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Saleem I. Malik, MD
Cook Children's Physician Network

Saleem I. Malik
Education:Ayub Medical College, Pakistan
Residency:Cooper Hospital
Fellowship:Children Hospital of Pittsburgh
Board Certified:Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology

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Dr. Saleem Malik is currently  the Director of Comprehensive Epilepsy program at Jane and John  Justin Neurosciences Center, Cook Children's Medical Center. Fort Worth.

Dr. Malik has current board certification in Pediatrics, Neurology with special competence in Child Neurology and American  Diplomat board of Neurology with added qualification in Clinical Neurophysiology.
Dr. Malik is member of multiple  professional societies and committees. He in 2009-2010 served as elected Division  chief of medical specialities at Cook Children's hospital.
He has been serving on Professional advisory board, Epilepsy Foundation of Texas - Dallas/Fort  Worth and recently was elected as Chairperson elect 2012 - 2014.
He has been honored with 'golden apple teaching award' by medical students at UMDNJ in 1996  and as 'outstanding fellow of the year 2000' at Children hospital of  Pittsburgh.
In 2003 he was nominated  by the American academy of Neurology for National Honor Role of Neurological  Teachers.



1500 Cooper St.
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(682) 885-2500
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750 Mid-Cities Blvd., Ste. 100
Hurst, TX 76054
(817) 605-4500
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Book Chapter
Malik S, Painter MJ. Practical Strategies in Pediatric Diagnosis and Therapy. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Sanders; c2004. Chapter 38, Hypotonia and Weakness; p. 651-671.
Journal Articles
1. Perry MS, Bailey JB, Kotecha CA, Malik S, Hernandez AW. Amantadine for the treatment of refractory absence seizures in children. J Pediatric Neurology. Accepted for publication (Reference# PNU 7732) 2012.
2. Malik S, Hernandez A. Peri-Ictal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Signal Abnormalities: Do They Exist? Correspondence response. J Pediatric Neurology. 2012 Feb; 46(2):137–138.
3. Perry S, Hernandez A, Malik S, Wright R, Alles A, Donahue D. Dravet syndrome associated with cortical dysplasia of Taylor type. J Pediatric Neurology. Forthcoming 2011.
4. Malik S, Hernandez A. Peri-ictal imaging in Focal Status Epilepticus. Pediatric Neurology. 2011 Aug; 45(2):138-139
5. Lupashko S, Malik S, Donahue D, Hernandez A, and Perry S. Palliative functional hemispherectomy for treatment of refractory status epilepticus associated with Alper's disease. Childs Nervous System. 27(8): 1321-1323.
6. Murray J, Donahue D, Malik S, Dzurik Y, Braly E, Dougherty, M, Eaton K, Biegel J. Temporal lobe pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma and acquired BRAF mutation in an adolescent with the constitutional 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Jnl Neurooncology. 2011 May; 102(3):509-14. Epub 2010 Aug 21.
7. Donahue D, Sanchez R, Hernandez A, Malik S, Black T, Honeycutt J. Preservation of a subcutaneous pocket for vagus nerve stimulation pulse generator during magnetoencephalography. Technical note. Jnl Neurosurgery. 2007;107(6 Suppl.): 519-520. (Pub Med ID 18154026)
8. Pless M, Malik S. Relapsing-Remitting, Corticosteroid Sensitive, Varicella Zoster Optic Neuritis. Pediatric Neurology. 2003 Nov; 29(5):422-424.
9. Malik S, Painter MJ, Alvin J. Clinical Application of Stable Isotope Labeled Phenobarbital and Dilantin to Study Disposition in Neonates. Pediatric Neurology. 2003 Nov; 29(5):376-380.

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