Fahad Javaid Siddiqui

Assistant Professor


Contact: 66017951

Dr. Fahad Siddiqui is an ex-clinician from Sukkur, Pakistan. He did his MBBS in 1997, from Bolan Medical College, Quetta, and MSc in Epidemiology and Biostatistics in 2003 from Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan and MSc Public Health from Curtin University, Perth, Australia in 2006. His interests include clinical epidemiology, evidence-based medicine, evidence synthesis and public health.

From 1998 to 2008 he worked in the departments of community medicine, pediatrics and cardiothoracic surgery of Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan. In 2009 he joined Singapore Clinical Research Institute and Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore at various positions. In 2016 he joined Centre for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, in 2106. He also is a Cochrane Trainer of Cochrane Singapore. Besides he is Managing Editor of the Nutrition group of Campbell Collaboration.

He resumed working at Duke-NUS in March 2020 as Assistant Professor and took up the responsibility to carry the research forward at Prehospital and Emergency Care Research Center (PERC) under the leadership of Professor Marcus Ong.

  1. Tanaka H, Ong ME, Siddiqui FJ, Ma MH, Kaneko H, Lee KW, et al. Modifiable factors associated with survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the Pan-Asian resuscitation outcomes study. Annals of emergency medicine. 2018;71(5):608-17. e15.
  2. Soh SX, Siddiqui FJ, Allen JC, Kim GW, Lee JC, Yatabe Y, et al. A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data on the impact of the BIM deletion polymorphism on treatment outcomes in epidermal growth factor receptor mutant lung cancer. Oncotarget. 2017;8(25):41474.
  3. Dalan R, Liew H, Assam PN, Chan ES, Siddiqui FJ, Tan AW, et al. A randomised controlled trial evaluating the impact of targeted vitamin D supplementation on endothelial function in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the DIMENSION trial. Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research. 2016;13(3):192-200.
  4. Siddiqui FJ, Avan BI, Mahmud S, Nanan DJ, Jabbar A, Assam PN. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus: Prevalence and risk factors among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in an Urban District of Karachi, Pakistan. Diabetes research and clinical practice. 2015;107(1):148-56.
  5. Wu MY, Tam KW, Siddiqui FJ, Chan ES, Jafar T. Omega‐3 fatty acids for vascular access outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2014(10).
  6. Sng BL, Leong WL, Zeng Y, Siddiqui FJ, Assam PN, Lim Y, et al. Early versus late initiation of epidural analgesia for labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2014(10).
  7. Lim KC, Chow PH, Allen J, Siddiqui F, Chan EY, Tan SB. Systematic review of outcomes of liver resection for early hepatocellular carcinoma within the Milan criteria. British journal of surgery. 2012;99(12):1622-9.
  8. Chen C-C, Siddiqui FJ, Chen T-L, Chan ES-Y, Tam K-W. Dexamethasone for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing thyroidectomy: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. World journal of surgery. 2012;36(1):61-8.
  9. Siddiqui FJ, Haider SR, Bhutta ZA. Endemic dengue fever: a seldom recognized hazard for Pakistani children. The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 2009;3(04):306-12.
  10. Siddiqui FJ, Rabbani F, Hasan R, Nizami SQ, Bhutta ZA. Typhoid fever in children: some epidemiological considerations from Karachi, Pakistan. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2006;10(3):215-22.