Ahmad Yusuf Sheikh, MD
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Ahmad Yusuf Sheikh, MD

Transplant Surgeon - General, Surgeon - General


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Ahmad Yusuf Sheikh, MD is a Transplant Surgeon - General, Surgeon - General practicing in Stanford, CA

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Provider Training

University of CaliforniaMedical Degree2001
University of Ca, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco CaOther Degree2001

Residency - Mass Gen Hospital, General SurgeryNot Specified
Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital2009
Fellowship - Stanford University, Stanford CA 2012
Fellowship - Post-doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University Cardiac stem cell therapy 2007
Fellowship - Stanford University CA 2012
Fellowship - Transplant Fellowship: Stanford University, Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support 2013
Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA 2002
Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital MA 2002

CertificationCert. BodyYear
SurgerySurgeryNot Specified
Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery2013
SurgerySurgeryNot Specified

Experience & Accolades

The Western Thoracic Surgical Association Norman E. Shumway Award Research Award 2013
Massachusetts General Hospital Chief Resident Teaching Award 2009
Tufts University School of Medicine Awarded Excellence in Teaching Citation 2008
New Era Cardiac Care Scholar 2006
Alpha Omega Alpha, President, UCSF Chapter 2000-2001
University of California at San Francisco UC Regents Scholar 1996-2001
Phi Beta Kappa 1995
Graduated with Highest Distinction in General Scholarship, University of California at Berkeley 1995
Departmental Honors Thesis in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California at Berkeley 1995
University of California at Berkeley Dean's List 1992-1995
Edward Frank Kraft Scholarship, University of California at Berkeley 1993

Publication Publisher Title Published
Other PublicationThe Jourl of thoracic and cardiovascular surgeryIndividual differences in field independence influence the ability to determine accurate needle
Other PublicationARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGYIn Vivo Functiol and Transcriptiol Profiling of Bone Marrow Stem Cells After Transplantation Into2012
Other PublicationEuropean jourl of cardio-thoracic surgeryHeart transplantation with or without prior mechanical circulatory support2014
Other PublicationTransfusionOpen aortic valve replacement in a patient with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia2014
Other PublicationJOURL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERYSurgical reconstruction of peripheral pulmory artery stenosis in Williams and Alagille syndromes2013
Other PublicationThe Jourl of thoracic and cardiovascular surgeryResource use trends in extracorporeal membrane oxygetion in adults
Other PublicationMainwaring, R. D., Sheikh, A. Y., Punn, R., Reddy, V. M., Hanley, F. LSurgical outcomes for patients with pulmory atresia2012
Other PublicationCardiovascular revascularization medicine : including molecular intervRevaTen platelet-rich plasma improves cardiac function after myocardial injury.2011
Other PublicationHEART LUNG AND CIRCULATIONWhat are the Predictors that Affect the Excellent Long2010
Other PublicationEUROPEAN JOURL OF CARDIO-THORACIC SURGERYStentless aortic valve replacement in patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease2010
Other PublicationGENE THERAPYIndirect imaging of cardiac-specific transgene expression using a bidirectiol two2010
Other PublicationJACC-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGINGMicro-CT for Characterization of Murine CV Disease Models2010
Other PublicationAMERICAN JOURL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGYEndogenous regulation of cardiovascular function by apelin-APJ2009
Other PublicationJOURL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINEPostpericardiotomy syndrome from transdiaphragmatic pericardial window following trauma2009
Other PublicationANLS OF THORACIC SURGERYRight Atrial Mass: The Dilemma of Diagnosis and When Not to Operate Reply2009
Other PublicationMOLECULAR IMAGING AND BIOLOGYComparison of Optical Bioluminescence Reporter Gene2009
Other PublicationTRANSPLANTATIONComparison of Transplantation of Adipose Tissue-2009
Other PublicationJOURL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERYPropensity alysis of survival after subcorory or root replacement techniques2009
Other PublicationJOURL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERYMultimodal evaluation of in vivo magnetic resonce imaging of myocardial restoration by mouse2008
Other PublicationJOURL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONApelin sigling antagonizes Ang II effects in mouse models of atherosclerosis2008
Other PublicationCIRCULATIONComparison of different adult stem cell types for treatment of myocardial ischemia2008
Other PublicationPROCEEDINGS OF THE TIOL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMImmunosuppressive therapy mitigates immunological rejection of human embryonic stem cell xenografts2008
Other PublicationCIRCULATION-CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGINGMultimodality Evaluation of the Viability of Stem Cells Delivered Into Different Zones of2008
Other PublicationEUROPEAN HEART JOURLValve failure following homograft aortic valve replacement2008
Other PublicationANLS OF THORACIC SURGERYMultimodal imaging characterization of intracardiac thrombus and myxoma - Reply2008
Other PublicationEUROPEAN JOURL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERYPerioperative myocardial injury after elective open abdomil aortic aneurysm repair predicts outcome2008
Other PublicationCIRCULATION RESEARCHSmooth muscle protein 22 alpha2008
Other PublicationILAR jourlA novel platform device for rodent echocardiography.2008
Other PublicationAMERICAN JOURL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGYIn vivo genetic profiling and cellular localization of apelin reveals a hypoxia-sensitive2008
Other PublicationAMERICAN JOURL OF PHYSIOLOGY-ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISMHIF-1 regulates hypoxia- and insulin-induced expression of apelin in adipocytes2007
Other PublicationSTEM CELLS AND DEVELOPMENTSpatial and temporal kinetics2007
Other PublicationANLS OF THORACIC SURGERYRight atrial mass after primary repair of an atrial septal defect2007
Other PublicationCIRCULATIONDifferentiation, survival2007
Other PublicationJOURL OF MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGYPositron emission tomography imaging of conditiol gene activation in the heart2007
Other PublicationAMERICAN JOURL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGYMagnetic resonce imaging of progressive cardiomyopathic changes in the db/db mouse2007
Other PublicationFASEB JOURLComment on Transplantation of undifferentiated murine embryonic stem cells in the heart2007
Other PublicationCLONING AND STEM CELLSMolecular imaging of embryonic stem cell misbehavior and suicide gene ablation2007
Other PublicationCIRCULATIONPulmory arterial hypertension is linked to insulin resistance2007
Other PublicationJOURL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATIONIn vivo optical bioluminescence imaging of collagen-supported cardiac cell grafts2007
Other PublicationCURRENT OPINION IN BIOTECHNOLOGYClinical hurdles for the transplantation of cardiomyocytes derived from human embryonic stem cells2007
Other PublicationCLONING AND STEM CELLSGenetic modification of embryonic stem cells with VEGF enhances cell survival2007
Other PublicationSTEM CELLSMolecular Imaging of bone marrow mononuclear cell homing and engraftment in ischemic myocardium2007
Other PublicationMICROSURGERYExperimental orthotopic tracheal transplantation: The Stanford technique2007
Other PublicationCIRCULATIONCollagen matrices enhance survival of transplanted cardiomyoblasts2006
Other PublicationCIRCULATIONAdenoviral human BCL2006
Other PublicationPHYSIOLOGICAL GENOMICSTranscriptiol profiling of reporter genes used2006
Other PublicationCurrent cardiology reportsMolecular imaging of cardiac stem cell transplantation.2006
Other PublicationWOUND REPAIR AND REGENERATIONHyperoxia improves microvascular perfusion in a murine wound model2005
Other PublicationARCHIVES OF SURGERYEffect of hyperoxia on vascular endothelial growth factor levels in a wound model2000

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Medical Specialties
  • Transplant Surgeon
  • Surgeon
  • Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon)

Years In Practice: 14 (started in 2008)

Accepts New Patients: Yes

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