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Book Chapter 

  1. Disorder of Childhood and Adolescence : Neuroscience for psychiatrist. March 2018
  2. Behavioral Pediatrics- 5th edition. Psychotherapeutic interventions with children and adolescents

Peer Reviewed Articles 

    1. Understanding Sleep and Sleep disorders in Children and adolescents. Ahsan Nazeer, Lisa Capisi, Salma Malik, Muhammad Zeshan, Nehida Hashemi, Waqar Azeem. Journal of Alternative Medicine Res 2020;12(3)
    2. Mental Health Consideration for Children and Adolescents in COVID-19 Pandemic Pakistan Journal of Medical Science
    3. Column: An Overview of Attachment Pattern: Psychology, Neurobiology, and Clinical Implications. Sadiq Naveed, Sudas Saboor, Muhammad Zeshan (accepted) Journal of psychosocial nursing
    4. Meeting Report: First Infant Parent Mental Health Workshop in Pakistan. World CAP e-journal issues 17, December 2019 
    5. Gender Distribution in Psychiatry Journals’ Editorial Boards Worldwide. Comprehensive Psychiatry Journal, October 2019. Hafeez DM, Waqas A, Majeed S, Naveed S, Afzal K, Aftab Z, Zeshan, M, Khosa F.
    6. A Review of Novel Antidepressants: A Guide for Clinicians. Cureus March 2019. Farquih AE, Memon R, Hafeez H, Zeshan, M, Naveed S.
    7. Challenges in Diagnosing Factitious Disorder: A Case Report and Literature Review. American Journal of Psychiatry (AJP) Resident Journal, May, 2018. Muhammad Zeshan, Raminder Cheema,
    8. Factors Prediction Length of Stay in an Adolescent Psychiatric Unit, South Bronx, NY: A Short Report. Canadian Journal of Child and Psychiatry, April, 2018. Muhammad Zeshan, Ahmed Waqas, Sadiq Naveed, Pankaj Manocha
    9. Child psychiatry: A scientometric analysis 1980-2016: S. Naveed, A. Waqas, S. Majeed, M. Zeshan, N. Jahan, M. Sheikh. F100Research. August, 2017  
    10. Role of an Influential Program Director on a Resident’s Life. Muhammad Zeshan, MD. Resident’s Voice, Current psychiatry Journal. July, 2017  
    11. Substance Use Trends in an Adolescent Inpatient Unit in the South Bronx. Muhammad Zeshan, MD; Raminder Cheema, MD; Pankaj Manocha, MD; Wen Gu, Ph. D; Aos Ameen, MD; Amina Hanif, MD; Rouzi Shengelia, MD; Arturo Sanchez, MD. Journal of Addiction Research. June, 2017
    12. Successful Treatment of Catatonia with Methylphenidate in a 25-year-old Patient with Schizophrenia: A Case Report: The Primary Care Companion. March 2018: Muhammad Zeshan, Amina Hanif, Hassan Majeed
    13. Healthcare Disparities Faced by the LGBTQ Youth: A Literature Review. Hudaisa Hafeez, MD, Muhammad Zeshan, MD, Nusrat Jahan MD, Cureus April 20, 2017
    14. How to conduct a systematic review: A Narrative Literature Review: Nusrat Jahan, MD; Sadiq Naveed, MD; Muhammad Zeshan, MD, Annas Randhava, MD. Cureus November 04, 2016

Letter to the Editor

  1. Use of SSRI in pediatric PTSD. A Letter to the Editor. S. Naveed, M. Zeshan, A. Waqas. British Journal of Psychiatry. July, 2017 

Published Peer Reviewed Abstracts:

  1. Implementation and Effectiveness of Non-Specialist Mediated Interventions for Children with ASD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Raheel Imtiaz, Nusrat Jahan, Zainab Cheema, Nisma Javed, Muhammad Zeshan, Sadiq Naveed, Ahmad Waqas. JAACAP October 2019 
  2. Pediatric Anxiety Disorders (PAD) and Pharmacologic Intervention: Which Medication to Pick. Raheel 
Memon, Manal Khan, Kiran Khalid, Gulafsheen Quadri, Muhammad Zeshan, Sadiq Naveed. JAACAP October 

  3. Management of Catatonia in Pediatric Population: A Literature Review. Muhammad, Zeshan, Samsel Chase, 
Ali Ahsan, Pankaj Manocha, Sadiq Naveed. JAACAP October 2018 

  4. Identification and Response to Suicide in a Fellow Outpatient Clinic. Muhammad Zeshan, Paul Hammerness, 
Muhammad H Majeed. JAACAP October 2018 

  5. Role of S-Adenosyl Methionine, Zinc, and Magnesium in Management of Pediatric Depression and ADHD, 
Muhammad Zeshan, Ali Ahsan, Diana Deister, Pankaj Manocha, Ali Umair, Anees Shahzad. JAACAP October 2018 

  6. Cardio-metabolic Screening of Children and Adolescent Patients in Our Urban Outpatient Clinic: A Quality 
Improvement Measure. Pankaj Manocha, Muhammad Zeshan, Raminder Cheema. JAACAP October 2018 

  7. Association of Bullying with Behavioral Difficulties among School Among Pakistani Schoolchildren: A Cross- 
Sectional Survey of 7 Cities. Sadiq Naveed, Ahmed Waqas, Usman G. Zarnain Shah, Muhammad Zeshan, 
Raheel Memon. JAACAP October 2018 

  8. Predictive Factors for Length of Hospital Stay in an Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Unit: Muhammad 
Zeshan, Ahmed Waqas, Sadiq Naveed, Pankaj Manocha, Raminder Pal Cheema, Arturo Sanchez. Journal of 
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), October, 2017 

  9. Preventing Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents Prescribed with Antipsychotics-A Literature 
Review: Raminder Pal Cheema, Muhammad Zeshan, Nusrat Jahan, Pankaj Manocha. Journal of American 
Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October, 2017

  10. Prevalence of anger in child & adolescent inpatient population with positive traumatic experience and 
comorbidities: A Performance Improvement project. A.M. Ameen, M. Badillo, V. Chiapetta, M. Kohut, W. Gu, 
M. Zeshan, P. Manocha. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October, 2017 

  11. Prevalence of Substance Use in Adolescents on an Inpatient Unit: A Resident Run Performance Improvement 
Project: Muhammad Zeshan, MD; Raminder Cheema, MD; Amina Hanif, MD; Rouzi Shengelia, MD; Aos Ameen, MD; Ahmed Albassam, MD; Jose A. Sanchez, MD; Wen Gu, PhD. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October, 2016 

  12. Evolution of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Bibliometric Analysis of Top Seven Journals of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Sadiq Naveed, MD; Ahmed Waqas, MBBS; Salman Majeed, MD, Muhammad Zeshan, MD, Nusrat Jahan, MD; Rabia Salman, MD, Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, October, 2016 

  13. Lorazepam Used to Distinguish between Catatonia and Delirium: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Muhammad Zeshan, Cynthia Rutherford, Panagiota Korenis, Luisa Gonzalez. CNS Spectrum (2016), 21, 80 

Awards & Scholarships


- 2019 NANA Scholarly Work Award
- 2018 AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) Educational Outreach - Program Award
- 2018 Program for Post-Graduation Trainees: Future Academic Clinician Educators Award (Harvard Macy Institute)
- 2018 BPSI (Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute) Child PiP Travel Grant Award
- 2018 AADPRT Nyapati Rao and Francis Lu International Medical Graduate Fellowship Award
- 2018 APA Minority Medical Student Mentorship Award
- 2017 AACAP System of Care Special Program Clinical Project Scholarship sponsored
- 2016 NANA Young Scholar Award
- 2017-2019 APA Resident Recognition Award



- Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ
- Member American Psychiatric Association (APA) Membership Committee
- Treasure: NANA (Nishtar Alumni of North America)
- Chair: NANA (Nishtar Alumni of North America) Research Committee
- Chair: PAPANA (Pakistani American Psychiatric Association of North America) Resident Committee
- Secretary: PAPANA (Pakistani American Psychiatric Association of North America)
- 2017-2019: APA RFM (Resident Fellow Member) Assembly Representative
- 2017-2019 APA Diversity Leadership Fellow
- 2017 8th Annual Mount Sinai GME Resident Fellows Poster Winner Award




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