Assistant Professor of Medicine; Head of Respiratory Physiology; Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy; Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Lab; Co-Director, COPD Program, Thomas Jefferson University
Respiratory medicine, Critical Care, Internal medicine
Dr. Baig graduated from Army Medical College (NUST) Pakistan in 2007. He did his internal medicine training from Baltimore, Maryland, USA during the years 2009-2013. He joined the internal medicine faculty practice at Medical College of Wisconsin in USA for 2 years before pursuing advanced training. He completed his pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2015-2018.
During his fellowship, Dr. Baig completed his master's in health care services management through Rutgers Business School. He currently serves as the medical director of respiratory therapy and pulmonary function lab and the clinical director of the COPD program at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He holds the Assistant Professor of Medicine rank at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baig's interests lie in respiratory physiology, airways disease, and data science.
2017-18 MS, Healthcare services management, Rutgers Business School, New Jersey
2002-07 MBBS, Army Medical College, NUST, Pakistan
Place of Practice
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
2008-09 House officer, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
2009-12 Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
2012-13 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
2013-15 Assistant Professor in Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
2015-18 Fellowship, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
2018-pres Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2018-pres Pennsylvania – Active
2015-pres New Jersey – Active
2013-15 Wisconsin - Expired
Qualification and Affiliations
2018 ABIM Critical Care Medicine
2017 ABIM Pulmonary Medicine
2012 ABIM Internal Medicine
Baig SH, Oxman DA, Yoo EJ. Weekend Admission Does Not Confer an Increased Risk of Mortality in Septic Shock. J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Aug 30:8850666211038549.
Baig SH, Gorth DJ, Yoo EJ. Critical Care Utilization and Outcomes of Interhospital Medical Transfers at Lower Risk of Death. J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Jun 3:8850666211022613.
Haribhakti N, Agarwal P, Vida J, Panahon P, Rizwan F, Orfanos S, Stoll J, Baig S, Cabrera J, Kostis JB, Ananth CV, Kostis WJ, Scardella AT. A Simple Scoring Tool to Predict Medical Intensive Care Unit Readmissions Based on Both Patient and Process Factors. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Apr;36(4):901-907.
Baig SH, Len EK, Agarwall P, Jagpal S, Hussain S. The Long-Term Oxygen Trial, Asthma-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Syndrome, and Collaborative Management of Sleep Disorders. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 15;195(10):1394-1396.
Singla R, West F, Au A, Daniels S, Zeniecki P, Baig S. Gender differences among patients undergoing PERT Evaluation: The Role of Point of Care Echo, Ann Emerg Med 2021;78(4S):S108. Abstract 266, American College of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, 2021
C Nieweld, SH Baig, Outcomes of Hospitalization Due to Exacerbation of Bronchiectasis Versus COPD-Bronchiectasis Overlap, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2020;201:A7760, American Thoracic Society International Meeting, 2020
Baig SH, Ahmad S, Trends in the Weekend Effect Observed in Sepsis from Years 2006 to 2013, a Retrospective NIS Study. ATS 2017 International Conference.
Baig SH, Ahmad S, Devogel N, Szabo A, Thandra K, Hussain J, Khan E, Risk factors for the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in patients with pneumonia, a Nationwide retrospective study using the NIS database from year 2002-2012. ATS 2016 international conference.
Khan E., Baig SH, Outcomes of Methicillin sensitive staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) pneumonia in adult patients CHEST 2015 Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Baig SH, Khan E. Outcomes of Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) pneumonia in adult patients CHEST 2015 Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
S Ahmad, A Deshmukh, A Taneja, S Baig, G Kumar, R Nanchal, Trends in Utilization of Inferior Vena Cava Filters and Predictors of Their Use in United States: A Nationwide Study From 2000 to 2009, Chest 146 (4), 834A, Annual CHEST meeting 2014.
S Ahmad, S Baig, A Taneja, R Nanchal, G Kumar, The outcomes of severe sepsis in homeless, Chest 146 (4), 230A, Annual CHEST Meeting 2014.
S Ahmad, S Baig, J Hussain, R Nanchal, G Kumar, Outcomes of Thrombolysis in Patients With Pulmonary Embolism Requiring Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Chest 146 (4), 830A, Annual CHEST Meeting 2014.
Baig, S., Hossain, S., & Sunderram, J. (2017). A Case Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation Due To Corynebacterium Propinquum Infection. In C62. CASE REPORTS: PULMONARY INFECTIONS-MISCELLANEOUS (pp. A6048-A6048). American Thoracic Society.
Baig, S., Len, E., Singh, J., & Nagella, N. (2017). A Case Of Recurrent Pneumothorax. In B44. PLEURAL DISEASE: CASE REPORTS I (pp. A3514-A3514). American Thoracic Society.
Baig, S., Len, E., & Pistun, O. (2017). A Tough NUT To Crack. In C80-I. THORACIC ONCOLOGY CASE REPORTS III (pp. A6647-A6647). American Thoracic Society.
Baig, S., & Pistun, O. (2017). A Rare Complication Of Electromagnetic Navigation Guided Bronchoscopy. In A44. INTERVENTIONAL PULMONARY: CASE REPORTS (pp. A1616-A1616). American Thoracic Society.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports
2017 Book chapter: Fundamentals of Critical Care Support: Obstetrics Contributor Saqib Baig, MD
Acute HIV infection
Adult T-cell leukaemia
Alcohol dependence / delirium tremens
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
Castleman's disease / TAFLO syndrome
Cellulitis / erysipelas
Chronic myelogenous leukemia
Femoral head necrosis
Group A streptococcal infection
Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
Multiple myeloma (MM)
Pseudoaleseriosis / Skedosporium disease
Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
Subcutaneous Panniculitis-like T-cell Lymphoma
Syphilis (including syphilitic alopecia)
Typhoid and paratyphoid
Viral associated hemophagocytic syndrome