Sadia Malik, M.D., M.P.H., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric cardiovascular genetics.

Dr. Malik earned her medical degree at the Aga Khan University in Pakistan. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the UT Health Science Center at Houston and gained advanced training through a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at UT Southwestern. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in public health from the UT Health Houston School of Public Health.

Board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.

Dr. Malik is the Director of the Pediatric Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic and the Program Director for the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Also engaged in service at the state and national level, Dr. Malik is a Pediatric Cardiology consultant reviewer for the Texas Department of Health and a consultant reviewer for the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health. She is a member of the Data Sharing Monitoring Board and a pediatric cardiology consultant reviewer for the National Birth Defects Prevention Study.

A member of the American Heart Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, and the Texas Medical Association, Dr. Malik also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for a variety of journals, including Circulation, the American Journal of Cardiology, and Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.

Dr. Malik has lectured widely and published many peer-reviewed articles and case reports related to her areas of expertise. Her research focus is the genetic causes of congenital heart disease.

In 2020, Dr. Malik was rated Best Pediatric Specialist by D Magazine.

Education & Training
  • Other Post Graduate Training - UT Health Science Center at Houston (2002-2002)
  • Medical School - AGA Khan University, Pakistan (1988-1993)
  • Internship - National Institute of Child Health (1993-1994), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (1998-2001), Pediatric Cardiology
  • Graduate School - UT Health Science Center at Houston (2002-2002)
  • Residency - UT Health Science Center McGovern Medical School (1995-1998), Pediatrics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
  • Texas Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • Best Pediatric Specialist 2020, D Magazine
Books & Publications
  • Genetic causes of congenital heart disease

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric cardiovascular genetics

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