- Professor of Medicine
Medicine - Infectious Diseases
Baylor College of Medicine
- 7200 Cambridge St. (Clinic)
8th Floor, Suite 8B
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 798-2900
Professional StatementDr. Sohail is a Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He graduated from The Aga Khan University in Pakistan and then pursued Internal Medicine residency at University of Illinois at Chicago-Michael Reese Medical Center, followed by Infectious Diseases fellowship at Mayo Clinic. His research interest is in cardiovascular infections, including cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections, infective endocarditis, ventricular assist device infections, and vascular graft infections. He has published over 180 original peer-reviewed articles in major medical journals. These papers address important clinical questions related to the epidemiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnosis, management, complications, outcomes and cost associated with cardiovascular infections. In addition, he has authored 29 book chapters on endocarditis and device infections.
Being an expert in the field of cardiovascular infections, Dr Sohail has been an invited speaker at the meetings of the Heart Rhythm Society, the American Heart Association, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and the European Society of Cardiology, among others. In addition, he is a Visiting Professor at The Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan.
He is currently a member of the Council of Clinical Cardiology, Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, and Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease Committee of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young for the American Heart Association.
- Abu Saleh O, Fida M, Asbury K, Narichania A, Sotello D, Bosch W, Vikram HR, Palraj R, Lahr B, Baddour LM, Sohail MR. "Prospective Validation of PREDICT and its Impact on the Transesophageal Echocardiography Use in Management of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia." Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun Pubmed PMID: 32569366
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