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Hysem Eldik

Second Year Resident
Start Year
2018

What are your career interests?

I am broadly interested in both the medical and surgical fields of dermatology. Through research, I plan to invest in the evolving field of immunologics for common and potentially devastating diseases such as psoriasis and autoimmune blistering diseases. I am also drawn to interventional disciplines, to treat various cutaneous disorders, such as laser therapy and surgery.

Why did you choose Duke for residency training?

I was especially attracted to the opportunity to work with a broad demographic of patients at multiple medical facilities such as the main Duke hospital, VA hospital, Lincoln Community Health Center and three different private practice settings. As an academic institution, residents are exposed to rare disorders both in the inpatient setting through the consult service and the outpatient setting at different specialty clinics. Residents work autonomously in acute care, resident continuity and procedure clinics starting as early as first year. Weekly academic half-day includes clinical and basic science lectures, dermatopathology teaching sessions, kodachromes and didactics.

Education & Training

Undergraduate: Stony Brook University, BS Psychology, 2012
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, MD, 2017
Internship: Internal Medicine, Duke University, 2017-2018

Awards & Honors

  • Appleseed Resident Teaching Award for Internal Medicine
  • Duke Skin Disease Research Center Mentored Research Award
  • Hinohara Family Scholarship
  • George and Rebecca Hundley Scholarship
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
  • Cosmetic Surgery Forum Grant Recipient
Publications & Presentations

Publications:

  • Eldik H, Mohammed MM, Martinez J, Wisniewski N, Nichols SP, Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation: Quantifying critically ischemic flap regions” Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 2016 Aug; 136(8): B13.
  • Ibrahim MM, Eldik H, Mohammed MM, Wu ZJ, King T, Klitzman B. “Comparison Of Intradermal And Subcutaneous Tissue Oxygen Tension Monitor To Detect Flap Compromise” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, 2017 Apr; 5(4): 112.
  • Chien JS, Mohammed MM, Eldik H, Ibrahim MM, Martinez J, Nichols SP, Wisniewski N, Klitzman B. “Injectable Phosphorescence-based Oxygen Biosensors Identify Post Ischemic Reactive Hyperoxia” Scientific Reports, 2017 Aug; 7 (1): 8255-65.  
  • Ibrahim MM, Eldik H, Mohammed MM, Wu ZJ, King T, Klitzman B. “Which Is More Ideal To Monitor And Detect Flap Vascular Compromise: Intradermal Or Subcutaneous Tissue Oxygen Tension?” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, 2018 May; 6(4):112-113.

Presentations:

  • Eldik, H., Ranjit-Reeves, R., Woodward, J.A. "Adverse delayed granulomatous reaction to hyaluronic acid filler in the setting of urinary tract infection." Cosmetic Surgery Forum; Las Vegas, NV. 
  • Eldik H, Mohammed M, Martinez J, Nichols S, Wisiniewski , Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation” North Carolina Tissue and Regenerative Medicine; Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Eldik H, Mohammed M, Martinez J, Nichols S, Wisiniewski , Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation” Skin Disease Research Center Work-in-Progress; Durham, NC.
  • Eldik H, Klitzman B. “Independent predictors of 30-day postoperative stroke after elective spine surgery” Duke Department of Surgery Annual Research Meeting; Durham, NC
  • Eldik H, Mohammed M, Martinez J, Nichols S, Wisiniewski , Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation” Duke University School of Medicine AOA Day; Durham, NC.
  • Wu ZJ, Ibrahim M, Eldik H, Schweller R, Phillips B, Klitzman B. “Implantable optical oxygen monitor to diagnose flap compromise” Plastic Surgery Research Council; New York, NY.
  • Eldik H, Mohammed M, Martinez J, Nichols S, Wisiniewski , Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation: Potential application in peripheral artery disease” Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics; Durham, NC.
  • Eldik H, Mohammed M, Martinez J, Nichols S, Wisiniewski , Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation” Society for Investigative Dermatology; Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Eldik H, Mohammed M, Martinez J, Nichols S, Wisiniewski , Klitzman B. “Real-time continuous monitoring of tissue oxygenation” Accepted at European Society for Dermatological Research; Munich, DEU.