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 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
Imran Nazir is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, where he also serves as the Program Director for the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training Program. A graduate of GMC Srinagar. having completed his internship and pediatric residency at the Oklahoma University Children’s Hospital, Oklahoma City(2009-2012). He then obtained his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at UT Southwestern (2012-2015).
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.
Dr. Adam Manzoor Qazi, an alumnus of ASCOMS & Hospital, Jammu, is presently undertaking his residency training in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. His expertise in conducting research spans across the Adult and Pediatric demographic.
Dr. Tariq Muzzafar is a Professor at the Department of Hematopathology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. He completed his medical education at Government Medical College Srinagar, Kashmir, and his residency and fellowship training at University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, and SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, respectively. He specializes in diagnosing malignant neoplasms of the hematopoietic system. Dr. Muzzafar aims to establish a collaborative program, KASHMER, with medical institutions in Kashmir to improve medical practice by implementing international guidelines such as the latest WHO tumor classification systems and National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines. Additionally, he plans to introduce new techniques for psychological trauma treatment and advance educational standards in post-graduate medical training and nursing care by collaborating with international organizations to set standards for certification and continuing education.
Born in Srinagar, Dr. Andrabi currently serves as an Attending Physician and Nephrology fellowship program director at NYC Health Hospitals/Harlem, boasting extensive administrative and leadership expertise in educating learners at all levels, including medical students and fellows. As an active participant in Graduate Medical Education, the strives to provide residency and fellowship applicants, particularly in nephrology, from Kashmir with guidance and support to increase their competitiveness. Dr. Andrabi believes in the necessity of a robust and supportive network to ensure that upcoming physicians have fair access to residency and fellowship opportunities and pledges to collaborate with other members in pursuit of this objective. He also aims to participate in kidney health-oriented initiatives of KASHMER, primarily in Kashmir.
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.
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