Sheetal Malik

Sheetal Malik Malik , MD

Adjunct Associate Professor

Stetson Building
Room 2344
260 Stetson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 513-558-6141


Medical Degree: State University of New York

Bachelor's Degree: University of Rochester Rochester, NY, 1996 (Neuroscience)

Residency: New York University New York, NY, 2002 (Neurology )

Residency: Washington University St. Louis, MO, 2004 (Neurology )

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York, NY, 2006 (Clinical Neurophysiology in Epilepsy)


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy) (Certification Date: 08-11-2014 )

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) (Certification Date: 01-13-2006 ) - (Recertification Date: to 02-01-2016 )

Clinical Interests

Clinical Neuropsychology



Absence Seizures (Petit Mal Seizures)

Atonic Seizures

Clonic seizures

Complex Partial Seizure

Epilepsia Partialis Continua

Epilepsy-Related Cognitive Dysfunction

Febrile Seizure

Focal Seizures

Frontal Lobe Seizures

Generalized Epilepsy

Generalized Seizure

Genetic Epilepsy

Grand Mal Seizures

Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

Landau-Kleffner Syndrome

Myoclonic Seizures


Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Partial Motor Epilepsy

Partial Seizure

Partial Sensory Epilepsy

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy

Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies

Psychogenic Seizure

Referred Pain

Reflex Epilepsy

Rolandic Epilepsy

Seizure Disorders


Severe Seizures

Status Epilepticus

Temporal Lobe Seizure

Tonic Seizures

Tonic-Clonic Seizure (Grand mal seizure)

Unverricht-Lundborg Syndrome




Research and Practice Interests


Positions and Work Experience

- September 2007 to present: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Assistant Professor of Neurology/Epilepsy Attending, University of Cincinnati Medical Center ,

- December 2007 to 2008 Cincinnati VA Medical Center,Cincinnati,OH Staff physician, Attending Physician for Epilepsy outpatient clinic ,

- September 2006 to July 2007: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center; New York, NY Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology/Epilepsy Attending, Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center Director, Epilepsy Clinic, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center ,

Research Support

Sub-investigator (2007 to present): An international, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled, randomized study: evaluation of the efficacy and safety of brivaracetam in subjects (> 16 to 70 years old) with partial onset seizures. UCB Pharma.

Sub-investigator (2008 to present): An open-label multicenter, follow-up trial to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of brivaracetam used as adjunctive treatment at a flexible dose up to a maximum of 150 mg/day in subjects aged 16 years or older suffering from epilepsy. UCB Pharma

Sub-Investigator (2008 to present): Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Efficacy and Safety Study of Clobazam (0.25, 0.5 and 1.0 mg/kg/day) in Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Ovation Pharmaceuticals

Sub-Investigator (2008 to present): Safety and Effectiveness of Open Label Clobazam in Subjects with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Ovation Pharmaceuticals

Sub-Investigator (2008 to present): A double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-escalation, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of E207 (perampanel) given as adjunctive therapy in subjects with refractory partial seizures. Eisai


Peer Reviewed Publications

Malik SM, Hirsch LJ, Arif H (2006. ) A review of lamotrigine and its applications in the treatment of epilepsy and other neurological disorders .Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, , 6 (11 ) ,1609

Malik, Sheetal; Arif, Hiba; Hirsch, Lawrence J (2006. ) Lamotrigine and its applications in the treatment of epilepsy and other neurological and psychiatric disorders.Expert review of neurotherapeutics, , 6 (11 ) ,1609-27 More Information

Honors and Awards

Ortho-McNeil Top Scholar Epilepsy Fellow 12/2005

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY Dean’s List every semester 1996 - 2000

Professional Affiliation

American Academy of Neurology

American Epilepsy Society

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

2005 to present: ASHA for Education, New York, NY Member in a US based organization dedicated to raising money for support of basic education in India.

Contact Information

Academic - Stetson Building
Room 2344
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 513-558-6141