of Modified Early Goal Directed Therapy for Sepsis in the Emergency Center of a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Supportive Care in Cancer. e-Pub 9/2012.
Other Articles
1. Braiteh F, Malik I. Pneumoperocardium. CMAJ 179(10):1087, 2008.


1. Malik I, Dee B, Anderegg B, Erfe R, Granwehr B, Olaoya A, Price K. Blood Culture Yield and Resistance in ICU Cancer Patients with Pre-Existing Antimicrobial Coverage. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 18-22, 2013, 5/2013.
2. Malik I, Lu M, Gaeta S, Terrell J, Feng C, Price K, Lodato R. Sepsis ICD-9 Codes Validation Study: A Retrospective Chart Review. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 18-22, 2013, 5/2013.
3. Nates JL, Rathi N, Haque S, Gaeta S, Pravinkumar E, Botz G, Chen K, Crommett JW, Calabrese D, de Villalobos D, Malik I, Price K. ICU Triage Improves Patient Flow and Resource Utilization. Chest October 2011 140(4):Meeting Abstracts 357A, 10/2011.
4. Cardenas-Turanzas M, Malik I, Outcomes of patients with cancer and sepsis in Texas: A population based study of critically ill patients. 40th Critical Care Congress, San Diego, CA (Jan 15-19, 2011), 2011.
5. Vigil KJ, Adachi JA, Jiang Y, Popat UR, Mahani MG, Granwehr B, Malik I, Gaeata S, Champlin RE, Raad I, Chemaly R. Novel Influenza A (2009/H1N1) Infection in Cancer Patients During the Ongoing Pandemic: Early Therapy Improves Outcome. Presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America 2010, and American Society of Hematology 2010, 2010.
6. Lakkis CL, Malik I, Perrier N, Castriotta RJ. Evaluation of Sleep in End-Stage Renal Failure Patients with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (HPT). The University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center - Presented at Associated Professional Sleep Societies, 2005.
7. Malik I, Castriotta RJ. Snoring and cardiovascular disease: 2-5 year follow-up after diagnosis of polysomnographically verified primary snoring disorder. The University of Texas Health Science Center - Presented at American College of Chest Physicians, 2004.
8. Malik I, Khedr M, Narayanan SL, Castriotta RJ. Primary snoring disorder and cardiovascular disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med(167):A136, 5/2003.
9. Parthasarathy S, Malik I, Jubran A, Tobin MJ. Does ventilator mode influence sleep quality in critically ill patients?. Hines VA Hospital, Hines, IL, 2000.

Last updated: 7/1/2015