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Nader Shaikh, MD, MPH

Job Title Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-6000 Phone
412-692-6660 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School

1993 MP, MPH UCLA School Of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
1997 MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA



2000 Pediatic resident, AI duPont Hospital for Children and Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


2002 Fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Pittsburgh, PA


  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics


  • Oct 2006 Pitt innovator award for work on Infant Development, Interactive CD-ROM – U. of Pittsburgh
  • May 2003 Pitt. Innovation in Education Provost Award for: “The Use of Teledermatology in Pediatric Medical Education”                  
  • Mar 2002 Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Exemplary Instruction, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program



  • Shaikh N, Hoberman A, Wise B, Kurs-Lasky M, Kearney D, Naylor S, Haralam MA, Colborn DK, Docimo SG.  Dysfunctional Elimination Syndrome: Is It Related to Urinary Tract Infection or Vesicoureteral Reflux Diagnosed Early in Life?  Pediatrics. Nov 2003; 112 (5):1134-1137.
  • Sangvai S, Chianese J, Morone N, Bogen DL, Voigt L, Shaikh N.  Can an Herbal Preparation of Echinacea, Propolis, and Vitamin C Reduce Respiratory Illnesses in Children? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. Mar 2004; 158:222-224.
  • Shaikh N, Abedin S, Docimo SG. Can ultrasonography or uroflowmetry predict which children with voiding dysfunction will have recurrent urinary tract infections? J Urol. Oct 2005;174 (4):1620-1622.
  • Shaikh N. Circumcision reduces rate of urinary tract  infection especially for high-risk boys. J Pediatr, Mar 2006, 148 (3): 419.
  • Shaikh N, Morone NE, Lopez J, Chianese J, Sangvai S, D’Amico F, Simel DL. Does This Child Have a Urinary Tract infection? JAMA. 298(24):2895-904, 2007 Dec 26.
  • Shaikh N, Lehmann CU, Kaleida PH, Cohen BA.  Efficacy and feasibility if Teledermatology for paediatric medical education.  J Telemed Telecare, June 2008; 14: 204 - 207.
  • Shaikh, N., et al., Prevalence of urinary tract infection in childhood: a meta-analysis. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 2008. 27(4): p. 302-8.
  • Shaikh N, Hoberman A, Keren R.  Commentary on ‘Interventions for primary vesicoureteral reflux.’  Evidence-Based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal. 2008;3(1):252-4.
  • Shaikh N; Hoberman A; Paradise JL; Wald ER; Rockette H; Kurs-Lasky M; Colborn DK; Kearney D; Zoffel L. Responsiveness and Construct Validity of the Acute Otitis Media Severity of Symptom scale. Pediatr Infect Dis J; In press.
  • Shaikh N; Hoberman A; Paradise JL; Wald ER; Switzer GE, Kurs-Lasky M; Colborn DK; Kearney D; Zoffel L; Development and Preliminary Validation of a Pediatric Symptom Severity Scale for Acute Otitis Media. Pediatr Infect Dis J; In press. 

    View Dr. Shaikh's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Diagnosing Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children and Measuring Treatment Response (Principal investigator)
  • Development and validation of a patient-reported outcome measure for children with pharyngitis (Principal investigator)
  • Efficacy of Antimicrobials in Young Children with AOM (Co-investigator)
  • Efficacy of Prophylactic Antimicrobials in Children with VUR (Co-investigator)
  • Careful Urinary Tract Infection Evaluation (Co-investigator)


Last Update
December 9, 2014
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Last Update
December 9, 2014