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photo Kainat Saleem, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore, G100
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
Higher Secondary School Certificate, Federal Government College for Women (Islamabad, PK), 2007
MBBS, Rawalpindi Medical College (Rawalpindi, PK), 2013
Internal Medicine Residency, UPMC McKeesport (McKeesport, PA), 2019
Research Interest
Recent Presentations:

Sugar? No, Please! American College of Physicians National Meeting, 2019.

A Tumor Not Reported Before -- A Case of Primitive Liver Epithelial Cell Neoplasm. American College of Physicians National Meeting, 2018.

Too Much Pressure -- The Man with No Kidneys but a Very High Blood Pressure. Society of Hospital Medicine National Meeting, 2017.

Green Earth but Not a Clean Earth -- A Case of Organic Drug Toxicity. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting, 2016.

When You Can't Stop the Bleeding -- A Case of Lupus Anticoagulant Presenting with Bleeding. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting, 2016.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Saleem is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. She attended medical school at Rawalpindi Medical College before completing her internal medicine residency at UPMC McKeesport. During her residency, she conducted, presented, and published research on ICU-associated pneumonia, organic drug toxicity, and oncology. She joined the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2019. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Saleem is also interested in research related to Hematology-Oncology and quality improvement.
Selected Publications:
Nouman, MK, Zaidi, SAA, Zaidi, B, Saleem, K, Malik, MK. The incidence of ICU-associated pneumonia in patients admitted to ICU of major tertiary care hospitals. The Professional Medical Journal. 2019; 26(9): 1546-1550.
Notable Achievements
Winner, National Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians National Meeting, 2019