Medical School
AGA Khan University, Pakistan (1993)
National Institute of Child Health (1994), Pediatrics
UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1998), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2001), Pediatric Cardiology
Graduate School
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2002)
Other Post Graduate Training
UT Health Science Center at Houston (2002)

Research Interest

  • Genetic causes of congenital heart disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA.
Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY N. Engl. J. Med. 2018 07 379 3 215-225
Rationalising the use of cardiac catheterisation before Glenn completion.
James L, Tandon A, Nugent A, Malik S, Ramaciotti C, Greil G, Zabala L, Forbess J, Hussain T Cardiol Young 2018 Mar 1-6
Estimated Maternal Pesticide Exposure from Drinking Water and Heart Defects in Offspring.
Kim J, Swartz MD, Langlois PH, Romitti PA, Weyer P, Mitchell LE, Luben TJ, Ramakrishnan A, Malik S, Lupo PJ, Feldkamp ML, Meyer RE, Winston JJ, Reefhuis J, Blossom SJ, Bell E, Agopian AJ Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 Aug 14 8
Association of Antegrade Pulmonary Artery Diastolic Velocity with Spontaneous Closure of the Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants.
Weiss DM, Kaiser JR, Swearingen C, Malik S, Sachdeva R Am J Perinatol 2015 Nov 32 13 1217-24
Genetic variation affects congenital heart defect susceptibility in offspring exposed to maternal tobacco use.
Tang X, Hobbs CA, Cleves MA, Erickson SW, MacLeod SL, Malik S Birth Defects Res. Part A Clin. Mol. Teratol. 2015 Oct 103 10 834-42
Comparison of in-hospital and longer-term outcomes of hybrid and Norwood stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Malik S, Bird TM, Jaquiss RD, Morrow WR, Robbins JM J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2015 Sep 150 3 474-80.e2
Conotruncal heart defects and common variants in maternal and fetal genes in folate, homocysteine, and transsulfuration pathways.
Hobbs CA, Cleves MA, Macleod SL, Erickson SW, Tang X, Li J, Li M, Nick T, Malik S Birth Defects Res. Part A Clin. Mol. Teratol. 2014 Feb 100 2 116-26
Doppler tissue imaging and catheter-derived measures are not independent predictors of rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
Sachdeva R, Malik S, Seib PM, Frazier EA, Cleves MA Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2011 Oct 27 7 947-54
Risk factors for prosthesis failure in pulmonary valve replacement.
Zubairi R, Malik S, Jaquiss RD, Imamura M, Gossett J, Morrow WR Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2011 Feb 91 2 561-5
Tricuspid annular and septal Doppler tissue velocities are reduced in pediatric heart transplant recipients without acute rejection.
Sachdeva R, Malik S, Bornemeier RA, Frazier EA, Cleves MA J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2008 Jun 21 6 720-4

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Pediatrics (1998)
  • Texas Medical Board (1999)