Obaid Shaikh, MD, Gastroenterology, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian


Gastroenterology Pittsburgh, PA

Hepatology & Liver Transplantation

Professor, Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Shaikh

Dr. Obaid Shaikh is a gastroenterologist in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital. He received his medical degree from Dow University of Health Sciences and has been in practice 38 years. Dr. Shaikh accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 77 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian and one of 31 doctors at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of BusinessExecutive MBA, Business, 2009 - 2010
  • Dow University of Health Sciences
    Dow University of Health SciencesClass of 1979
  • Adamjee Science CollegeHSC, Sciences, 1971 - 1972

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1995 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Transplant Hepatology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Dawood Foundation Merit Scholarship
  • Directorate of College Education Merit Scholarship
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Trends in Treatment Uptake and Provider Specialty for HCV Infection in the VA Healthcare System: Results from ERCHIVES  
    Obaid S Shaikh, Adeel A Butt, Clinical Infectious Diseases
    Terrault N, Reddy R, Poordad F, Curry M, Schiano T , Shaikh O, Dove L, Shetty K, Millis M, Schiff E, Regenstein F, Barnes D, Barin B, Peters M, Roland M, Stock P for t..., Am J Transpl, 5/1/2014
  • Steroid use in acute liver failure  
    Karkhanis J, Verna EC, Chang MS, Stravitz RT, Schilsky M, Lee WM, Brown RS Jr; Acute Liver Failure Study Group, Hepatology, 2/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • AO Shakil, 1st Annual SKMC International Conference, Advances in Medicine and Subspecialties (AIMS), Abu Dhabi, 2/1/2013
  • The Role of Hepatitis E Virus infection in Adult American patients with Acute Liver Failure. Poster Presentation
    Fontana RJ, Engle RE, Trivedi S, Scaglione SJ,Shaikh OS, Attar N, Lee WL, Araya V, Purcell RH, Battenhouse H, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases - 63rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 11/1/2012
  • Hepatitis B in North America: Patients screened for the Hepatitis B Research Network (HBRN) Adult Cohort Study. Poster Presentation
    Wong DK & Hepatitis B Research Network, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases - 63rd Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 11/1/2012
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  • Management of hepatitis B in 2011 - Invited Speaker. 
    Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD - 9/1/2011
  • Acute liver failure - Invited Speaker. 
    Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD - 9/1/2011
  • Sepsis in acute liver failure - invited speaker. 
    Karachi, Pakistan - 12/1/2009
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Grant Support

  • Outcomes Of Hepatitis C Following Liver TransplantationNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2003–2004

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment