Mohammad (Faizan) Zahid, M.D.

Mohammad (Faizan) Zahid, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Acute Leukemia


Mohammad "Faizan" Zahid, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in malignant hematology, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders, and novel treatment strategies for patients who can’t receive stem cell transplantation.

Dr. Zahid earned his medical degree at the Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and then received advanced training in hematology and medical oncology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where he served as Chief Fellow.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in hematology and oncology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2023.

Dr. Zahid is involved in ongoing research projects and has published numerous academic articles related to his areas of expertise.

He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Society of Hematologic Oncology. He serves as a reviewer for BMJ Case Reports.

In 2023, he earned UT Southwestern’s Undergraduate Medical Education Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award.

Personal Note

When he’s not at work, Dr. Zahid enjoys taking photographs, painting, cooking, and bird-watching.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Aga Khan Medical College, Pakistan (2009-2014)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2020-2023), Hematology Oncology
  • Residency - Temple University Hospital (2017-2020), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Society of Hematologic Oncology
Honors & Awards
  • Undergraduate Medical Education Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award 2023, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Chief Fellow 2022-2023, UT Southwestern Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
  • Academic Excellence in American Society of Hematology In-Service Exam 2022, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Sol Sherry Award for Excellence in Research by a Resident 2019, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Resident Research Career Development Award 2018, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Books & Publications
  • Hematologic malignancies
  • Novel combination strategies and maintenance regimens for patients unable to receive stem cell transplantation
  • Real-world outcomes
  • Health care disparities

Clinical Focus

  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Aggressive Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma/Plasma Cell Disorders

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