Gastroenterology

Zubair Malik, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director, Esophageal Program, Temple University Hospital

About me

Clinical Interests
  • GI motility
  • Esophagus
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Achalasia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Gastroparesis
  • GERD
Research Interests
  • GI Motility
  • POEM
  • Gastroparesis
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Achalasia
  • Esophageal dysmotility
Education
  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Training
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
Memberships
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • American College of Physicians
Awards and Honors
  • 2nd Place, Research Competition, Delaware Valley Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2014, 2016
  • 2nd Place, Sol Sherry Research Competition, Temple University Hospital, 2016
  • Research Presentation, North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows, 2016
  • Trainee Research Award, American College of Gastroenterology, 2014
  • 2nd Place, Research Competition, Philadelphia Society of Gastroenterology, 2011
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Penn State University, 2001
  • Pre-Med Honors, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Penn State University, 2001

Publications

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles
Malik Z, Saadi M, Modayil R, Schey R, Parkman H, Stavropoulos S. Bravo pH Monitoring After Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Overestimates True Acid Reflux. Submitted.

Saadi M, Malik Z, Schey R, Yu D, Parkman H.  Pyloric Sphincter Characteristics Using EndoFLIP in Gastroparesis: Relationships with Symptoms, Gastric Emptying and Response to Intrapyloric Botulinum Toxin Injection. Submitted.

Malik Z, Bayman L, Valestin J, Rizvi-Toner A, Hashmi S, Schey R. Dronabinol increases pain threshold in patients with functional chest pain: A pilot double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Dis Esophagus. 2016. doi: 10.1111/dote.12455 [doi].

Malamood M, Bernstein G, Malik Z, Mathur M. Massive esophageal variceal bleeding as a rare complication of sickle cell anemia. ACG Case Rep J. 2016;3(2):92-94. doi: 10.14309/crj.2016.10 [doi].

Iorio N, Bernstein GR, Malik Z, Schey R. Acute esophageal necrosis presenting with henoch-schonlein purpura. ACG Case Rep J. 2015;3(1):17-19. doi: 10.14309/crj.2015.87 [doi].

Iorio N, Malik Z, Schey R. Profile of rifaximin and its potential in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2015;8:159-167. doi: 10.2147/CEG.S67231 [doi].

Malik Z, Baik D, Schey R. The role of cannabinoids in regulation of nausea and vomiting, and visceral pain. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2015;17(2):429-015-0429-1. doi: 10.1007/s11894-015-0429-1 [doi].

Malik Z, Sankineni A, Parkman HP. Assessing pyloric sphincter pathophysiology using EndoFLIP in patients with gastroparesis. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015;27(4):524-531. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12522 [doi].

Bohm M, Malik Z, Sebastiano C, et al. Mucosal eosinophilia: Prevalence and racial/ethnic differences in symptoms and endoscopic findings in adults over 10 years in an urban hospital. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2012;46(7):567-574. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e31823d3305 [doi].

Abstracts
Malik Z, Saadi M, Modayil R, Schey R, Parkman H, Stavropoulos S. Bravo pH Monitoring After Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Overestimates True Acid Reflux.  Poster presentation at DDW 2016 San Diego, CA. 

Poster presentation DVSGE 2016, Philadelphia PA 2nd Prize.  Oral presentation North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows 2016, Orland, FL.  Oral presentation Sol Sherry Research symposium 2016, Philadelphia PA 2nd prize.  Oral presentation Komarov Research conference 2016, Philadelphia, PA.

Ikonomi E, Saadi M, Malik Z, Tan I, Schey R, Parkman H.  A Prospective Evaluation of Joint Hypermobility in Patients with Symptoms of Gastroparesis.  Poster presentation DDW 2016 San Diego, CA.

Stavropoulos S, Maranki J, Malik Z, Abbas A, Krevsky B, Parkman H.  Endoscopic Pyloromyotomy for Treatment of Gastroparesis.  Video presentation DDW 2016 San Diego, CA.

Saadi M, Buta R, Malik Z, Schey R, Parkman H.  Impedance Bolus Transit Analysis of Viscous Swallows With Apple Sauce to Enhance the Detection of Abnormalities Using High Resolution Esophageal Manometry With Impedance (HREMI).  Poster presentation DDW 2016 San Diego, CA.

Saadi M, Malik Z, Yu D, Schey R, Parkman H.  Intrapyloric Injection of Botulinum Toxin for Gastroparesis: Reassessing Efficacy With Utilization of EndoFLIP Pyloric Measurements.  Poster presentation DDW 2016 San Diego, CA.

Malik Z, Bayman L, Valestin J, Rizvi-Toner A, Hashmi S, Schey R. Dronabinol increases pain threshold in patients with functional chest pain: A pilot double-blind placebo-controlled trial.  Oral presentation ACG 2014 Philadelphia, PA. ACG trainee research award.

Malik Z, Sankineni A, Parkman H.  EndoFLIP as a Novel Method to Evaluate the Pyloric Sphincter in Patients With Gastroparesis.  Poster presentation DDW 2014 Chicago, IL.  Poster presentation DVSGE 2014 Philadelphia, PA.  Oral presentation Sol Sherry Research Symposium Philadelphia, PA.

Malik Z, Parkman H.  Symptoms of Nausea and Postprandial Fullness Improve in Gastroparetic Patients Receiving Botulinum Toxin A Injection Into the Pylorus.  Poster presentation DDW 2014 Chicago, IL.

Malik Z, Parkman H.  Visual Assessment of High Resolution Esophageal Manometry Composite Swallows: Comparison to Conventional Computer Analysis of Individual Swallows.  Poster presentation DDW 2014 Chicago, IL.

Dhanekula R, Malik Z, Parkman H.  Methane Levels on Lactulose Breath Hydrogen Testing Correlates to the Severity of Constipation.  Poster presentation DDW 2014 Chicago, IL.

Toto E, Soota K, Salieb L, Ikonomi E, Malik Z, Friedenberg F, Parkman H.  Role of Ethnicity in the Presentation, Evaluation, and Etiology of Severe Constipation. Poster presentation DDW 2014 Chicago, IL.

Hassam A, Arasu S, Malik Z, Maurer A, Parkman H. Symptoms following Meal Ingestion during Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy in Patients with Gastroparesis. Poster presentation DDW 2014 Chicago, IL.

Malik Z, Gotfried J, Ross S, Enestvedt B, Krevsky B, Friedenberg F, Maranki J. Epidemiology of Esophageal Food Impaction at an Urban Tertiary Care Center.  Poster Poster DDW 2013 Orlando FL.

Malik Z, Bohm M, Sebastiano C, Thomas R, Richter J.  Symptoms and Endoscopic Findings in Children with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Differ by Race:  A 7 Year Experience in an Urban Hospital. Poster presentation DDW 2011 Chicago, IL.

Bohm M, Sebastiano C, Malik Z, Thomas R, Richter J.  Racial Differences in Symptoms and Endoscopic Findings in Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis:  A 10 Year Experience in an Urban Hospital. Poster presentation DDW 2011, Chicago IL.

Malik Z, Yeasted C, Naveed A, Sachdeva P, Gomez J, Ramzan Z, Maurer A, Fisher R, Parkman H. Colonic Transit Correlates with Frequency of Bowel Movements but not Stool Form in Patients with Constipation. Poster presentation ACG 2010 San Antonio, TX.

McKenna T, Malik Z, Parepally M, Cherian D, Vanar V, Friedenberg F. Obesity and the Incidence of Post-Operative Complications.  Poster presentation DDW 2009, Chicago IL.