- 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
Sadia Malik, M.D.
- Pediatrics - Cardiology
- 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.
- American Heart Association
- American Society of Echocardiography
- Texas Medical Association
- Best Pediatric Specialist 2020, D Magazine
Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations – Stevenson Book of Malformations
Lin A, Ghaffar S, Belmont J (2006)
- Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations – Stevenson Book of Malformations
Association between congenital heart defects and small for gestational age.
Malik S, Cleves MA, Zhao W, Correa A, Hobbs CA Pediatrics 2007 Apr 119 4 e976-82
Seeking causes: Classifying and evaluating congenital heart defects in etiologic studies.
Botto LD, Lin AE, Riehle-Colarusso T, Malik S, Correa A Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology 2007 Oct 79 10 714-27
Genetic variation affects congenital heart defect susceptibility in offspring exposed to maternal tobacco use.
Tang X, Hobbs CA, Cleves MA, Erickson SW, MacLeod SL, Malik S Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology 2015 Oct 103 10 834-42
Effect of proximity to hazardous waste sites on the development of congenital heart disease.
Malik S, Schecter A, Caughy M, Fixler DE Archives of environmental health 2004 Apr 59 4 177-81
Maternal smoking and congenital heart defects.
Malik S, Cleves MA, Honein MA, Romitti PA, Botto LD, Yang S, Hobbs CA Pediatrics 2008 Apr 121 4 e810-6
Tricuspid annular and septal Doppler tissue velocities are reduced in pediatric heart transplant recipients without acute rejection.
Sachdeva R, Malik S, Bornemeier RA, Frazier EA, Cleves MA Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2008 Jun 21 6 720-4
Risk factors for prosthesis failure in pulmonary valve replacement.
Zubairi R, Malik S, Jaquiss RD, Imamura M, Gossett J, Morrow WR The Annals of thoracic surgery 2011 Feb 91 2 561-5
Doppler tissue imaging and catheter-derived measures are not independent predictors of rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
Sachdeva R, Malik S, Seib PM, Frazier EA, Cleves MA The international journal of cardiovascular imaging 2011 Oct 27 7 947-54
Conotruncal heart defects and common variants in maternal and fetal genes in folate, homocysteine, and transsulfuration pathways.
Hobbs CA, Cleves MA, Macleod SL, Erickson SW, Tang X, Li J, Li M, Nick T, Malik S Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology 2014 Feb 100 2 116-26
Comparison of in-hospital and longer-term outcomes of hybrid and Norwood stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Malik S, Bird TM, Jaquiss RD, Morrow WR, Robbins JM The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2015 Sep 150 3 474-80.e2
Estimated Maternal Pesticide Exposure from Drinking Water and Heart Defects in Offspring.
Kim J, Swartz MD, Langlois PH, Romitti PA, Weyer P, Mitchell LE, Luben TJ, Ramakrishnan A, Malik S, Lupo PJ, Feldkamp ML, Meyer RE, Winston JJ, Reefhuis J, Blossom SJ, Bell E, Agopian AJ International journal of environmental research and public health 2017 Aug 14 8
Rationalising the use of cardiac catheterisation before Glenn completion.
James L, Tandon A, Nugent A, Malik S, Ramaciotti C, Greil G, Zabala L, Forbess J, Hussain T Cardiology in the young 2018 Mar 1-6
Maternal homocysteine and congenital heart defects.
Hobbs CA, Malik S, Zhao W, James SJ, Melnyk S, Cleves MA Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2006 Feb 47 3 683-5
Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA.
Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY The New England journal of medicine 2018 07 379 3 215-225
Association of Antegrade Pulmonary Artery Diastolic Velocity with Spontaneous Closure of the Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants.
Weiss DM, Kaiser JR, Swearingen C, Malik S, Sachdeva R American journal of perinatology 2015 Nov 32 13 1217-24
- Association between congenital heart defects and small for gestational age.
- Genetic causes of congenital heart disease
- Pediatric cardiovascular genetics