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Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Director, Pediatric Surgical Oncology Attending Surgeon, Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of
Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Attending Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Division of Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Education and Training
2004 Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, N.J.
2011 Chief Resident, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.
2010 General Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.
2014 Pediatric Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, N.Y.
2013 Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.
2009 Surgical Research, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Children's Oncology Group
American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section
Pediatric Trauma Society
Association for Academic Surgery
American College of Surgeons Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
2009 Owen H. Wangensteen Excellence in Research Award, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
2008 Best Video at “Innovative Techniques Session”, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group Annual Meeting
2007-2009 Ethicon Surgical Research Fellowship Award, Society of University Surgeons
2007 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award
2001-2004 Abdol H. Islami, MD Foundation Scholarship
2001 Harris Shapiro Foundation Award
2001 Graduated with Highest Honors, Rutgers College
1999 Acceptance into Accelerated BA/MD Joint Degree Program
Iqbal CW, Levy SM, Tsao K, Petrosyan M, Kane TD, Pontarelli EM, Upperman JS, Malek M,
Burns RC, Hill S, Wulkan ML, St Peter, SD. Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy in the management of traumatic pancreatic disruption. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2012 Jul-Aug;22(6):595-8.
Lath NR, Galambos C, Rocha AB, Malek M, Gittes GK, Potoka DA. Defective pulmonary innervation and autonomic imbalance in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2012 Feb:302(4): L390-8.
Prasadan K, Koizumi M, Tulachan S, Shiota C, Lath N, Paredes J, Guo P, El-Gohary Y, Malek M, Shah S, Gittes GK. The expression and function of glucose-dependent inulinotropic polypeptide in the embryonic mouse pancreas.
Diabetes. 2011 Feb;60(2):548-54.
Malek MM, Shah SR, Atri P, Paredes JL, DiCicco LA, Sindhi R, Soltys KA, Mazariegos GV, Kane TD. Review of outcomes of primary liver cancers in children: our institutional experience with resection and transplantation. Surgery. 2010Oct;148(4):778-82.
Malek MM, Mollen KP, Kane TD, Shah SR, Irwin C. Thoracic neuroblastoma: a retrospective review of our institutional experience with comparison of the thoracoscopic and open approaches to resection. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Aug;45(8):1622-6.View Dr. Malek's full list of publications from PubMed.
Pioneering and participating in surgical protocols of the Children's Oncology Group
Review of institutional outcomes of the surgical care of patients with cancer
Prevention of surgical complications following tumor resection Clinical Specialties
Surgery for Pediatric Solid Tumors
Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pediatric Colorectal Disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease