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Meet Our Team


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Dr. Tipu Faiz M Saleem,is a board certified endocrinologist with 8 years of diverse clinical experience in the field of Endocrinology. He attended the medical school at King Edward Medical University , Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at, Lincoln Medical Center, Cornell University, NY. He completed his fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and metabolism at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, College of Medicine, PA. Dr. Saleem also completed his Masters in Public Health Sciences from Penn State University, PA. He has worked as chief of section of endocrinology and director of Diabetes Center at the Reading hospital, Reading PA for five years. Prior to returning to PA, he was involved in endocrinology Fellowship program as associate professor of Endocrinology at the Joan C Edward School of Medicine, Marshall University, WV. During his academic career he has been actively involved in multiple research studies, teaching and clinical duties. He has presented posters, delivered lectures in regional ,national and international meetings and he has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals of Endocrinology.

Along with all other aspects of endocrinology including adrenal disorders, pituitary disorders, men and women’s hormone disorders Dr. Saleem has a special interest in Diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders. He is among a very few endocrinologists who has earned the special certification “Endocrine certification in neck ultrasound” “ECNU” by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist “AACE”. https://www.aace.com/college/ECNU/

He is an Authorized user of Radioactive iodine I-131 for diagnostic and therapeutic administration, accredited by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for thyroid disorders.

EDUCATION

  • King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
  • MBBS (1989- 1995)

  • Lincoln Medical Center, Cornell University, NY
  • Internal Medicine internship & residency (1998- 2001)

  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, College of Medicine
  • Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2001-2003)

  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, College of Medicine
  • Master of Sciences in Public Health Sciences (2004- 2009)


CLINICAL SKILLS

  • Vertebral Fracture Assesment Course by ISCD.
  • DXA Body Composition analysis Course by ISCD.
  • Authorized user of Radioactive iodine I-131 for diagnostic and therapeutic administration, accredited by Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry/ISCD.
  • Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU), Thyroid ultrasonography and ultrasound guided FNAC accredition by American College of Endocrinology.
  • Metabolic lab directorship certification by American College of Endocrinology.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Endocrinology, LLC (Feburary 1, 2012 to date)
  • Clinician Endocrinologist

  • Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine (2012 to date)
    Associate Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine (2011 to 2012)
    Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine (2008 to 2011)

  • The Reading Hospital & Med Ctr, West Reading, PA
  • Chief of Endocrinology (2006 to 2008)
    Director Diabetes Center (2004 to 2008)
    Teaching coordinator for Endocrinology for Internal Medicine and Family Practice residency programs. (2003 to 2005)
    Clinician endocrinologist (2003- 2008)


Research and Publications

BIBLIOGRAPHY-PUBLICATIONS

Publications:Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. Recognizing and managing Charcot Foot. Saleem T, Caputo G, Juliano PJ, Ulbrechet J. Emergency Medicine July 2003; 43-49.
  2. Development of DM post renal transplant is associated with poor short term outcomes. T Saleem, K E Cunningham, S Hollenbeak, R.Gabbay. Transplant Proc. 2003; 35:2916-18.
  3. How To Implement Evidence Into Practice To Improve Diabetes Care. T.F.M. Saleem. Diabetes Care 2004; 27:849-850.
  4. Improved perioperative glycemic control by contineous insulin infusion under supervision of endocrinologist does not increase costs in patients with diabetes. A.C. Vora, T. Saleem, R. Polomano V. Eddinger, C.S. Hollenbeak, D.T. Girdharry, R. Joshi, D. Martin and R.A.Gabbay. Endocrine Practice 2004;10:112-118.
  5. Significance of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) in the management of osteoporosis. Tipu Faiz M Saleem, M.D., Melvin Horwith and Brandin C Stack Jr. M.D., F.A.C.S.ef Otolaryngologic clinics of north america 2004; 37:751-761.
  6. Nurse case management (NCM) improves blood pressure, emotional distress and diabetes complication screening . Irina Lendel, MD, Tipufaiz M Saleem, MD, Gregory Shaeffer, MBA, RPh, Alan M Adelman, MD, David T Mauger, PhD, Mary Collins, RN, Rosemary Polomano, PhD, RN, and Robert A Gabbay, MD, PhD. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2005,3369 1-8.
  1. Diagnostic predicament of secondary adrenal insufficiency. Santhanam P, Saleem SF, Saleem TF. Endocr Pract. 2010 Jul-Aug;16(4):686-91.
  2. Hip pain in a patient with surgical menopause and surgical hypoparathyroidism. Santhanam P, Saleem TF. Endocr Pract. 2010 Jun 21:1-5.
  3. Faiz S, Akhtar O, Saleem TF. Right thigh pain in a woman with osteoporosis. Endocr Pract. 2011 May-Jun;17(3):524
  4. Santhanam P, Gabbay RA, Saleem TF. Poor quality of life scores in persons with higher A1Cs in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Jun;92(3):e53-4.
  5. A mysterious parathyroid adenoma. Saba Faiz MD, John W. Leidy, Jr. M.D. Ph.D.Tipu Faiz M Saleem MD. Accepted. Endocrine Practice,Jan 2012.
  6. Acromegaly Caused by Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Secreting Tumor in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN-1) Tipu F Saleem MD, Tameer Hassan MD, Eyad MHamoudeh MD, Saba Faiz MD. WV Medical Journal March/April 2012.
  7. Cushings Syndrome in pregnancy: A diagnostic conundrum. Vishnu Garla MD, Rheem Kheetan MD, Tipu Faiz M Saleem, MD WV Medical Journal November/December 2012.
  8. Safety and efficacy of an algorithm-based protocol in management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA). Adam Maghrabi MD, Eyad Hamoudeh MD , Tamer Hassan MD, Todd Gress MD, Abid Yaqub MD , Tipu Faiz Saleem MD. Endocrine Practice

PUBLICATIONS -ABSTRACTS AT NATIONAL MEETINGS

  1. Incidence of peripartum cardiomyopathy in a city hospital. Singh A, Singh M, Saleem T, Rashid M, Dimitrov V. SGIM National Meeting 2001. JGIM. 2001; 16(sup1): 64
  2. Metastatic endophthalmitis in a dialysis patient. Singh M, Soni A, Saleem T, Rasheed M, Kasubhai M. J SGIM National Meeting 2001.GIM. 2001; 16(sup1): 6
  3. Delayed diagnosis of perforated sigmoid stercoral ulcer. Kasubhai M, Singh M, Saleem T, Singh A, Dimitrov V. SGIM National Meeting 2001. JGIM. 2001; 16(sup1): 48
  4. Enhanced QT dispersion occurs in-patients with reversible perfusion defects during pharmacological stress testing. Murtaza M, Singh M, Dimitrov V, Kanna B, Saleem T, Soni A. SGIM National Meeting 2001. JGIM. 2001; 16(sup1): 61
  5. Pleural cavity- A rare site for chloroma in blast crises of CML Saleem T, Rashid M, Singh M, Kasubhai M, Dimitrov V. JGIM. 2001; 16(sup1): 158 6-Development of DM post renal transplant is associated with poor short term outcomes. Saleem T, Cunningham K E, Hollenbeak C S, Gabbay R A. (American Diabetes Association 62 Annual Meeting). Diabetes. 2002; 51S: A462.
  6. Development of DM post renal transplant is associated with poor short term outcomes. Saleem T, Cunningham K E, Hollenbeak C S, Gabbay R A. (American Diabetes Association 62 Annual Meeting). Diabetes. 2002; 51S: A462.
  7. Impact of a Nurse Case Manager (NCM) in a University Setting Primary Care Clinics- a Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) Lendel I, Saleem T, Sheaffer G, Adelman A, Mauger D, Collins M , Lendel V, Polomano R, and Gabbay R (American Diabetes Association 63 Annual Meeting) Diabetes. 2003; 52S: A265.
  8. Randomized controlled trial of nurse case management improves blood pressure and diabetic process measures.( CDC Diabetes Translation Conference, May 2004, Chicago)
  9. Nurse case management (NCM) improves blood pressure, quality of life and diabetes process measures in a one year randomized-controlled trial (RCT). Irina Lendel, MD, Tipufaiz M Saleem, MD, Gregory Shaeffer, MBA, RPh, Alan M Adelman, MD, David T Mauger, PhD, Mary Collins, RN, Rosemary Polomano, PhD, RN, and Robert A Gabbay, MD, PhD. ( American Diabetes Association 64 Annual Meeting) Diabetes. 2004; 53S: A50.
  10. Trial of U-500 insulin in severely insulin-resistant patients Saba Faiz, MD and T. Faiz Saleem, MD, Anthony Donato, MD. National ACP Meeting, 2006.
  11. Celiac Disease presenting as persistant hypothyroidism responsive to sub-Lingual levothyroxine. Anila Mustafa MD, Surren Sivaraja MD, T Faiz Saleem MD, Lisa Motz MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2009.
  1. Acromegally caused by Growth Hormone releasing Hormone (GHRH) in two patients with MEN-1. Eyad MHamoudeh MD, Tipu F Saleem MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2009.
  2. A cost effective Diabetes care model for acute glycemic control in hospital and long term control in outpatient settings. Parasana Santhanam MD, Tipu F Saleem MD, Ralph Cincinati CRNP, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2009.
  3. Etiology of Endogenous hyperthyroidism In two patients with long standing hypothyroidism. Saba Faiz MD, Tipu Saleem MD, Abid YaqubMD, Prasanna Santhanam, MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2010.
  4. Transient regional Osteoporosis of the Hip superimposed on metabolic bone disease. Prasanna Santhanam MD,Tipu F M Saleem, MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2010.
  5. Right thigh pain in a woman with osteoporosis. Saba Faiz MD, Tipu Faiz M Saleem MD, Omar Akhtar MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2011.
  6. A mysterious parathyroid adenoma. Saba Faiz MD, John W. Leidy, Jr. M.D.-Ph.D.Tipu Faiz M Saleem MD. Endocrine Society National Annual Meeting, 2011.
  7. Hemiballism-Hemichorea: a rare manifestation of Diabetic Ketoacidosis .Adam Maghrabi, MD; Omar Akhtar, MD; Abid Yaqub, MD;Tipu Saleem, MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2012.
  8. Use of Adrenal Venous Sampling to localise source of autonomous cortisol hypersecretion in a Patient With Bilateral Adrenal Masses. Adam Maghrabi, MD; Saba Faiz, MD; Tipu Saleem, MD .American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2012.
  9. Cushings Syndrome in pregnancy: An unanswered conundrum. Vishnu Garla MD, Rheem Kheetan MD, Tipu Faiz M Saleem, MD. Endocrine Society National Annual Meeting 2012.
  10. Dopamine Agonist Resistant Prolactinoma: An unusual case of prolactin producing pituitary macroadenoma unresponsive to medical treatment with high dose dopamine agonists. Mahshid Mohseni, MD, Tipu Saleem, MD. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2012.
  11. Radiation associated pelvic fractures: report of 4 cases. Mahshid Mohseni, MD, Pooya Hosseinzadeh, Tipu Faiz Saleem MD, Saba Faiz MD, Mateen Hotiana MD, Abid Yaqub MBBS. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2012.


Dr. Saba Faiz is a board certified endocrinologist. She attended the medical school at FJMC, Lahore, Pakistan with honor of being nominated as the best graduate of the year. She completed her internal Medicine residency at Reading Hospital, Temple University, PA. She completed her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and metabolism at Joan C Edward school of Medicine, Marshall University, WV. Along with all other aspects of endocrinology including diabetes mellitus, adrenal disorders, pituitary disorders, sex hormone disorders and thyroid disorders, Dr. Faiz has a special interest in metabolic bone disease and calcium disorders. She was selected among a very few fellows from all over USA to attend a special training course in Sente-Fe NM in metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis.

EDUCATION

  • Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
  • MBBS (1998-2003)

  • The Reading Hospital, Temple University, PA
  • Internal Medicine internship & residency (2005-2008)

  • Joan C Edward School of Medicine, Marshall Unviersity, WV
  • Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2009- 2011)

CLINICAL SKILLS

  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist certification by ISCD
  • AACE Thyroid and Neck ultrasound course certification
  • Endocrine University Insulin PUMP and CGMS management course.

Research and Publications

BIBLIOGRAPHY-PUBLICATIONS

Publications: Peer-Reviewed Journals

  1. The Diagnostic Predicament of Secondary Adrenal insufficiency .A Review article. Prasanna Santhanum, Saba Faiz, Tipu F M Saleem . Endocrine Practice 2010.
  2. Right Thigh pain in a woman with osteoporosis. Visual Vignette. Saba Faiz, Omar Akhtar, Tipu Saleem. Endocrine Practice Feb 2010
  3. Acromegaly Caused by Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH) Secreting Tumor in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN-1) Tipu F Saleem MD, Tameer Hassan MD, Eyad Mamoudeh MD, Saba Faiz MD. Accepted. WV Medical Journal March/April 2012.
  4. A Mysterious Parathyroid Adenoma. Saba Faiz, John W. Leidy, Tipu Saleem. Endocrine Practice, 2012

Publications: Abstracts at National Meetings

  1. A case of Serotonin Syndrome. Claudia Corona, MD, Saba Faiz, MD, Anthony Donato, MD. Oral presentation in ACP regional conference, PA chapter, 2005.
  2. Mechanism of pathogenesis of necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) due to Glucagonoma syndrome. Saba Faiz, MD and T. Saleem, MD, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading, PA .Poster Presentation for ACP Regional meeting ,PA chapter 2006.
  3. Trial of U500 insulin in severely insulin resistant patients.Saba Faiz, MD and T. Saleem, MD, Anthony Donato, MD, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, West Reading, PA Poster presentation in National ACP annual meeting 2007.
  4. A case report of unusual presentation of colon cancer as multinodular goiter. Saba Faiz MD, Mateen Hotiana MD, Prasanna Santhanam MD, Tipu F M Saleem MD MS. Poster presentation for ACP Regional Meeting , WV Chapter 2009, and Marshall University Annual Research Day 2010.
  1. Pseudo SIADH as initial presentation of Hypopituitarism. Saba Faiz, MD, P Santhanum, T FM Saleem, MD. Poster presentation for ACP Regional Meeting WV Chapter 2009.
  2. Etiology of endogenous hyperthyroidism in two patients with longstanding hypothyroidism. Saba Faiz, Tipu F M Saleem, Abid Yaqub, Parsanna Santhanum .Poster presentation for AACE annual meeting 2010.
  3. Right thigh pain in a woman with osteoporosis. Omar Akhtar, Saba Faiz, Tipu Saleem. Presented as Poster in Annual AACE meeting 2011.
  4. Association of serum Adiponectin with post menopausal hypertension in lean and obese women. Saba Faiz, Yared Gebregiorgis, Nalini Santanam, Ronald Stanek, Todd Gress, Abid Yaqub, Tipu Saleem. Poster presentation for Endocrine Society Annual meeting 2011, Poster presentation for 6th annual “Center for Clinical and translational Science” Spring Conference; Appalachian health summit: Focus on obesity & Winner of Roland H. Burns clinical science poster award at Marshall University Research day 2011.
  5. A Mysterious Parathyroid Adenoma. Saba Faiz, John W. Leidy, Tipu Saleem. Poster Presentation for Endocrine Society Annual meeting 2011.
  6. Use of Adrenal Venous Sampling to localise source of autonomous cortisol hypersecretion in a Patient With Bilateral Adrenal Masses. Adam Maghrabi, MD; Saba Faiz, MD; Tipu Saleem, MD (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2012).
  7. Radiation associated pelvic fractures: report of 4 cases. Mahshid Mohseni, M Pooya Hosseinzadeh, Tipu Faiz Saleem MD, Saba Faiz MD, Mateen Hotiana MD, Abid Yaqub MBBS. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist National Annual Meeting, 2012.