Sadeq Quraishi, MD, MHA, MMSc
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Anesthetist, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Associate Director, MGH Nutrition Support Team
Boston, MA, USA
Dr. Sadeq Quraishi is a physician-scientist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, both in Boston, MA. Dr. Quraishi first trained as a physical therapist at McGill University and then completed medical school and residency training in Anesthesiology at Penn State University. He went on to complete a clinical fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University and an NIH-funded translational research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Quraishi's research interest is in the area of macro and micronutrient delivery in hospitalized patients, with a special focus on perioperative and critically ill patients. His group has been involved in innovative and ground-breaking work related to vitamin D regulation in acute stress. Other areas of interest include strategies for: 1) assessing malnutrition in hospitalized patients; 2) maintaining lean body mass in critically ill patients; and 3) use of point-of-care devices to assess changes in lean body mass during acute illness.