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Internal Medicine
Dr.Siham M.Mahgoub

Dr.Siham M.Mahgoub

MD
Consultant Infectious Diseases
Director of Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Languages

  • Fluent in English and Arabic

Memberships

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America IDSA
  • The Society of Health Care Epidemiology of America SHEA
  • American College of Physicians ACP
  • Previous Appointments 
  • Assistant Professor School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Population Health Virginia Common Wealth University –VCU Richmond Virginia-USA
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine George Washington University Hospital GWU Washington, DC-USA
  • Infectious Diseases Consultant Private Practice group at George Town University Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital Washington, DC-USA
  • Infectious Diseases Consultant /Teaching Attending & Associate Program Director Infectious Diseases Division Department of Internal Medicine, Brooklyn Hospital Center Brooklyn, New York-USA
  • Practice-Based Learning Facilitator, Human Structure and Function Weill Cornell Medical College New York, New York-USA

Education and Board Certification

  • American Board of Infectious Diseases 
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 
  • Internship and Residency - Internal Medicine Beth Israel Medical Center, Albert Einstein School of Medicine New York, NY-USA
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship -St. Vincent's Medical Center -New York Medical College New York -USA
  • Experience and Interest 
  • Travel Medicine, advice prior to travel and management of different illnesses post travel
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and Judicious use of Antibiotics 
  • Infection Control particularly hospital acquired infections 
  • Surgical Site Infections 
  • Infections after plastic surgery 
  • Prosthetic Joints and hardware infections 
  • Diabetic foot Infections and Osteomyelitis 
  • Worked closely with General Surgeons and Vascular Surgeons to manage very difficult cases of infected limbs and infected grafts 
  • Hepatitis B including management during pregnancy
  • Experience with newly approved drugs Directly Acting Agents DAAs for hepatitis C and successful management of patients with hepatitis C in USA;co-managed with Gastroenterologists very difficult and challenging cases of hepatitis C in compensated cirrhosis 
  • Interest in Quality Improvement including but not limited to electronic medical records to clearly document in patients’ charts for record keeping and patients’ safety, decrease length of hospital stay to avoid risk of infections with early but safe hospital discharge 
  • Interest in innovative ways to comply with electronic medical records’ charting without compromising the face to face time of physicians with patients 
  • Teaching Medical Students and Medical Residents.