INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM


Research & Publication

2018
Singh M, Mateen P, Patel S, Seraj SM, Saadat M. Risk factors for disseminated coccidioidomycosis. Poster session presented at ATS 2018; May 18 – 23, 2017; San Diego, CA.

Baig M, Mateen P, Jung SM, Saadat M. SpeedPass: A Pilot Project Utilizing an Online Tool Reduced Door-to-Needle Time in a Community-Based Telestroke Program. Poster session presented at International Stroke Conference 2018; January 24 – 26, 2018; Los Angeles, CA.

2017
Irannejad P, Sheth V. A rare but fatal complication of prosthetic valve endocarditis: Septic coronary embolism
causing acute myocardial infarction. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; March 30 – April 1, 2017; San Diego, CA.

Damavand M, Sheth C. Hyponatremia: An atypical presentation of cryptococcal meningitis. Poster session
presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; March 30 – April 1, 2017; San Diego, CA.

Matha S, Jung S. Protocol driven practice for Sepsis – good or bad? Poster session presented at ACP Internal
Medicine Meeting; March 30 – April 1, 2017; San Diego, CA.

Jung S, Parikh K. The role of social service expertise in safety-net palliative care clinic. Poster session presented at Coalition for Compassionate Care of California: 9th Annual Palliative Care Summit; March 13, 2017; Sacramento, CA.

Seraj SM. Radiofrequency ablation of hepatic tumors: does heat sink affect the outcome? Poster session presented at Digestive Disease Week; May 6 – 9, 2017; Chicago, IL.

Meesala B, Jung S. SpeedPass: pilot project reduced door-to-needle time in a community-based tele-stroke program. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 21, 2017; Walnut Creek, CA.

Michael I, Saadat M. The spectrum and presentation of disseminated coccidioidomycosis. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 21, 2017; Walnut Creek, CA.

Seraj SM, Baig M, Ali U. Recurrent dieulafoy’s lesion of cecum: a rare cause of a refractory massive lower
gastrointestinal bleeding in a female. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 21, 2017;
Walnut Creek, CA.

Patel K, Seraj SM, Sekhon S. Get in my belly. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 21,2017; Walnut Creek, CA.

Gessling A, Mateen P. A case of cerebral nocardiosis that rings true. Poster session presented at ACP Internal
Medicine Meeting; Oct 21, 2017; Walnut Creek, CA.

Vosoughi E, Sheth C. A rare case of pulmonary Kaposi sarcoma presenting with respiratory failure. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 21, 2017; Walnut Creek, CA.

Baig M, Singh G. Rare association of cold agglutinin disease (CAgD) related hemolytic anemia and severe sepsis. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 21, 2017; Walnut Creek, CA.

Singh M, Mahmood M. Melioidosis: the great mimicker. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2017 Sep
19;7(4):245-247. doi: 10.1080/20009666.2017.1348875. eCollection 2017 Oct. PubMed PMID: 29046753; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5637701.

Seraj SM, Gill E, Sekhon S. Isolated pulmonary valve endocarditis: truth or myth? J Community Hosp Intern Med
Perspect. 2017 Oct 18;7(5):329-331. doi: 10.1080/20009666.2017.1374808. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID:
29147479; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5676970.

2016
Matha S, Jung S. Protocol driven practice for Sepsis – Good or bad? Poster session presented at ACP Internal
Medicine Meeting; Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Irannejad P, Sheth V. A rare but fatal complication of prosthetic valve endocarditis: Septic coronary embolism causing acute myocardial infarction. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Damavand M, Sheth C. Hyponatremia: An atypical presentation of crytococcal meningitis. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Patel K, Parikh K. Element of surmise. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Bhinder P, Ali U. Point of care ultrasound use by internal medicine residents. Poster session presented at ACP
Internal Medicine Meeting; Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Seraj SM. Isolated pulmonary valve endocarditis. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting;
Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Gessling A, Vo N. Resident education leads to high value care and foundation for lifelong learning. Poster session
presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

Vong L, Mateen P. The evolving conundrum of warfarin. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting;Nov 19, 2016; San Jose, CA.

McMurray JJ, Krum H, Abraham WT, Dickstein K, Køber LV, Desai AS, Solomon SD, Greenlaw N, Ali MA,
Chiang Y, Shao Q, Tarnesby G, Massie BM, Saadat M; ATMOSPHERE Committees Investigators. Aliskiren, Enalapril, or Aliskiren and Enalapril in Heart Failure. N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 21;374(16):1521-32. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1514859. Epub 2016 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 27043774.

Sheth C, Gill A, Sekhon S. Life-threatening hemorrhage from acquired hemophilia A as a presenting manifestation of prostate cancer. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2016 Sep 7;6(4):32461. doi: 10.3402/jchimp.v6.32461. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27609734.

Dharawat R, Saadat M. Twiddler's syndrome. Acta Med Acad. 2016 Nov;45(2):169-170. doi: 10.5644/ama2006-124.174. PubMed PMID: 28000494.

Kumar VM, Mallick HN, Shrivastava D. The history of Indian Society for Sleep Research (ISSR) from its inception the launching of the journal “Sleep and Vigilance”. Sleep vigilance. 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s41782-016-0002-5.

2015
Ghaemmaghami M, Jung S. Pulsatile venous Doppler waveform of the lower extremities with visible swirling;
a clue for pulmonary embolism. Poster Session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; April 30 – May 2 2015; Boston, MA.

Mahmood M, Singh M. The great mimicker – melioidosis. Poster Session presented at ACP Internal Medicine
Meeting; April 30 – May 2 2015; Boston, MA.

Nahal S, Sanghera M. Is clinical gestalt good enough? Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Bhinder P, Saadat M. A case of multiple brain lesions in HIV positive patient. Poster session presented at ACP
Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Sandhu K, Ali U. Hypothalamic dysregulation in advanced AIDS. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Benson C, Parikh K. Deglutition syncope in a patient with achalasia. Poster session presented at ACP Internal
Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Goshtaseb R, Gill A. A rare para-neoplastic skin manifestation of lung adenocarcinoma. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Irannejad P, Saadat M. How to save two million neurons in one minute. Poster session presented at ACP Internal
Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Mahmood M, Singh M. The great mimicker – Melioidosis. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine
Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Goshtaseb R, Jung SM. Improving door-to-needle (dtn) time for tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) administration
for acute ischemic stroke in community-based hospital by internal medicine residency program. Poster session
presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Ngai T, Vo N. Sugar shakes: non-ketotic Hyperglycemic Hemichorea Hemiballismus. Poster session presented at
ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Sekhon S, Sheth C. Acquired Hemophilia A: an unusual presentation of Prostate Cancer. Poster session presented at ACP Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

Gutta N, Mateen P. Allergies to analog insulins unusual and life-threatening. Poster session presented at ACP
Internal Medicine Meeting; Oct 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA.

2014
Ghaemmaghami M, Jung S. Assessing the accuracy of bedside compression ultrasonography for the diagnosis of proximal lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (dvt) performed by internal medicine residents. Poster Session
presented at Third Annual World Congress Ultrasound in Medical Education; Oct 10-12 2014; Portland, OR.

Aujla H, Gill A. Hypoglycemia masquerading malignancy mediated by “big IGF-II”. Poster Session presented at
Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Sadik J, Sheth C. Dangerous craving: A case of pica and severe metabolic alkalosis. Poster Session presented at
Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Sandhu K, Sekhon S. Chronic DIC unmasking HIV negative Kaposi’s Sarcoma. Poster Session presented at
Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Ghaemmaghami M, Jung S. Pulsatile venous Doppler waveform of the lower extremities with visible swirling; a
clue for pulmonary embolism. Poster Session presented at Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Ludder N, Vo N. Splenic irradiation, an innovative approach to Evan’s Syndrome. Poster Session presented at
Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Makhija R, Ali U. Extensive lymphadenopathy as a first manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Poster
Session presented at Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San
Francisco, CA.

Sekhon SS, Saadat M. Cutaneous xanthosis: a rare manifestation of Diabetes Mellitus. Poster Session presented
at Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Ngai T, Saadat M. Effects of Metformin accumulation in a non-diabetic patient. Poster Session presented at
Associates’ Poster Competition, ACP Northern California Meeting; Nov 21-23 2014; San Francisco, CA.

Sadik J, Myers J, Froelicher V. A modified nomogram for ramp treadmill testing using the veterans specific activity
questionnaire. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Sep 1;114(5):803-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.06.008. Epub 2014 Jun 19. PMID: 25034327.

Shrivastava D. Interpretative review of practice parameters for the management of obstructive sleep apnea [Internet]. The Indian Journal of Sleep Medicine. 2010;5(2). Available from:
http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:ijsm&volume=5&issue=2&article=005

Anderson F, Goldhaber S, Tapson V, Bergman J, Kakkar A, Deslandes B, Huang W, Cohen A, Kapre S, et al.
Improving Practices in US Hospitals to Prevent Venous Thromboembolism: Lessons from ENDORSE. Am J Med.
2010;123(12):1099-1106.

Shrivastava D. Impact of sleep-disordered breathing treatment on upper airway anatomy and physiology. Sleep Med. 2014 Jul;15(7):733-41. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2014.01.002. Epub 2014 Feb 22. PMID: 24854886

Jung SM, Sheth C, Saadat M. Job’s syndrome presenting with a tension pneumothorax and a lung abscess. J
Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2014 Nov 25;4(5):25120. doi: 10.3402/jchimp.v4.25120. eCollection 2014.
PubMed PMID: 25432646.

Shrivastava D, Jung S, Saadat M, Sirohi R, Crewson K. How to interpret the results of a sleep study. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2014 Nov 25;4(5):24983. doi: 10.3402/jchimp.v4.24983. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25432643.

Shrivastava D. Insight into the pathophysiology of insomnia. Indian J Sleep Med. 2014;9(1):7-10.