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Kiran Sheikh, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging; Program Director, Diagnostic Radiology Residency, Department of Radiology; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

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Kiran Sheikh, MD

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Dr. Sheikh is an Assistant Professor of Breast Imaging in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University, with completion of a major in Neuroscience, minor in Economics, and awarded the Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Barry M. Goldwater Research Scholarship. She earned her Medical Doctorate from University of Michigan Medical School, during which she completed the Medical Student Biomedical Research Training Program from 2006-2007 before graduating medical school in 2008. She completed her residency in Diagnostic Radiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in 2013, where she received the Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Resident Research Award. She completed a Breast and Body Imaging fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 2014. Dr. Sheikh was named Teacher of the Year in Diagnostic Radiology at Bridgeport Hospital-Yale New Haven Health in 2017-2018. Dr. Sheikh is currently the program director for the Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at Bridgeport Hospital-Yale New Haven Health since 2022.

Dr. Sheikh is affiliated with the Yale Institute of Global Health. In conjunction with RAD-AID Ghana and Ghana Association of Radiologists, Dr. Sheikh is a project manager who conducts in-country radiology assessments, provides lectures and breast procedural workshops, and assists in diagnostic breast imaging with the radiologists in Accra and Kumasi, Ghana. With the approval of the breast imaging fellowship by the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in April 2023, Dr. Sheikh is also an external examiner for the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Education & Training

  • Fellow in Body and Breast Imaging
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2014)
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency
    NY-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center (2013)
  • Intern, Transitional Year Residency
    Henry Ford Hospital (2009)
  • MD
    University of Michigan Medical School (2008)

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