Shamaila Waseem, MD

Shamaila Waseem, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Phone: 317-944-3774
Email: shwaseem@iupui.edu
705 Riley Hospital Drive, ROC 4210
Indianapolis, IN 46202



Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Areas of Interest

Pediatric gastrointestinal motility

Dr. Waseem’s primary research interest is gastroparesis and other gastrointestinal motility disorders.


1997 MBBS, University of Punjab, King Edward Medical College
2006 MD, University of Florida

Honors & Awards

2006-2007 Outstanding fellow of the year Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida
2007-2009 Accepted in the Fellowship of Advanced Post Graduate Program of Clinical Investigation (APPCI), an NIH-funded K-30 award


Riley Hospital Outpatient Center
575 Riley Hospital Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Riley Children's Specialists
IU North Hospital
11700 N Meridian St, Ste. 240
Carmel, IN 46032

Research & Grants

Dr. Waseem's primary research interest is gastroparesis and other gastrointestinal motility disorders.

Representative PublicationsView All Publications

1. Waseem S and Gwinn-Hardy K. Pain in Parkinson’s disease: a common yet seldom recognized symptom. Postgrad Med. 2001 Dec; 110(6):33-4, 39-40, 46.

2. Buervenich S, Carmine A, Galter D, Shahabi HN, Johnels B, Holmberg B, Ahlberg J, Nissbrandt H, Eerola J, Hellström O, Tienari PJ, Matsuura T, Ashizawa T, Wüllner U, Klockgether T, Zimprich A, Gasser T, Hanson M, Waseem S, Singleton A, McMahon FJ, Anvret M, Sydow O, Olson L. A rare truncating mutation in ADH1C (G78Stop) shows significant association with Parkinson disease in a large international sample. Arch Neurol. 2005 Jan;62(1):74-8

3. Moshiree B, Samuel M, Waseem S. Outcomes of quality of life in patients with gastroparesis. A prospective study. Abstract poster presentation at ACG 2010.

4. Waseem S, Islam S, Kahn G, Moshiree B, Talley N. Spectrum of Gastroparesis in Children. Accepted by JPGN 2011.

5. Waseem S and Gwinn-Hardy K. Brain donation and how it adds to what we understand about the cause of PSP. PSP Advocate.10 (3), 1999.

6. Waseem S and Gwinn-Hardy K. Towards a Definition of Essential Tremor. International Tremor Foundation Newsletter. 13 (4), 1999.

7. Waseem S, Moshiree B, Draganov P. Gastroparesis: Current diagnostic challenges and management considerations. World J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jan 7;15(1):25-37.