Meet Sadia Saleem, M.D.
Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine
About Dr. Saleem
Present Title & Affiliation
Associate Professor, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Education & Training
|2004||Aga Khan University, Karachi, PAK, MBBS, MBBS|
|2011-2014||Clinical Fellowship, Hematology Oncology Fellowship, Harold C Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center/UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX|
|2007-2009||Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX|
|2006-2007||Clinical Internship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX|
|2009||American Board of Internal Medicine|
Experience & Service
Assistant Professor, Department of General Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2019 - Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2014 - Present
Institutional Committee Activities
Section Chief, Breast Medical Oncology for the Houston Area Locations, 2021 - Present
Leader, Houston Area Locations-Texas Medical Center Inflammatory Breast Cancer Collaboration, 2020 - Present
Senator for Breast Medical Oncology, Faculty Senate for MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2019 - Present
Honors & Awards
|2021||Top Performer 1% nationally on CAHPS measures|
|2019||Top Performer 10% nationally on CAHPS measures|
|2013||Rooney Cancer Award, Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center/UT Southwestern|
- Durinck S, Stawiski EW, Pavía-Jiménez A, Modrusan Z, Kapur P, Jaiswal BS, Zhang N, Toffessi-Tcheuyap V, Nguyen TT, Pahuja KB, Chen YJ, Saleem S, Chaudhuri S, Heldens S, Jackson M, Peña-Llopis S, Guillory J, Toy K, Ha C, Harris CJ, Holloman E, Hill HM, Stinson J, Rivers CS, Janakiraman V, Wang W, Kinch LN, Grishin NV, Haverty PM, Chow B, Gehring JS, Reeder J, Pau G, Wu TD, Margulis V, Lotan Y, Sagalowsky A, Pedrosa I, de Sauvage FJ, Brugarolas J, Seshagiri S. Spectrum of diverse genomic alterations define non-clear cell renal carcinoma subtypes. Nat Genet 47(1):13-21, 2015. e-Pub 2014. PMID: 25401301.
- Zakiullah N, Saleem S, Sadiq S, Sani N, Shahpurwala M, Shamim A, Yousuf A, Khan MM, Nayani P. Deliberate self-harm: characteristics of patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. Crisis 29(1):32-7, 2008. PMID: 18389643.
- Saleem S, Rice L. Limb amputation in hemoglobin SC disease after application of ice and elevation. Am J Hematol 82(1):53-4, 2007. PMID: 16929537.
- Qidwai W, Saleheen D, Saleem S, Andrades M, Azam SI. Physical exercise as a key health determinant among patients. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13(7):421-2, 2003. PMID: 12887849.
- Qidwai W, Saleheen D, Saleem S, Andrades M, Azam SI. Are our people health conscious? Results of a patients survey in Karachi, Pakistan. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 15(1):10-3, 2003. PMID: 12870308.