July 26, 2012
Dr. Muhammad Asim Siddique has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of internal medicine. He will provide health care in the division of pulmonary medicine. He also is a member of SIU HealthCare, the medical school’s practice group.
Siddique has completed two fellowships, most recently in critical care medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas (2012); and in pulmonary medicine at SIU School of Medicine (2011). He was a hospitalist and associate program director for the Carle Clinic Association - Bromenn Regional Medical Center in Normal (2007-09).
Siddique completed residencies at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago (2007), and at Independent Medical College/Khalid Amin Hospital in Faisalabad, Pakistan (2004). He earned his medical degree at King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan (2002).
Siddique is board certified in internal medicine and sleep medicine and a member of the American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians and American Society of Internal Medicine. His research interests include lung volume reduction surgery clinical predictors and dynamic inflation. Siddique and his wife Amina have two children.