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Mohammed Salih MD

Internal Medicine Resident at Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

Academic Education

     July 2018- Present (Expected Graduation July 2021)
     Residency: Internal Medicine Categorical Track

Baghdad University College of Medicine Baghdad,Iraq

       Degree: Bachelor Degree of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.Ch.B) (October 2005 – July 2011)

License and Certifications

  • State of Michigan, Educational License # 4301115428
  • ACLS Certification
  • PALS Certification
  • BLS Certification
  • Education Commission of Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG)
  • American Board of surgical assistance certificate
  • Integrated Management of Child Illness (IMCI), organized by WHO, Iraqi Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Diagnosis and management of pulmonary tuberculosis, arranged by Iraqi Ministry of Health, Baghdad Healthcare Directorate.
  • Emergency Room Management During Disasters, organized by the Arabic Board of Emergency Medicine and Iraqi Ministry of Health, Medical City Teaching Complex.

Communication Skills in Different Teaching Methods Workshop

 (Charismatic–change management – marketing–effective-Communication)

St. Joes Mercy Oakland Hospital Pontiac, Michigan

      Experience: Internal Medicine Residency Program  (06/2018 to presence)
      Title:Internal Medicine Resident PGY2

MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas

      Experience: Full time Research Fellow
      Title: Research Fellow (09/2017 to 03/2018)
  • Worked within the cardiovascular department on a project (cardiovascular toxicity of CART-Cell Therapy)
  • Worked on a review article (rare but serious cardiovascular toxicity of Novel anticancer therapy)
  • Worked on a book chapter titled (arrhythmia in cancer patient)

Stratus Interpretation Company Houston, TX, United States

       Experience: Medical Interpretation (04/2017 to 05/2018)
       Title: Part time Arabic Interpreter
  • Job Description: Facilitate the Communication Between Arabic Patients and American Providers

Fluent Language Solution Houston, TX, United States

        Experience: Medical Interpretation (02/2017 to 05/2018)
        Title: Part time Arabic Interpreter
  • Job Description: Facilitate the Communication Between Arabic Patients and American Providers

AbuGreb General Hospital Baghdad, Iraq

       Chief Resident (06/2014 to 09/2015)
  • My responsibilities included clinical evaluation of inpatients, supervision students, and interns, taking part in daily round tours with attending physicians, ordering diagnostic tests and prescribing treatment as needed. I also performed diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, central line insertion and removal, ICU duties, CCU duties, stayed for 24-hour on-call shifts and ED shifts.

Al-Islah hospital Baghdad, Iraq

       Experience: Social Work
       Title:  Senior Medical Officer (03/2013 to 06/2014)
  • Responsibilities included: initial evaluation and management of outpatients.

Baghdad Teaching Hospital BAGHDAD, Iraq

       Experience: Transitional Year (01/2012 to 03/2013)
       Title:  Junior House Officer
  • I performed a daily clinical evaluation of inpatients including taking detailedmedical history and performing full physical examination along with case presentation and documentation of clinical notes. I performed diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as pleural and peritoneal taps under the supervision of senior residents and attending physicians, with whom I participated in daily round tours.

Presentations& Publications

  • Review article about the Cardiotoxicity of Novel Anti-Cancer Therapy;year=2018;volume=1;issue=2;spage=68;epage=77;aulast=Zarifa;type=0
  • Management of Arrhythmia in cancer patient. Book Chapter
  • Painful opthalmoplagia due to orbital myocitis. Case report, and Poster presentation
  • CMV as unique cause of significant Elevation of Liver enzymes.Poster Presentation.
  • Endovascular intervention on ostial brachiocephalic stenosis. Poster presentation.
  • Percutaneous use of the INARI ClotTriever thrombectomy device with venoplasty and stenting as a management strategy for iatrogenic obstructive Deep Venous Thrombosis. Poster Presentation.
  • Lupus nephritis as a first presentation of SLE in eledery patients. Case series (poster presentation)
  • Limb amputation after capnocytopagia canimorsus septicemia. Poster Presentation.
  • Purtscher retinopathyas a rare cause of acute vision loss in a young patient. Poster Presentation.
  • Salih,Mohammed (2013). (April, 2013). The role Of Xenical in managing Obesity. Oral Presentation presented at: Internal Medicine meeting; Baghdad, IRQ.
  • Alrubaiey, Salman/Salih,Mohammed (2011), The(November, 2011). The Role of Statin in decreasing Cardiovascular mortality in patient with Myocardial Infarction.
  • Oral Presentation presented at: Internal Medicine Meeting; Baghdad, IRQ.
  • PDSA Quality improvement project to improve communication between hospital staff.

Research Experience

  • The role of impella in Acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock. Michigan, USA
  • The impact of depression on the incidence of HF after MI.
  • Cardiotoxicity of CART-Cell therapy. MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston,Texas, USA
  • Effect of Vitamin E on progression of Diabetic nephropathy.

Professional Membership

  • Member, American Medical Association
  • American College of Physician.
  • Member, Iraqi Medical Association

US Clinical Rotation

  • Park Plaza Hospital and Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States 05/2017 - 08/2017
  • Memorial Hermann hospital/cardiology clinic, Houston, TX, United States 02/2017-042017
  • The Zimmerman medical clinic, Houston, TX, United States 01/2017-02/2017
  • Baylor St.luke Hospital/Cardiology Department, Houston, TX, United States 01/2016-12/2016
  • The Zimmerman Medical Clinic/Park Plaza Hospital, Houston, TX, United States 08/2016-10/2016

Volunteer Experience

  • Alshifaa Medical Clinic, Houston, TX, United States 03/2016—7/2016
  • Alansar (non-profit organization), Baghdad, Iraq 09/2013-08/2015
  • Alrakeeza organization (non-profit organization), Baghdad, Iraq 01/2013-08/2015
  • Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq Blood Donation Campaigns (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012).


  • Resident award Certificate, SJMO Hospital 2019.
  • Appreciation's Letter, Baghdad Healthcare Directorate 4 times
  • Appreciation's Letter, Department of Medicine, Minister of health office
  • Appreciation's Letter, Department of Surgery, Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Medical City 5 times
  • Appreciation's Letter, Department of Hematology and oncology
  • Appreciation's Letter, Department of Internal Medicine, Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Medical City 3 times
  • Appreciation's Letter, Burn Center, Baghdad Medical City

Personal Information

  • Married, and have 2 kids.
  • Fluent written and spoken Arabic.
  • Fluent written and Spoken English.
  • Basic written and spoken French.
  • Hobbies: Travelling, reading, soccer, spending time with family And friends.

Great words that I always remember

    "Don't give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you."  John Wooden.
    "You will never find time for anything. You must make it." Charles Buxton