August 3, 2010
Dr. Sohail A. Siddique has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of the urogynecology division. His practice interests include problems with urination, bowel function and pelvic prolapse and his research interests are pelvic floor birth injury and the education of resident physicians.
Most recently, Siddique was assistant fellowship director and staff physician at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. (2009). He was a staff physician at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (2006) and at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va. (2002). He served as medical officer on the USS Comstock in San Diego (1997). Siddique served in the U.S. Navy (1989-2009) and was deployed to the Middle East and Afghanistan (1995, 2008).
Siddique completed a three-year fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore (2005) and his obstetrics and gynecology residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego (2000). He earned his medical degree at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria (1994) and his bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and biology at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1989).
He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. His memberships include the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Urogynecologic Society. He has published in his area of expertise and has served as a peer review editor for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the International Urogynecology Journal.
A native of Norfolk, Va. and Springfield, Siddique is married to Mona Ahsan and has two children, Maryam and Malik.