Education and Residency

  • Medical degree King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan – 1972
  • Medical/Surgical Internships, University of Nairobi, Kenya – 1974
  • Residency, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY – 1977

Board Certification

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Academic Appointments

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Suffolk County Human Rights Commission
  • Suffolk County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission
  • Ambassador of Peace Program
  • Town of Islip Anti-Bias Task Force
  • Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Bay Shore Interfaith Council
  • Board Member of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Hofstra School of Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, NY Institute of Technology
  • Past President, Bay Shore Islamic Center
  • Past President, IMANA
  • Past Chairperson, IMANA Relief
  • IMANA Board of Regents
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Pediatric Performance Improvement Committee

Medical Interests

Non-medical Interests

  • Volunteering
  • Collecting Walking Sticks
  • Coin/Stamp Collecting
  • Tennis
  • Fundraising for Worldwide Relief Efforts (2005 Pakistan earthquake)
  • Building an orphanage and school in Benane, Kenya
  • Building the MAAWS Health Complex in Bangladesh

Family Life

  • 2 sons, both married
  • A daughter, recently married
  • 2 grandchildren