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Nada Alsaiegh, M.D.

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Specialties : Family Medicine
Languages : Arabic | English
Areas of expertise : Dr. Alsaiegh enjoys treating the family as a whole with a main focus on women and children’s health. With a master's degree in public health, she will continue to focus on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle.

(928) 336-7095

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Location

Yuma Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Center
2500 S. 8th Avenue, Suite 200
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: (928) 336-7095
www.yumaregional.org/familymedicine

Care Philosophy

To help patients achieve optimal health by promoting healthy lifestyle and disease prevention. I plan on caring for my patients when they are ill and when they are well. I will educate them about their health problems and involve them in all aspects of their care. I plan on providing them with high quality and compassionate care by maintaining open communication and respect for their concerns and beliefs. I promise to treat my patients with compassion, dignity and respect.

Dr. Alsaiegh was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq and moved to the U.S. while in high school. She earned her Master’s degree in Public Health at St. George's University School of Public Health in Grenada and her medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine. Following medical school, she held a position as a clinical research associate at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center and most recently graduated from Yuma Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. Upon graduation, Dr. Alsaigh joined the Family Medicine Residency Program as a faculty member. She practices at Yuma Regional Medical Center as a hospitalist and at YRMC's Family Medicine Center. 

Dr. Alsaiegh believes her vast life and educational experiences have prepared her well for her career in family medicine. In the future, Nada plans to spend some of her free time offering international, humanitarian medical services to the underserved. She is fluent in both English and Arabic.  
Masters of Public Health - St. George's University School of Medicine in True Blue, Grenada
Medical Degree - St. George's University School of Medicine in True Blue, Grenada
Family and Community Medicine Residency - Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, AZ
Publications & Presentations

Outpatient Family Medicine Procedure Manual. Practice improvement poster presentation at STFM conference, Newport Beach-California, December 2016
 
Giant atrial myxoma-Unusual cause of shortness of breath. Poster presentation at the AAFP FMX Orlando-Florida, September, 2016
 
Giant atrial myxoma-Unusual cause of shortness of breath. Poster presentation at AAFP National Conference, Kansas City-Missouri, July 2016
 
Giant atrial myxoma-Unusual cause of shortness of breath. Poster presentation at Yuma Regional Medical Center Poster Ground rounds, Yuma-Arizona, May 2016
 
Bowel regularity and irregularity-Coffee and Conversation-Silver Care Program at Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma -Arizona, March 2016
 
Daniel Furst, Nada Alsaiegh. Systemic sclerosis: Current and future prospects in management. Thomson Reuters, Drugs of the Future 2015, 40(1): 27-37
 
Marios Loukas, Michael Hanna, R.Shane Tubbs, Nada Alsaiegh, Mohammadali M Shoja. Clinical anatomy as practiced by ancient Egyptians. Clinical Anatomy: CA 2011, 24(4):409-415, DOI: 10.1002/ca.21155
 
Marios Loukas, R.Shane Tubbs, Robert G. Louis Jr., Nihal Apaydin, Arthur Bartczak, Vefali Huseng, Nada Alsaiegh, Martin Fundalej. An endoscopic and anatomical approach to the septal papillary muscle of the conus. Surgical and radiologic anatomy: SRA 2009; 31(9):701-6, DOI: 10.1007/s00276-009-0510-2
 
St. George’s University School of Public Health. Capstone Presentation: The Role of the Media in Influencing the Nutritional Status of Adolescent Girls in the U.S. A Focus on Eating Disorders and Their Health Implications, December 2005

Research Experience
 
Systemic sclerosis. This study focuses on the current and future management of systemic sclerosis. Principal Investigator Dr. Daniel Furst, University of California Los Aneles-Department of Rheumatology.
 
ALERTS Pivotal Study-California Clinical Research Foundation. The study is a Phase II Pivotal US trial for the AngelMed Guardian implantable cardiac monitor and alert system. Designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an implantable device to detect MI, reduce patient time to the ER, and improve survival rates following an MI in high-risk patients. Principal Investigator Dr. Joseph Ghazal, Chairman of Cardiology, CHA Hollywood Medical Center; Medical Director of Cardiology at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.
           
EFC 11319 Trial-California Clinical Research Foundation.  A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 2 Diabetes mellitus after Acute Coronary Syndrome during treatment with AVE0020 (Lixisenatide) compared to placebo.  Principal Investigator Dr. Joseph Ghazal, Chairman of Cardiology, CHA Hollywood Medical Center; Medical Director of Cardiology at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.
 
Investigation of cardiac anatomy and history of medicine. Anatomical investigation conducted to identify the morphology and the topography of cardiac structures and their clinical significance for cardiac surgeons operating in this area. Principal Investigator Dr. Marios Loukas, Associate professor, Assistant Dean of Basic & Allied Health Sciences at St. George’s University School of Medicine.
 
Investigation of ipsilateral ruptures of the anterior cruciate ligament and patellar tendon. Case report study discussing how surgical repair of the anterior cruciate ligament and patellar tendon can be complicated by different rehabilitation regimens.  Also explored different grafts and resulting complications. Principal Investigator Dr. Laith Jazrawi, Associate Professor; Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York.
 
Investigation of behavioral ecology: sexual signal in the field crickets. This study explored the geographically isolated populations and how they show phenotypic divergence in traits important in reproduction. Principal Investigator Dr. Marlene Zuk. University of California Riverside.
 
Family Medicine Board Certification
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