Dr. Shakeel specializes in neonatology with the Johns Hopkins All Children's Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the medical staff in 1999. She has a clinical focus on nutritional care for neonates to improve clinical outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and improving clinical outcomes in infants with short bowel syndrome at risk of intestinal failure.
She is chair of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Care Under Intestinal Rehabilitation Excellence (CUIRE) intestinal rehabilitation program. She also has a clinical focus on Patient Safety & Quality and is a quality lead for the hospital’s Maternal Fetal & Neonatal Institute. Dr. Shakeel was named winner of the Armstrong Award for Excellence in Patient Safety at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in the 2016 Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards, and in 2023, she led a neonatal intensive care unit team that won for Innovations in Clinical Care.
Dr. Shakeel is an assistant professor for the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to serving on multiple hospital committees including Ethics, Nutrition, Advocacy and more, Dr. Shakeel is very involved with the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality and has completed Lean Sigma Green Belt training, the Patient Safety Certificate Program and the Leadership Academy Course.