Mohamed Saleh, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Saleh is an assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology and is affiliated with UPMC Magee Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt. He completed residency training in general pediatrics in Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Queens, NY followed by a fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at UPMC Children's Hospital.

Saleh is specialized in managing pediatric diabetes and other pediatric endocrine disorders, including growth and puberty disorders, pituitary diseases,thyroid diseases, calcium metabolism disorders, and adrenal gland abnormalities. His research focuses on beta-cell biology, regeneration of beta cells, type 2 diabetes, chronic pancreatitis, and pancreatic diabetes.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • Pediatric Endocrine Society, 2017-Present
  • American Board of Pediatrics, 2019-Present

Education & Training

  • MBBC, Ain Shams University School of Medicine, 2003
  • MS, Ain Shams University School of Medicine, 2008
  • MD, Ain Shams University School of Medicine, 2014
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Ain Shams University Medical School, 2005-2008
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, 2014-2016
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology, UPMC Children's Hospital, 2016-2019

Selected Publications

Sehrawat A, Shiota C, Mohamed N, Di Nicola J, Saleh M, Kalsi R, Zhang T, Wang Y, Prasadan K, Gittes KG. SMAD7 enhances adult β cell proliferation without significantly affecting β cell function in mice. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2020, Mar; 10;295(15):4858-4869. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 32122971.  

Elkholy M, Hamza RT, Saleh MS, Elsedfy H. Penile length and genital anomalies in Egyptian male newborns: epidemiology and influence of endocrine disruptors. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2015, Jan; 26(5-6): 509-513. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 509209.

Full Publication List via NIH PubMed »

Research Grants

CHP Scholar Award, (PI, 75% effort), 2016-2019