Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD

Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Clinical Contact
Christina Patskoski, RN, BSN
T: 919-537-3378

Administrative Contact
Diane Hunter
T: 919-962-2608

Sheikh Lab
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Clinical Focus: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Academic InterestsInvestigation of novel diagnostic and theraputic approaches in patients with the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).  Understanding the role of genetics in development of IBD and response to therapy.


Education and Training

Degree Institution Area
BS International College of Kuwait Pre-Medicine
MD King Edward Medical University Medicine and Surgery
Residency University of Pittsburgh Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of North Carolina Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Post-doctoral Research Yale University Immunobiology
PhD University of North Carolina Microbiology & Immunology
Fellowship University of North Carolina Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Post-doctoral Research Carolina Center for Genome Sciences Genomics