Zeeshan Malik, DO

/Zeeshan Malik, DO
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Zeeshan Malik, DO

Zeeshan Malik, DO

Pain Doctor

Credentials

  • Board Certified in Anesthesiology
  • Fellowship in Pain Management

Dr. Zeeshan Malik is an interventional pain physician practicing at Arizona Pain Specialists in Gilbert, AZ. Dr. Malik is board certified in anesthesiology and fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine.

Born and raised in Queens, New York, Dr. Malik began his journey in medicine after moving to Arizona to obtain his medical degree from Midwestern University. It was during his time as a medical student that Dr. Malik was initially exposed to and became interested pain medicine. He decided to further pursue this field by completing his residency training in anesthesiology at Louisiana State University- Shreveport. Dr. Malik continued on to fellowship in interventional pain at LSU-SHV as well. Throughout his fellowship, Dr. Malik was trained by experts in the field of pain medicine while simultaneously teaching as anesthesia staff. During this time, Dr. Malik was awarded the ASRA World Pain Fellow Scholarship. Dr. Malik’s clinical experience and training included nerve stimulator therapy, kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty, intrathecal drug delivery, extensive rhizotomy procedures, and much more.

Dr. Malik also participated in a multitude of research that has enabled him to better understand the complexity of pain management.

Dr. Malik is experienced in all aspects of pain management and is passionate about alleviating pain ailments for his patients. With an empathetic and compassionate approach to care, Dr. Malik hopes to not only treat his patients pain, but to help educate them on their disease state and improve their quality of life.

While Dr. Malik was born in Queens, he moved all over the states throughout his life, living in Rhode Island, Washington, Nevada, Louisiana, and eventually back to Arizona. Dr. Malik has a passion for traveling and experiencing cultures across the globe. His travels include Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. In His free time, Dr Malik enjoys spending time with his friends and family, racing cars, basketball, martial arts, biking, and playing percussion.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Glendale, AZ
May 2013

Post Baccalaureate in Science, Biology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
May 2009

Bachelor of Science, Biology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
May 2008

Early Start Program, Medicine Pre-requisites
Mohave Community College
Kingman, AZ
May 2004

Professional Experience

Arizona Pain Specialists
Interventional Pain Physician
Gilbert, AZ
2018- Current

Louisiana State University, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Pain Fellow
Shreveport, LA
2017-2018

Louisiana State University, Department of Anesthesiology
Anesthesia Resident
Shreveport, LA
2014-2017

Louisiana State University, Department of Anesthesiology
Anesthesia Intern
Shreveport, LA
2013-2014

Licenses & Certifications

Texas State License
Louisiana State License
Arizona State License

American Board of Anesthesiology
Basic Examination Part I: Completed, 2015
Advanced Examination Part II: Completed, 2017
Oral Board/OSCE Examination: Completed, 2018

Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, 2018

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, 2011-Present
American Heart Association
Shreveport, LA

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers, 2011-Present
American Heart Association
Shreveport, LA

Acute Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers, 2011-Present
American Heart Association
Shreveport, LA

Pediatric Life Support for Healthcare Providers, 2011-Present
American Heart Association
Shreveport, LA

Neonatal Life Support for Healthcare Providers, 2011-Present
American Heart Association
Shreveport, LA

Publications/Projects/Research

Sudipita S, Malik Z: Supraclavicular blocks as an effective method for surgical anesthesia in patients undergoing upper extremity vascular surgeries- A retrospective review.

Malik Z, Tirumala S, Arulkumar S: Case Study. Central Line Placement: Dangerous Complications. Accepted to NYSSA-PGA. Presented 12/15.

Sudipita S, Malik Z: Corneal Abrasion Prevention in patients undergoing General Anesthesia. CQI Project.

Malik Z, Chandler D: Advanced Pediatric Guide for Anesthesiologists. CQI project.

Interventional Pain Doc: Founder. Interventional Pain Application for Mobile devices. Under development.

Malik, Z: Residents Perspective: Louisiana State Anesthesiology Society. 8/2015. Pub listed

Malik Z, Shah R: A New Pain Scale Guide. Pending IRB Approval.

Malik Z, Shah R: Evaluating Influences on Patient-Physician Trust and Relationships. Pending IRB Approval.

Malik Z, Arulkumar S, Brawl M, Rinoo S. Case Study. Neurolysis : A Novel Approach to Treat Metastatic Pheochromocytoma. Accepted to Southern Biomedical Research Conference. Presented 3/16.

Malik Z, Bretchel, C, Arulkumar S, Tirumala, S, Siddiah, H: Case Study. Central Line Placement: Dangerous Complications. Accepted to GAARC. Presented 3/16.

Malik Z, Koyalmuddi, P: Case Report: Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation with Underlying Tracheal Stenosis Confusion. Medically Challenging Case. Presented American Society of Anesthesiologists. 2016.

Malik Z, Siddaiah H: Case Report. Difficulty Faced Placing A Double Lumen Tube with Narrow Tracheostomy Airway. Medically Challenging Cases. American Society of Anesthesiologists. 2016.

Malik Z, Koyalmuddi, P: Case Report: Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation with Underlying Tracheal Stenosis Confusion. Medically Challenging Case. Presented Louisiana State University ASA Chapter.

Malik Z, Samuelson C, Shah R: Clavicular Radiofrequency Ablation with Osteoplasty for Metastatic Lung Cancer: Image Guided Palliative Care, Utilizing Fluoroscopy. Pain Medicine Journal. 2018

Malik Z, Shah R: Book Chapter. Neuropathic Pain: A Case Based Approach to Practical Management. Arachnoiditis. Planned release 12/18 by Cleveland Clinic.

Malik Z, Eskander, J, Shah R: Book Chapter. Neuropathic Pain: A Case Based Approach to Practical Management. Entrapment Syndromes. Under review for publication. Planned release 12/18 by Cleveland Clinic.

Malik Z, Eskander J, Shah R: Case Report. Metastatic Cancer – Sacral Kyphoplasty. Pending Publication. Pain Medicine. 2/18.

Malik Z, Eskander J, Shah R: Case Report. Sacral Kyphoplasty for the Treatment of Ventral S2-S3 Compression Fracture. Medically Challenging Case report presented ASRA World 2018.

Malik Z, Rappaport Y, Shah R: Case Report. Simultaneous retrograde Spinal cord stimulator and pudendal nerve stimulator implantation in patient with refractory pudendal neuralgia. Medically Challenging Case report presented ASRA World 2018.

University of Nevada School of Medicine Cytogenetics Research, 2006-2007
Las Vegas, NV

  • Focused is on Williams Syndrome ; determining the reason of deletion on 1123 Band of Chromosome 7 on Q arm
  • Found inversions, deletions, and insertions on various William Syndrome patients, which might add on to the mutation rate
  • Responsibilities included Polymerase Chain Reaction, Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization, BAC/PAC growth, Karyotype, Blood Harvest, Primer development, Probe culture, Sequential G-banding, Gel Electrophoresis, DNA precipitation, DNA labeling, Thermocycling, Agar preparation, sterilization, equipment maintenance and stock
  • Used and became familiar with the following computer programs: ISIS – FISH Imaging, IKAROS –Karyotype imaging, Microsoft Word Document

Oral Presentations/Lectures

  • Small Bowel Obstruction – Current Management and Developments. Chicago, Illinois. September 2012.
  • Indications for use of Platelets, Fresh Frozen Plasma and Cryoprecipitate. Tucson, Arizona. November 2012.
  • Nicotine, Carbon Monoxide, and Carcinogen Exposure after a Single Use of a Waterpipe. Shreveport, Louisiana. December 2014.
  • Ultrasound Imaging and use of B-lines for functional lung evaluation in Neurocritical care. Shreveport, Louisiana. April 2015.
  • Morbidity Mortality – Ruptured Thoracic Aneurysm. Shreveport, Louisiana. June 2015.
  • Comparing the Duration of the Analgesic Effect of Intravenous and Rectal Acetaminophen Following Tonsillectomy in Children. Shreveport, Louisiana. December 2015.
  • Morbidity Mortality – Diabetic Ketoacidosis Presentation with Underlying Tracheal Stenosis Confusion. Shreveport, Louisiana. October 2016.
  • Current Pre-operative Guideline Comparison Journal Club. Shreveport, LA. October 2016.
  • Advanced Pediatric Guide for Anesthesiologists. CQI project. Shreveport, LA. May 2017.
  • Pain Management and Interventional Techniques. Grand Rounds. Shreveport, LA. March 2017.

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Neuromodulation Society, 2017- Current
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, 2015- Current
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, 2015- Current
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2013- Current
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists Political Action Committee, 2015- Current
  • American Board of Pain Medicine, 2015- Current
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists Post Graduate Assembly, 2015- Current
  • Louisiana Society of Anesthesiologists, 2015- Current

Column Writer

  • American Society of Anesthesia (ASA), 2009-2013
  • American Medical Student Association (AMSA), 2009-2013
  • Association of Pre-Health Professionals, 2004 –2009
  • American College of Physicians

Awards

  • ASRA World Pain Fellow Scholarship Recipient, 2018
  • Midwestern University Dean’s List, 2009-2013
  • UNLV Dean’s List, 2006-2007
  • National Scholars Honors Society Member, 2006-2009

Miscellaneous

Fluent in Urdu, Hindhi, Punjabi

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