Education & Training

Medical School

Quaid e Azam University

Internship

Internal Medicine

  • Nassau University Medical Center

Residency

Neurology

  • Emory University

Fellowship

Endovascular Surgery

  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of

Neuro Critical Care

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Boards

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
American Board of Psy and Neurology-Vascular Neuro

Insurances

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Academic Information

Professor of Clinical Neurology
Program Director, Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Fellowship

Awards & Honors

  • 1993 Research Award for Clinical Trainees Program. NIH Research Festival, Sept. 1993.
  • 1996 Finalist “Young Investigator Award” American Sleep Disorders Association.
  • 1996 Pharmacia Upjohn research award for outstanding research in CNS, June, 1996.
  • 1998 Daland Fellowship Award, American Philosophical Society, Jan., 1999.
  • 1998 First prize, Scientific Essay Contest, American College of Surgeons, Western New York Chapter, Sept. 1998.
  • 2000 Young Investigator Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, February 2000.
  • 2002 National Leadership Award. Presented by Congressman Tom Delay for The National Congressional Committee, March 2002.
  • 2003 American Medical Foundation Leadership Award-AMA Excellence in Medicine Series, March 2003.
  • 2004 American Academy of Neurology, A. B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award, April 2004.
  • 2004 National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH), Safety Net Community and Patient Service Award, Honorable Mention.
  • 2004 Armour of the Faculty of Ain Shams University, December 2004.
  • 2004 American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award with Commendation, December 2004.
  • 2005 Excellence in Care Award, The Vascular Disease Foundation, March 2005.
  • 2005 American Medical Association, Young Physicians Section, Community Service Award, June 2005.
  • 2005-2008, The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and National Committee for Quality Assurance, Achievement of Recognition for Delivery of Quality Cardiovascular and/or Stroke Care, August 2005.
  • 2004-2005, America’s Top Physicians, Consumer Research Council of America, September 2005.
  • 2005, Nominee, Alpha Omega Alpha, Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, November, 2005.
  • 2005, The achievement award, Association of physicians of Pakistani descent, New Jersey chapter, November, 2005.
  • 2005, American Heart Association’s Top 10 Research Advances for 2005, December 2005.
  • 2006, Nominee, Golden Apple Award, The Alumuni association, New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ and The New Jersey Medical School Student Council, March, 2006.
  • 2007, Nominee Clinical Scholar award, 2007 Medical Staff Recognition awards of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2007.
  • 2007, Nominee Minnesota Medical Association’s annual Physician Communicator award, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2007.
  • 2007, American Academy of Neurology Leadership Development Program, Washington DC, March 2007.
  • 2008, Nominee Clinical Scholar award, 2008 Medical Staff Recognition awards of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2008.
  • 2010-2013, The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and National Committee for Quality Assurance, Achievement of Recognition for Delivery of Quality Cardiovascular and/or Stroke Care, 2010 (first recipient in state of Minnesota).
  • 2010, Pfizer visting professorship-Neurology, University of Mississipi, Jackson, MS, September 21st, 2010.
  • 2010, Clinical Scholar award, 2010 Medical Staff Recognition awards of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2010.
  • 2011 American Academy of Neurology, A. B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award, April 2011.

Publications

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