Malek Cheikh, MD| Endocrinology | MedStar Health

Malek Cheikh, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (942 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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200 East 33rd Street
Suite 551
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-4511

Fax 410-554-6490

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Fax 410-554-6490

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

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

410-350-2555

Fax 410-354-1858

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Fax 410-354-1858

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

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
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA

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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
  • Apr 25, 2024

    Dr. Cheikh was friendly , professional and included me in the decisions about my care. He asked questions and offered information based on my questions and needs . He took time with me and that was greatly appreciated

  • Apr 23, 2024

    Dr. Cheikh is an excellent listener, and every conversation is collaborative. He lays out the information and facts clearly, and then he presents options and discussion for me to share my thoughts.

  • Apr 19, 2024

    Truly impressed by Dr. Cheikh's level of care and down to earth suggestions. Very kind and supportive