Dr. Saima Aslam, MD

Dr. Saima Aslam, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Saima Aslam, MD is an infectious disease specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Aga Khan U in 1999 and specializes in infectious disease medicine.Read her story

9350 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Aslam's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Aslam "Saima Aslam, MBBS, is a board-certified infectious disease specialist. Her expertise is in caring for solid-organ transplant candidates and recipients as well as other immunocompromised individuals. Dr. Aslam directs UC San Diego Health’s Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases Service, which provides expert care in the prevention and management of infectious diseases in organ transplant donors and recipients. As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Aslam instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her research interests include transplant infectious diseases, catheter-related bacteremia and biofilm-based infection. Dr. Aslam frequently speaks at medical conferences and she is the co-author of many articles, abstracts and book chapters. Her work includes international guidelines regarding treatment of fungal infections in heart and lung transplant recipients and her articles have appeared in The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Clinical Infectious Diseases, among others. Dr. Aslam has also reviewed for many medical journals, including Annals of Internal Medicine, The Lancet and The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Aslam was an assistant professor in the Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She was also a staff physician at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston. She completed a fellowship in infectious diseases and a residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Aslam earned her medical degree (MBBS) with honors from the Aga Khan University in Pakistan and holds a master’s of science in clinical investigation from Baylor College of Medicine. She is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious disease. Dr. Aslam is a member of several professional organizations, including the Infectious Disease Society of America, the American Society of Transplantation and the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation (ISHLT). She is also a member of the Infectious Disease Council for IHSLT."
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1  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Aga Khan U
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

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Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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