Dr. Issam Essa Cheikh, MD

Dr. Issam Essa Cheikh, MD

Dr. Issam Essa Cheikh, MD

Languages: English, Arabic
Fax: (410) 554-6490

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Specialties
  • Endocrinology
Conditions I Treat
  • addison disease
  • adrenal adenoma
  • adrenal atrophy
  • adrenal disorders
  • adrenal hyperplasia
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Procedures I Perform
  • fine needle aspiration of thyroid
  • radioiodine therapy
  • testosterone replacement therapy
  • thyroid ultrasound
  • ultrasound guided thyroid biopsy
About the Provider

Issam Cheikh, MD, FACP, FACE, is chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism and director of the Diabetes and Endocrine Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. After completing his residency training in internal medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, Dr. Cheikh completed his fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at the University of Maryland.
He founded the Division of Endocrinology at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and developed the endocrinology fellowship training program along with one of the largest diabetes and endocrine practices in the region. Dr. Cheikh has directed the longest-running annual diabetes symposium of its kind since 1976 and has gained numerous awards for teaching and service. Dr. Cheikh is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Issam Cheikh, MD, named 2015 "Top Docs" by Baltimore Magazine for endocrinology/diabetes care.
Issam Cheikh, MD, named 2016 "Top Docs" by Baltimore Magazine for endocrinology/diabetes care.
Issam Cheikh, MD, named 2017 "Top Docs" by Baltimore Magazine for endocrinology/diabetes care.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1975)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (1973)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (1971)
  • Medical School: Damascus University (1968)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine


Practice Locations
  • 200 East 33rd Street
    33RD STREET PROFESSIONAL BLDG
    33rd Street Professional Building Suite 501
    Baltimore, MD 21218
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    Phone: (410) 554-4511
    Fax: (410) 554-6490

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Awards
  • 2015 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2016 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2017 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine