Dr. Muhammad Saeed

Muhammad Saeed, MD

Principal Investigator

Los Angeles Medical Center

Pediatric Pulmonology



Dr. Muhammad Saeed is a pediatric pulmonologist at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center and the director of the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Cystic Fibrosis Center. He has been a principal investigator for several trials for cystic fibrosis and pediatric pulmonology in the Division of Clinical Trials Research.

For more than two decades, Dr. Saeed has been involved in research on cystic fibrosis and respiratory control disorders, as well as other pediatric pulmonary disorders. As a principal investigator or co-investigator on both industry- and university-funded studies, Dr. Saeed has studied medication use in people with cystic fibrosis as well as the variable course of the disease in children who have had abnormal newborn screenings for cystic fibrosis.  His research interests include studying the effects of modulator therapies in cystic fibrosis and how they are changing the course of the disease.



Areas of Focus

  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Childhood pulmonology


University of Karachi, Dow Medical College
Karachi, Pakistan
University of Karachi
Karachi, Pakistan

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Intern of the Year, Department of Surgery, 1991
  • Outstanding Intern of the Year, Department of Internal Medicine,1991
  • Employee of the Month, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, December 1997 and September 1998
  • Nominated for Morris and Mary Press Humanism Award, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 1998