Kunal Malik, MD

PGY-3 Resident

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Malik is from Steubenville, Ohio, a small town just outside of Pittsburgh. He is a Michigan Wolverine alum (Go Blue!), husband to his beautiful wife, father to a 70lb goldendoodle puppy and a neurologist-in-training. Outside of neurology, Dr. Malik enjoys competitive dancing; in his life, he's been on two teams that have performed for over one thousand people.

Specialized Area(s) of Clinical, Research and/or Academic Interest

  • Interventional, Stroke, Epilepsy

Education & Training

  • MD, Temple University
  • BA, University of Michigan

Honors & Awards

  • J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship, Malaysia

Selected Recent Publications

Malik K, Schiefer C, Potter HA. Lens capsule rupture in a nonaccidental trauma. Can J Ophthalmol. 2021 Aug;56(4):278-279. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2020.12.019. Epub 2021 Jan 23. PMID: 33497613.

Malik K, Yaghy A, Shields CL. Stalagmite iridopathy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Aug;69(8):1993. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2619_20. PMID: 34304164; PMCID: PMC8482940.

Malik K, Kommana S, Paul J, Krakauer M. Synthetic cannabinoid induced ocular self-injury. Orbit. 2021 Aug;40(4):326-328. doi: 10.1080/01676830.2020.1781199. Epub 2020 Jun 18. PMID: 32552411.

Welch RJ, Malik K, Mayro EL, Newman JH, Honig SE, Ang SM, Selzer EB, Acaba-Berrocal LA, McGarrey MP, Graf AE, Considine SP, Shields JA, Shields CL. Uveal metastasis in 1111 patients: Interval to metastasis and overall survival based on timing of primary cancer diagnosis. Saudi J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jul-Sep;33(3):229-237. doi: 10.1016/j.sjopt.2019.07.006. Epub 2019 Jul 25. PMID: 31686963; PMCID: PMC6819751.

Welch RJ, Malik K, Considine SP, Acaba-Berrocal LA, Selzer EB, Newman JH, Shields JA, Shields CL. Uveal Metastasis Based on Patient Sex in 2214 Tumors of 1111 Patients. A Comparison of Female Versus Male Clinical Features and Outcomes. Asia Pac J Ophthalmol (Phila). 2019 Jul-Aug;8(4):298-303. doi: 10.1097/APO.0000000000000247. PMID: 31373911; PMCID: PMC6727921.

Malik K, Welch RJ, Shields CL. Spontaneous Hyphema in a Middle-aged Woman. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 Jul 1;136(7):829-830. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6058. PMID: 29710081.

Malik K, Welch RJ, Shields CL. HAND-HELD OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY MONITORING OF CHEMORESISTANT RETINOBLASTOMA. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2020 Fall;14(4):368-371. doi: 10.1097/ICB.0000000000000714. PMID: 29443806.