Malek Cheikh, MD| Endocrinology | MedStar Health

Malek Cheikh, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (875 reviews)

Specialties: Endocrinology

Languages: Arabic, English

(410) 554-6490

About me

Malek Cheikh, MD, is an endocrinologist at both MedStar Union Memorial and MedStar Good Samaritan hospitals. He is board certified in internal medicine and a fellowship-trained endocrinologist. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and thyroid disorders. He implements novel diabetes medications and treatment methods in his practice to help patients achieve not only good diabetes control, but also a good quality of life. Dr. Cheikh has a special interest in caring for patients with osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases.
 

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adrenal Mass
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Goiter
  • Grave's Disease
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prediabetes
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Calcium Metabolism
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Glucagonoma
  • Goiter
  • Grave's Disease
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Non Toxic Goiter
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid Mass
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome
  • Prediabetes
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Secondary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Orbitopathy
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Toxic Diffuse Goiter
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Weight Problem
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Procedures I perform

  • Diabetes Management
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Of Thyroid
  • Insulin Pump
  • Thyroid Function Blood Panel
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
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Practice locations

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3001 South Hanover Street
Outpatient Center Ste 102
Baltimore, MD, 21225

410-350-2555

Fax 410-354-1858

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miles away

Fax 410-354-1858

5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Russell Morgan Bldg Ste 502
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-4720

Fax 443-444-2110

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Fax 443-444-2110

5601 Loch Raven Blvd
GHC O'Neill Bldg
Floor 2
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-4193

Fax 443-444-4884

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Fax 443-444-4884

200 East 33rd Street
Suite 551
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-4511

Fax 410-554-6490

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Fax 410-554-6490

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Tricare Prime
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)

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Education

Fellowship: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital at Baltimore (2014)

Residency: MedStar Union Memorial Internal Medicine GME (2012)

Medical School: Al-Azhar University Faculty of Medicine (2008)

Awards

  • Baltimore magazine, Top Doctor, 2019 & 2020

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 11, 2023

    Perfect

  • Dec 8, 2023

    Very pleased

  • Dec 5, 2023

    Dr. Al Cheikh is excellent. Would definitely recommend him.