Hepatology

Mina Shaker, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Internal medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant hepatology
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases
  • Hepatolcellular carcinoma
  • Cholestatic liver diseases
Research Interests
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
Education
  • MBBCh, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
  • MSc, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
Training
  • Fellowship, Transplant Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
Memberships
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • Egyptian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Egyptian Medical Syndicate
Awards and Honors
  • Best Caregiver/Compassion, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2016
  • Professionalism, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2016
  • Honors/Best Resident, Ain Shams University, 2007
  • Honors, Ain Shams University, 2000, 2002

Publications

Selected Publications

2016 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Hepatic adenoma and fatty liver disease”. A retrospective medical records review study supervised by Dr. Arthur J McCullough, Staff Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Former Chairman of Gastroenterology department. Data collection, writing the manuscript and creating graph, work in progress...

2016 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute. “Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease”. A retrospective medical records review study supervised by Dr. Chung Tsai, Staff Gastroenterology. Data collection, writing the manuscript and creating graphs and pictures, work in progress...

2016 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute. “Case Report”. Short Case report of focal varices secondary to chronic SMV occlusion submitted to “At The FOCAL POINT” section of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Journal (GEI) supervised by Dr. Chung Tsai, Staff Gastroenterology. Data collection, writing the manuscript and creating graphs and pictures, submitted to be published.

2015 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “NAFLD Fibrosis Scores In Young Adults”. A retrospective medical records review study supervised by Dr. Naim Alkhouri, Staff Adult Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology. Data collection, writing the manuscript and creating graph, work in progress...

2014 - Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. Peer Reviewed Online Publication “Hepatic Encephalopathy” A review article for Disease Management Project for Cleveland Clinic, supervised by Dr. William Carey, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Staff, Director of Center for continuing Education (CME). (Submitted & Approved). http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement.

2014 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “TIPS for obscure GI bleeding in cirrhotics”. A retrospective medical records review study supervised by Dr. Nizar Zein, Chairman & Staff Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Data collection, writing the manuscript and creating graphs submitted to Digestive Disease Week 2014.

2014 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Assessing potassium levels in patients with NAFLD”. A retrospective study supervised by Dr. Naim Alkhouri, Staff Adult Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology. Data collection, writing the manuscript and creating graphs submitted to Digestive Disease Week 2014.

2013 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection in 2014” A review article, Supervised by Dr. Alkhouri, Staff Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology. Writing manuscript and creating graphs to be published.

2013 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Lysosomal storage diseases and hepatic affection” A review article, Supervised by Dr. Arthur J McCullough, Staff Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Writing manuscript and creating graphs to be published.

2013 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “SBRT for HCC treatment, a complete cure!?” A case report and background review. Supervised by Dr. Carlos Romero, Staff Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Writing manuscript and creating graphs to be published.

2013 - Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. Peer Reviewed CCF Publication “TIPS” A review article, Supervised by Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD, Staff Hepatology. Writing manuscript and creating graphs to be published in Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.

2013 - Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. Prospective randomized controlled trial “Gut Flora Metabolism of Dietary Phosphatidylcholine and Liver Disease". PI Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD Staff Hepatology. Recruiting patients and writing manuscript.

2013 - Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. Prospective randomized controlled trial “Breath Analysis and Testing in Patients with Chronic Liver Diseases”. A prospective cohort, Supervised by Dr. Naim Alkhouri (PI), Staff Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology. Recruiting patients, samples collection, data analysis and writing manuscript.

2013 - Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose- Ranging, Multicenter Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Rifaximin Soluble Solid Dispersion (SSD) Tablets For the Prevention of Complications in Subjects With Early Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis. PI Dr. Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD Staff Hepatology. Recruiting patients and writing manuscript.

2013 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Liver Transplantation for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: New Challenges and New Opportunities” A review article, Supervised by Dr. Alkhouri, Staff Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology. Writing manuscript and creating graphs; accepted for publication in World Journal of Gastroenterology. (Submitted & Accepted).

2013 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Screening for Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency in Patients with Atypical Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease” A prospective cohort, Supervised by Dr. Naim Alkhouri (PI), Staff Hepatology and Pediatric Gastroenterology. Recruiting patients, samples collection, data analysis and writing manuscript.

2013 – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive Disease Institute, Section of Hepatobiliary Diseases. “Force muscle fatigue in cirrhotics” A prospective Cohort Supervised by Dr. Sernivisian Dasarathy (PI), Staff Hepatology and Pathobiology. IRB submission, writing abstract, flyers, consent forms and recruiting patients.

2007 – 2012 Present Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Internal Medicine Department. Thesis submitted for fulfillment of my second master's degree in internal medicine PhD entitled: "HBV Co-infection in Patients with HCV Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma". Supervised by: Sayd M. Shalby, M.D., Amira A. Salem, M.D.; professors of Internal Medicine and Ahmed M. Badr, M.D.; Professor of Pathology.

2004 – 2007 Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Internal Medicine Department. Thesis Submitted for Fulfillment of M. Sc. Degree in Internal Medicine “Significance of homocysteine level in blood in portal vein thrombosis in patients with cirrhotic liver and portal hypertension” Supervised by: Dr. Hoda E. Naser, Dr. Sayd M. Shalby Professors of Internal Medicine and Dr. Magdy G. Abd-Elrahman Associate Professor of Internal Medicine.

2004 – 2007 Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine, Community & Occupational Medicine Department. Review Article: "Herbal Medicine: types, usage, benefits and adverse effects". Fourth year medical student supervised by Dr. Akila Khella, MD, Ph.D.