Arshad  Shaikh MD

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Current Patients: 1-815-599-7000
Prospective Patients: 1-877-600-0346 ext. 965
Fax: 815-599-7091

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Arshad Shaikh MD

Specialty: Hematology, Medical Oncology, Cancer
Board Certification: Hematology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine
Location: The Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital

I treat patients who have benign diseases of the blood, such as sickle cell anemia, as well as people who are fighting cancer. Whatever the problem, the overall approach is the same – speak to each patient about the various treatments available and work with them to develop a treatment plan designed to both effectively target their illness while maintaining and optimizing their daily lifestyle.

Medical Degree:
Ross University School of Medicine in North Brunswick, NJ


  • Internal Medicine – Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY


  • Hematology and Medical Oncology – Nassau University Medical Center

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology


  • Earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the State University of New York – Stonybrook
  • Appeared in a segment of Mystery Diagnosis on the Discovery Health Channel
  • Published in several national peer-reviewed journals

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