Tarek Alsaied, MD

Clinical Fellow, Heart Institute

Phone 513-803-2630

Email tarek.alsaied2@cchmc.org

Pediatric cardiology fellowship

Tarek Alsaied is a clinical fellow for the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He studied medicine at Damascus University, and completed his pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children's. He plans to pursue a career in pediatric cardiology, beginning with a pediatric cardiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's starting in 2014. During his time as a resident, Tarek was the recipient of the Samuel Dalinsky Memorial Award, the Adolescent Medicine Resident Award and the Heart Institute Resident Award.

MD: University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria, 2008.

Internship: Pediatrics, The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Ngobia A, Alsaied T, Unaka D. Henoch Schonlein Purpura with hemoptysis. Is it pneumonia or something else? Hospital Pediatrics. 2014. Accepted.

Omar K, Alsaied T, Lababidi A, Habli M. Intra-placental gene transfer of Insulin Like Growth Factor 1 Reprograms Altered Myocardial Gene Expression In Growth Restricted Mouse Model with Cardiac Dysfunction. Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2014 Scientific Sessions. 2014. Accepted.

Alsaied T, Sticka J, Unaka N, Cooper DS, Manning PB. A rare case of pulmonary artery sling and complete atrioventricular canal defect in an infant with trisomy 21. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2014 Jun 23;5(3):470-472. 

Alsaied T, Weber J, George A, Villegas M, Vossmeyer MT. An adolescent with abdominal pain, rash, joint swelling, severe bloody diarrhea, and impressive leukocytosis. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014 May 27.

Omar K, Alsaied T, Lababidi A, Habli M. Intra-placental gene transfer of Insulin Like Growth Factor 1 Reprograms Altered Myocardial Gene Expression In Growth Restricted Mouse Model with Cardiac Dysfunction. Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2014 Scientific Sessions. July 2014. Accepted. Abstract. 

Omar K,  Alsaied T, Hinton R, Jones H, Balaji S,Kil K,  Leung A. Coleman A, Keswani S, James J, Crombleholme T, Habli M. Intra-Placental Gene Transfer of Human Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Rescues Intra-Uterine Growth Restriction Induced Cardiac Dysfunction challenged with High Fat Diet Postnatally. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jan;108 (1):S249-250. Abstract.

Omar K,  Lykens J, Klanke C, Alsaied T, Jones H, Balaji S, Keswani S,  Crombleholme T, Habli M. IGF-1 Therapy Reprograms Altered Insulin Signal Genes Expression In IUGR Liver. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jan;108(1):S 259-260. Abstract.

Omar K, Alsaied T, Lababidi A, Jones H, Balaji S, Keswani S, Crombleholme T, Habli M. Insulin Growth Factor 1 Therapy Restored IUGR induced Alteration in Pancreatic tissues. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013, Jan; 108(1):S185. Abstract.

Alsaied T, Charafeddine L, Rajab M, Muwakkit S. Familial Hemophagocytic  Lymphohistiocytosis in an infant with dysmorphogenesis: a new syndrome or an association between 2 syndromes? J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Dec;33(8):e352-4.

Itani M, Alsaied T, Charafeddine L, Yazbeck N. Dieulafoy's lesion in children: A case report and literature review. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 Nov;51(5):672-4. Review.