Shailendra K. Saxena, MD, PhD
Shailendra K. Saxena, MD, PhD

Shailendra K. Saxena, MD, PhD

Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Family Medicine

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • D.N. College,Intermediate,1967-1968
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center,M.S., Ph.D.,1985-1990
  • K.Gs Medical College,M.B., B.S.,1968-1977

Certifications

American Board of Family Practice

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • John H. Rosenberg, BS, and Shailendra K. Saxena, MD, PhD; "Digital Clubbing: An Easily Overlooked Sign Associated With Systemic Disease", Consultant 360, Volume 57 Issue 9, 521-525, 2017
  • Krantz, Amanda (M3), Saxena, S. MD, PhD, “Koilonychia and Its Medical Significance”, Cornhusker Family 
         Physician Volume 63(1), pp 42-43, Winter 2017, Cornhusker Family Physician, Volume 63 – Issue 1, pp 42-43, 2017
  • Goins K, Welander C, & Saxena S. (2016). Intermetatarsal bursitis: A man with left foot pain. Cornhusker Family Physician. 62(1): 50-52., Cornhusker Family Physician, 62(1), 50-52, 2016
  • 2. Chiari K, Klug L, & Saxena S. (August 2015). An interesting lipid profile: A case report. Cornhusker Family Physician. 61(3): 49., Cornhusker Family Physician, 61(3), 49, 2015
    1. Cusack K, Spangler M, & Saxena S. (2015). Granuloma annulare: A reflection of systemicdisease. Cornhusker Family Physician
    , Cornhusker Family Physician, 58(1), 52, 2015
  • Saxena SK, Spangler M and Klug LK. Uveitis. In Domino, F., Ed. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2015, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Submitted), Not Applicable, 2015, 2015
  • Saxena, SK, Spangler ML, Klug LK and Sharma SK. Multiple Sclerosis: A Family Practice Perspective. J Integrative Med Ther 1(1) 1-5. 2014, Journal of Integrative Medical Therapy, 1(1), 1-5, 2014
  • Chawala M, Klug LK and Saxena SK. Cross-Cultural Rash. Consultant, 53 (12). 905. 2013, Consultant, 53(12), 905, 2013
  • Saxena SK and Spangler M. Perichondritis. Journal of Urgent Care of Medicine (JUCM) October 2013: 19-21. 2013., Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 19-21, 2013
  • Spangler M, Hawley H, Barnes N and Saxena SK. A review of asthma guidelines and pharmacological options for asthma treatment with a focus on exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. The Physician and Sports Medicine 41: (Issue 3 September 2013): 50-57. 2013., The Physician and Sports Medicine, 41(3), 50-57, 2013
  • Saxena SK, Spangler M and Sharma SK. An urgent care approach to low back pain. Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 7(8) 9-15. 2013., Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 7(8), 9-15, 2013
  • Saxena SK and Spangler M. Breast Mass: In: Paulman PM, Paulman AA, Harrison JD, Nasir LS and Jarzynka KJ eds. Taylor’s Differential Diagnosis Manual 2013, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams& Wilkins, 2013: 249-250., Not Applicable, 2013
  • Saxena SK and Spangler M. Dyspareunia: In: Paulman PM, Paulman AA, Harrison JD, Nasir LS and Jarzynka KJ eds. Taylor’s Differential Diagnosus Manual 2013, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013: 243-245, Not Applicable, 243-245, 2013
  • Saxena SK, Spangler M, Viereck LK. Uveitis. In Domino F, ed. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013: 1296-1297., Not Applicable, 1296-1297, 2013
  • Sethi I, Sethi JS, Spangler M and Saxena SK. Erythema Infectiosum. Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 8(3). 22-23.2013, Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 8(3), 22-23, 2013
  • Saxena SK, Spangler M and Mikkilineni A. Schamberg’s Disease. Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 8(2) 23-24. 2013., Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 8(2), 23-24, 2013
  • Hillyard T, Spangler M and Saxena SK. Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome: A primary care Perspective. Cornhusker Family Physician 58(40). 54-55. 2013., Cornhusker Family Physician, 58(40), 54-55, 2013
  • Cusack K, Spangler M and Saxena SK. Granuloma annulare: a reflection of systemic disease. Cornhusker Family Physician 58: 52-53 2012., Cornhusker Family Physician, 58, 52-53, 2012
  • Hoang A, Guck T, Spangler M and Saxena SK. Evaluation and treatment of needle phobia: a case report. Cornhusker Family Physician 58; 16-18 2012., Cornhusker Family Physician, 58, 16-18, 2012
  • Saxena SK and Spangler M. Uveitis: In: Domino F, et al (EDS). The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2013, 20th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott & Wilkins, 2012: 1378-1379., Not Applicable, 1378-1379, 2012
  • Saxena SK, Spangler M. Uveitis In: Domino E, et al (Eds). The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2012, 20th edition. Philadelphia Lippincott Willias & Wilkins, 2011., Not Applicable, 2012 ed., 2011
  • Here comes the Sunburn: An Update., Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, 2010
  • ”Henoch-Schonlein Purpura”, Journal of Family Practice, 2010
  • Scrotal Calcinosis, Consultant, 2010
  • Abnormal Growth in Both Eyes. Accepted for publication in 2010., Consultant, 2010
  • Bosentan and Warfarin Interaction in a Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Bilateral Pulmonary Emboli, Clinical Therapeutics, 32, 53-56, 2010
  • Acute Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia, Clinical Advisor, 2010
  • Occupational Prepatellar Bursitis, Consultant, 2010
  • Syte or Chalzion, Journal of Urgent Care, 2010
  • Promethazinr Induce Tissue Necrosis, Journal of Urgent Care, 2010
  • ”Anatomy of Sickle Cell Anemia”, Cornhusker Family Physician, 54; 3, 2009
  • ”Testosterone Replacement Therapy”, Cornhusker Family Physician, 54; 1, 2009
  • ”Acanthosis Nigricans: Acutaneous Abnormality with Sustemic Disease”, Cornhusker Family Physician, 53; 4, 2008
  • Krantz, Amanda (M3), Saxena, S. MD, PhD, d Its Medical Significance, Cornhusker FamilyPhysician  Winter 2017, Cornhusker Family Physician, 63(1), 42-43

Publications

  • Chaudhry, R., Nasser, H., McGaha, A. & Saxena, SK. (12 May 2013). Picture based case presentation method: A new teaching modality for residents. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Kansas City, MO., Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 2013

Presentations

  • Mullick S, Saxena S, & McGaha A. (20 March 2015). Significance of recognition and management of obstructive sleep apnea in primary care. [Poster presentation]. Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians. 67th Annual Meeting & Scientific Assembly. LaVista, NE., 2015
  • Chaudhry, R., Nasser, H., McGaha, A. & Saxena, SK. (12 May 2013). Picture based case presentation method: A new teaching modality for residents. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Kansas City, MO, 2013
  • Ahmad R, Spangler M, Saxena SK.  The effect of continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea on type 2 diabetes, hypertension and an abnormal lipid profile.  Poster presentation on research in progress at the 2011 NAPCRG Annual Meeting, 2011. Banff, Alberta, Canada.  Family Medicine 2012: 44(Suppl 1).  Available at: http://www.stfm.org/fmsup/napcrg/fmconferencesupplement.cfm?confid=137, 2011
  • "Evaluation of Metabolic Syndrome and Hemocystine and its Correlation with Family History, Smoking, and Alcohol Intake. Presented at NE Academy of Fam Phys Meeting, 2005

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Saxena SK, (2009-2011) “The Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea on Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension and Abnormal Lipid Profile.” Health Future Foundation Grant, Creighton University, School of Medicine, April 2009
  • Saxena SK, “The Role of Pharmacological and Non-Pharmacological Methods in Treating Insulin Resistance Associated with Metabolic Syndrome in the Younger Population,” Health Future Foundation Grant 2007, (Not Funded)
  • Saxena SK, Principal Investigator, “A randomized double-blind, multicenter, positive controlled, parallel group study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Lotrel (amlopidine/benazepril) compared to Zestoretic (lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide) in hypertensive patients (high dose combinations),” I participated in this multicenter trial for the treatment of Hypertension 2002-2003, Sponsor: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, New Jersey, USA
  • Saxena SK, Principal Investigator, “Comprehensive Health Education, Screening, Prevention and Monitoring of Diabetic Patients,” Proposal was submitted for funding from Nebraska Health Care Cash Fund Grant in 2000, (Not Funded)
  • Saxena SK, Principal Investigator, “The Role of Lymphoid Tissue in Intestinal Regeneration,” seed grant from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 1994-1995, (Funded $25,000)

Awards and Honors

  • DEDICATED TEACHER AWARD 2012, Creighton University School of Medicine, 2012
  • EXCELLENCE IN SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY 2010, Creighton University Department of Family Medicine, 2010
  • MOST OUTSTANDING FACULTY TEACHER OF THE YEAR, 2005, Creighton Family Medicine Residents, 2005