Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar

Senior Lecturer (STD/HIV)
Medicine (Immunology & Infectious Diseases), Westmead Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9762 5379
Fax +61 2 9762 6287

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Biographical details

Dr Shailendra Sawleshwarkar is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Academic at the Western Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. After completing his MD from Mumbai, Shailendra received further training in HIV in London before arriving in Australia.

He is a member of the South Asian Regional Advisory Expert Group at the University of Sydney and works closely with the Office for Global Health at the Sydney Medical School and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity. Coordinates the biomedical stream of the Masters in HIV, STIs and Sexual Health Program and has international collaborations in workforce development through innovative cross-disciplinary educational approaches.

Research interests

HIV and STIs management in primary care, HIV non-B subtypes, STIs and HIV in Culturally and Linguisticallly Diverse Population,

Teaching and supervision

HIV/STIs education, E-learning, Capacity building in HIV and STIs,

Selected grants

2012

  • Developing a partnership between Sydney Medical School and medical institutions in Ghana for capacity building in health education with focus on priority areas.; Amonoo-Kuofi H, Iddrisu B, Yakubu H, Foster K, Ahmed M, Sawleshwarkar S; DVC International/IPDF Grant.
  • Joint Cancer Research Symposium between the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), India and Sydney Medical School (SMS), University of Sydney; Jamkar A, Sawleshwarkar S, Bandaranayake D; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Mindel, A., Sawleshwarkar, S. (2013). Physical Barrier Methods: Acceptance, Use, and Effectiveness. In Lawrence R. Stanberry, Susan L. Rosenthal (Eds.), Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccines, Prevention, and Control, (pp. 189-211). London, UK: Elsevier.

Journals

  • Santella, A., Pollack, A., Harrison, C., Sawleshwarkar, S., Britt, H., Hillman, R. (2014). Management rates of sexually transmissible infections by Australian general practitioners, 2000-2012. Sexual Health, 11(1), 52-57. [More Information]
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., Kakar, S., Jones, R., Lagios, K., Mindel, A., Hillman, R. (2013). Indian-born patients attending a sexual health clinic in Australia have differing characteristics to their Australian-born counterparts. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(12), 1327-1330. [More Information]
  • Sharma, K., Zodpey, S., Quazi, S., Gaidhane, A., Sawleshwarkar, S., Khaparde, S. (2013). Mapping and opportunities of human resource capacity building initiatives for HIV/AIDS in India. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 6(1), 30-41. [More Information]
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., Harrison, C., Britt, H., Mindel, A. (2011). Determinants of HIV testing. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 87(5), 426-432. [More Information]
  • Kakar, S., Sawleshwarkar, S., Russell, D., Hillman, R. (2011). Evaluation of sexual health medicine teaching at medical schools in Australia and New Zealand. Sexual Health, 8(1), 86-89. [More Information]
  • Sharma, K., Zodpey, S., Quasi, S., Gaidhane, A., Sawleshwarkar, S., Khaparde, S. (2011). National AIDS Control Organisation's human resource capacity building initiatives for better response to HIV/AIDS in India. The Australasian Medical Journal, 4(12), 638-644. [More Information]
  • Kakar, S., Biggs, K., Chung, C., Sawleshwarkar, S., Mindel, A., Lagios, K., Hillman, R. (2010). A retrospective case note review of sex worker attendees at sexual health clinics in the western suburbs of Sydney. Sexual Health, 7(1), 3-7. [More Information]
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., Harrison, C., Britt, H., Mindel, A. (2010). Chlamydia testing in general practice in Australia. Sexual Health, 7(4), 484-490. [More Information]
  • Mindel, A., Sawleshwarkar, S. (2008). Condoms for sexually transmissible infection prevention: politics versus science. Sexual Health, 5(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Stebbing, J., Sawleshwarkar, S., Michailids, C., Jones, R., Bower, M., Mandalia, S., Nelson, M., Gazzard, B. (2005). Assessment of the efficacy of total lymphocyte counts as predictors of AIDS defining infections in HIV-1 infected people. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 81(959), 586-588. [More Information]
  • Jones, R., Sawleshwarkar, S., Michailids, C., Jackson, A., Mandalia, S., Stebbing, J., Bower, M., Nelson, M., Gazzard, B., Moyle, G. (2005). Impact of antiretroviral choice on hypercholesterolaemia events: The role of the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor backbone. HIV Medicine, 6(6), 396-402. [More Information]
  • Waters, L., Stebbing, J., Jones, R., Michailids, C., Sawleshwarkar, S., Mandalia, S., Bower, M., Nelson, M., Gazzard, B. (2004). A comparison of the CD4 response to antiretroviral regimens in patients commencing therapy with low CD4 counts. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 54(2), 503-507.
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., salgaonkar, V., Oberai, C. (2004). Multicenter, Open-label, Non-comparative Study of a Combination of Polytar and Zinc Pyrithione Shampoo in the Management of Dandruff. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, 70(1), 25-28.
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., salgaonkar, V., Oberai, C. (2003). Multicenter study to evaluate efficacy and irritation potential of benzoyl peroxide 4% cream in hydrophase base (Brevoxyl) in acne vulgaris. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, 69(1), 19-22.

2014

  • Santella, A., Pollack, A., Harrison, C., Sawleshwarkar, S., Britt, H., Hillman, R. (2014). Management rates of sexually transmissible infections by Australian general practitioners, 2000-2012. Sexual Health, 11(1), 52-57. [More Information]

2013

  • Sawleshwarkar, S., Kakar, S., Jones, R., Lagios, K., Mindel, A., Hillman, R. (2013). Indian-born patients attending a sexual health clinic in Australia have differing characteristics to their Australian-born counterparts. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(12), 1327-1330. [More Information]
  • Sharma, K., Zodpey, S., Quazi, S., Gaidhane, A., Sawleshwarkar, S., Khaparde, S. (2013). Mapping and opportunities of human resource capacity building initiatives for HIV/AIDS in India. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 6(1), 30-41. [More Information]
  • Mindel, A., Sawleshwarkar, S. (2013). Physical Barrier Methods: Acceptance, Use, and Effectiveness. In Lawrence R. Stanberry, Susan L. Rosenthal (Eds.), Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Vaccines, Prevention, and Control, (pp. 189-211). London, UK: Elsevier.

2011

  • Sawleshwarkar, S., Harrison, C., Britt, H., Mindel, A. (2011). Determinants of HIV testing. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 87(5), 426-432. [More Information]
  • Kakar, S., Sawleshwarkar, S., Russell, D., Hillman, R. (2011). Evaluation of sexual health medicine teaching at medical schools in Australia and New Zealand. Sexual Health, 8(1), 86-89. [More Information]
  • Sharma, K., Zodpey, S., Quasi, S., Gaidhane, A., Sawleshwarkar, S., Khaparde, S. (2011). National AIDS Control Organisation's human resource capacity building initiatives for better response to HIV/AIDS in India. The Australasian Medical Journal, 4(12), 638-644. [More Information]

2010

  • Kakar, S., Biggs, K., Chung, C., Sawleshwarkar, S., Mindel, A., Lagios, K., Hillman, R. (2010). A retrospective case note review of sex worker attendees at sexual health clinics in the western suburbs of Sydney. Sexual Health, 7(1), 3-7. [More Information]
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., Harrison, C., Britt, H., Mindel, A. (2010). Chlamydia testing in general practice in Australia. Sexual Health, 7(4), 484-490. [More Information]

2008

  • Mindel, A., Sawleshwarkar, S. (2008). Condoms for sexually transmissible infection prevention: politics versus science. Sexual Health, 5(1), 1-8. [More Information]

2005

  • Stebbing, J., Sawleshwarkar, S., Michailids, C., Jones, R., Bower, M., Mandalia, S., Nelson, M., Gazzard, B. (2005). Assessment of the efficacy of total lymphocyte counts as predictors of AIDS defining infections in HIV-1 infected people. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 81(959), 586-588. [More Information]
  • Jones, R., Sawleshwarkar, S., Michailids, C., Jackson, A., Mandalia, S., Stebbing, J., Bower, M., Nelson, M., Gazzard, B., Moyle, G. (2005). Impact of antiretroviral choice on hypercholesterolaemia events: The role of the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor backbone. HIV Medicine, 6(6), 396-402. [More Information]

2004

  • Waters, L., Stebbing, J., Jones, R., Michailids, C., Sawleshwarkar, S., Mandalia, S., Bower, M., Nelson, M., Gazzard, B. (2004). A comparison of the CD4 response to antiretroviral regimens in patients commencing therapy with low CD4 counts. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 54(2), 503-507.
  • Sawleshwarkar, S., salgaonkar, V., Oberai, C. (2004). Multicenter, Open-label, Non-comparative Study of a Combination of Polytar and Zinc Pyrithione Shampoo in the Management of Dandruff. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, 70(1), 25-28.

2003

  • Sawleshwarkar, S., salgaonkar, V., Oberai, C. (2003). Multicenter study to evaluate efficacy and irritation potential of benzoyl peroxide 4% cream in hydrophase base (Brevoxyl) in acne vulgaris. Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, 69(1), 19-22.

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