Madiha Ashraf, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


MD Aga Khan University Medical College-Karachi, Pakistan

Education & Training

, The University of Texas Health Science Center
, The Methodist Hospital
, The Aga Khan University Hospitals

Cerebrospinal fluid Coccidioides antigen testing in the diagnosis and management of central nervous system coccidioidomycosis
Bamberger, DM, Pepito, BS, Proia, LA, Ostrosky-Zeichner, L, Ashraf, M, Marty, F, Scully, E & Wheat, LJ 2015, Mycoses, vol 58, no. 10, pp. 598-602. DOI:

Seasonal H3N2 influenza A virus fails to enhance Staphylococcus aureus co-infection in a non-human primate respiratory tract infection model.
Kobayashi, SD, Olsen, RJ, LaCasse, RA, Safronetz, D, Ashraf, M, Porter, AR, Braughton, KR, Feldmann, F, Clifton, DR, Kash, JC, Bailey, JR, Gardner, DJ, Otto, M, Brining, DL, Kreiswirth, BN, Taubenberger, JK, Parnell, MJ, Feldmann, H, Musser, JM & DeLeo, FR 2013, Virulence, vol 4, no. 8, pp. 707-715. DOI:

Ventilator-associated pneumonia: a review.
Ashraf, M & Ostrosky-Zeichner, L 2012, Hospital practice (1995), vol 40, no. 1, pp. 93-105.

Lower respiratory tract infection in cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) infected with group A streptococcus
Olsen, RJ , Ashraf, M, Gonulal, VE, Ayeras, AA, Cantu, C, Shea, PR, Carroll, RK, Humbird, T, Greaver, JL, Swain, JL, Chang, E, Ragasa, W, Jenkins, L, Lally, KP, Blasdel, T, Cagle, P & Musser, JM 2010, Microbial Pathogenesis, vol 49, no. 6, pp. 336-347. DOI:

Lack of a major role of Staphylococcus aureus Panton-Valentine leukocidin in lower respiratory tract infection in nonhuman primates
Olsen, RJ, Kobayashi, SD, Ayeras, AA, Ashraf, M, Graves, SF, Ragasa, W, Humbird, T, Greaver, JL, Cantu, C, Swain, JL, Jenkins, L, Blasdel, T, Cagle, PT, Gardner, DJ, Deleo, FR & Musser, JM 2010, American Journal of Pathology, vol 176, no. 3, pp. 1346-1354. DOI:

Necrotizing nocardia pneumonia in an immunocompromised male
Zubairi, ABS, Ashraf, M & Anwar-ul-Huda, NV 2006, Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, vol 16, no. 2, pp. 162-163.