Mohamed Saleh, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Research Assistant

Administrative Assistant: Rosa Weaver

Saleh is a pediatric endocrinologist and is certified in pediatric endocrinology by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. he received his medical degree from Ain Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt, and completed his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Queens, NY, followed by his fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Saleh’s clinical interests include diabetes, and disorders of growth, puberty and thyroid. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals in the field of beta-cell biology and pancreatic diabetes. And he is a member of Pediatric Endocrine Society and American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Saleh lives in Wexford with his wife and kids. He enjoys soccer and kicking.

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

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. 

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. 

Saleh M, Sharma K, Kalsi R, et al. Chemical pancreatectomy treats chronic pancreatitis while preserving endocrine function in preclinical models. J Clin Invest. 2021;131(3).Cited in PubMed PMID: 33351784.

Academic and Research Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Pancreatic Diabetes
  • Beta Cell Regeneration 
  • Gene Therapy