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Arif Jan, MD


Dr. Jan is a  Graduate of Govt. Medical College, Srinagar with further training in Internal Medicine in the United Kingdom and at Drexel University in USA. He currently works as Faculty in General Internal Medicine at Tower Health.

Dr.Jan is is excited to be part of the wonderful and dedicated Board at KASHMER where we all aim to fulfill our dream of improving healthcare and education of trainees in Kashmir.

Ammer Shah, MD


Syed Ammer Shah M. Sc, M.D, F.A.C.S. is an Asst. Prof of Surgery in Div. of Surgical Oncology at Virginia CommonWealth University. His areas of focus include GI malignancies, including pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, Melanoma, Sarcomas and Endocrine Malignancies. His Lab focuses on T cell based treatment of solid tumors.

“My vision of KASHMER is to see it become an independent healthcare system in J&K to support the needs of the people who are unable to afford specialized healthcare, impact areas of public health and screening programs’.

Zubair Syed, MD


Zubair A. Syed, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Family and Community Medicine at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, where he also serves as the Residency Program Director and the University Hospitals’ Chief of Service for Family Medicine. Dr. Syed earned his medical degree at Al-Ameen Medical College in Bijapur, India. He completed a residency in Family Medicine at the Mid-Hudson Family Practice Residency Program in Kingston, New York. He specializes in preventive primary care, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

Dr.Syed brings a full commitment to Kashmer’s long-term vision to improve access to quality healthcare to the underserved areas of the valley, and educate our population in preventive care

Majid Khan, MD

Member at Large

Majid Khan graduated from Government medical college, Srinagar, completed his radiology residency at NUMC, Stony Brook University, NY and Neuroradiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, MD.  He is at present Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurology and ENT at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Khan is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in spine tumor ablation and has performed most cases of osseous Microwave tumor ablation in US. He is deeply invested in diagnostic Neuroradiology with particular emphasis on advanced Spine and head & neck tumor imaging. He has published extensively on these areas, and has been invited to lecture, preside over panels, run workshops and moderate sessions in many national and international meetings.

Nahida Nazir,MD

Healthcare Delivery Lead

Nahida Nazir, MD has been practicing Neurology in the Los Angeles/Southern California area, primarily focused on neurodiagnostics. She is an active participant, contributor, and volunteer of many charitable institutions and humanitarian efforts in her local community and Kashmir, including UMMA clinic in the past. She feels strongly in giving back, and is especially passionate about improving healthcare parameters and education in underprivileged areas locally and around the world, especially in her native Kashmir. Along with the vision and support of this organization and its members she aspires to achieve these very attainable goals.

Khalid Iqbal, MD

IT Committee Lead

A graduate of Government Medical College Srinagar, Dr. Khalid Iqbal completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at SUNY, Buffalo. Following this, he completed a fellowship in Nephrology at University of Miami and Interventional Nephrology at Emory. He currently works as a partner physician in Southeast Kidney Associates in Atlanta, Georgia. After serving as Chief of Internal Medicine at Atlanta Medical Center, he is now the President Elect of Medical staff at the same hospital. He has served on several Boards including Tenet, Wellstar, Davita IT, Revive Kashmir but nothing gives him more pleasure than to serve the people of Kashmir through his work on the board of KASHMER. In his spare time he loves to read, play tennis, hike but most of all, spend time with his children.

Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP

MD - Education Committee Lead

Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP, Associate Professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, is a board-certified Hematologist Oncologist at Beaumont Health with focus on breast, lung and hematological malignancies. He graduated from the University at Buffalo as Best Outgoing Graduate and received his fellowship training at Beaumont Hospital.


Hakim Azfar Ali, MD

Past President

Dr Ali serves as Associate Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division of Duke University, North Carolina.He graduated from Govt. Medical College, Srinagar and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Missouri. He did fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at Albert Einstein Medical Center and in Lung Transplant medicine at Duke University.
His research interests include advanced lung disease, sarcoidosis and lung transplant.

Dr.Ali’s goal is to get KASHMER to a stage where it can bring together local and international talent to set up a state of art medical facility for the people of Kashmir