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Shaheed Hakim

Shaheed Hakim MD, FRCPC


Dr. Shaheed Hakim completed his Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in the Dominican Republic. He then completed his residency in Anatomical Pathology at the University of Ottawa. This was followed by a fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Surgical Pathology at St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto. He is currently a staff pathologist at St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital (Unity Health Toronto), where he practices GI pathology and cytopathology. He is actively involved with multidisciplinary collaborations in research, academic teaching and digital pathology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Education
  • Health technology implementation
  • Healthcare technology assessment
  • Research and development


  • FRCPC, Anatomical Pathology, University of Ottawa
  • MD, Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
  • Anatomical Pathologist, St. Joseph’s Health Center and St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto

  • Loe, A.K.H., Francis, R., Seo, J., Du, L., Wang, Y., Kim, J.E., Hakim, S.W., Kim, J.E., He, H.H., Guo, H. and Kim, T.H., 2021. Uncovering the dosage-dependent roles of Arid1a in gastric tumorigenesis for combinatorial drug therapy. Journal of Experimental Medicine, 218(6).
  • Mammen, S., Krishna, S., Quon, M., Shabana, W.M., Hakim, S.W., Flood, T.A. and Schieda, N., 2018. Diagnostic accuracy of qualitative and quantitative computed tomography analysis for diagnosis of pathological grade and stage in upper tract urothelial cell carcinoma. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 42(2), pp.204-210.

  • 2022 – Canadian Association of Pathologists Virtual Education Series Talk: Pancreaticobiliary Cytology: Dilemma and Pitfalls
  • 2022 – MAGIC Update GI Tumour Board Panelist/Speaker
  • 2021-Present – Lecturer for Pathology Assistant Master’s Program of the University of Toronto: Exocrine Pancreas and Grossing Whipple’s