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Bekir Suveyd, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences


  • July 2019 – June 2021: Endocrinology Fellow, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center / City of Hope
  • July 2018 – June 2019: Chief Resident, Hurley Medical Center / Michigan State University
  • July 2016 – June 2019: Internal Medicine Resident, Hurley Medical Center / Michigan State University
  • 2009 – 2015: MD, MBBS, Alfaisal University College of Medicine

Past Academic Positions

  • 2016 – 2019: Clinical Instructor, Michigan State University

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Resident Award for 2019, Hurley Medical Center
  • Full merit-based scholarship in medical school
  • Dean’s list student for all years of medical school
  • First class rank upon graduation from medical school


Swaid B, Kalaba F, Bachuwa G, Sullivan SE. Heparin-Induced Pituitary Apoplexy Presenting as Isolated Unilateral Oculomotor Nerve Palsy: A Case Report and Literature Review. Case Rep Endocrinol. 2019 Oct 9;2019:5043925. doi: 10.1155/2019/5043925. eCollection 2019. PubMed
PMID: 31687223

Swaid B, Kheiri B, Sundus S, Shah Miran M, Haykal T, Zayed Y, Bachuwa G. The effect of levothyroxine treatment in individuals with subclinical hypothyroidism on surrogate markers of atherosclerosis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2019 Sep 5;9(4):305-309. doi: 10.1080/20009666.2019.1625704. eCollection 2019. Review. PubMed PMID: 31528277

Barbarawi M, Kheiri B, Zayed Y, Barbarawi O, Dhillon H, Swaid B, Yelangi A, Sundus S, Bachuwa G, Alkotob ML, Manson JE. Vitamin D Supplementation and Cardiovascular Disease Risks in More Than 83 000 Individuals in 21 Randomized Clinical Trials: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Jun 19. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2019.1870. [Epub ahead of print] Erratum in: JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Nov 6;:. PubMed PMID: 31215980

Haykal T, Osman M, Hicks M, Swaid B, Daher H, Sharma T, Madala S, Cranford J, Dawood T. Significance and Prognostic Value of Red Blood Cell Distribution as a Severity Index for Patients Diagnosed as Having Acute Pancreatitis. Pancreas. 2019 May/Jun;48(5):e42-e43. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001287. PubMed PMID: 31090667

Babikir Kheiri, Mohammed Osman, Ahmed Abdalla, Tarek Haykal, Bakr Swaid, Sahar Ahmed, Adam Chahine, Mustafa Hassan, Ghassan Bachuwa, Mohammed Al Qasmi, Deepak L. Bhatt, Clopidogrel and Aspirin After Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack: An Updated Systematic Review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials, Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, November 2018

Yazan Zayed, Bakr Swaid, Rahul Gupta, Tarek Haykal, Danielle Osterholzer, Unrecognized Staphylococcal Vertebral Osteomyelitis Leading to Fatal Outcome in a Previously Healthy Patient, Clinical Case Reports, November 2018

Mahmoud Barbarawi, Ahmed Aburahma, Yazan Zayed, Mohammed Osman, Laith Rashdan, Bakr Swaid, Ghassan Bachuwa, Anti-Atherosclerotic Effect of Incretin Mimetics: A Metaanalysis of Randomized Controlled Trials, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, October 2018

Michèle M Cowan, MSc, Karam Mazen Hamweyah, Mohamed Diya Sabbagh, Bakr Ayman
Swaid, Abdulaziz Khaled Alkattan, and Paul Ganguly, MBBS MD, Persistent bilateral sciatic artery: Report of a rare case, International Journal of Angiology (IJA), 2010

Additional Information

  • August 2021 – present: Adult Endocrinologist, Sea Mar Community Health Center
  • Board-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, since October 2021
  • Board-certified in Internal Medicine, since August 2019
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)

Bekir Suveyd
Bekir Suveyd, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor