Practical strengths in conducting patient examinations, obtaining medical histories, and providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative health care services.
Particular strengths in medical education, patient relations, clinical documentation, and regulatory compliance.
Possess sound critical thinking and analytical skills, problem solving, communication, and multi-tasking ability. Bilingual – Urdu/Hindi, English
Seamlessly liaise between medical staff and patients’ families to optimize care delivery; capable at providing education on disease processes, medical procedures, and aspects of therapeutic regimens including medication and pain management techniques.
Able to distinguish between self-limited illnesses and problems requiring further medical intervention. Exhibit an unwavering commitment to ensuring optimal and ethical patient care with an emphasis in safety, comfort, and professionalism.
Master of Physician Assistant Studies MPAS, PA-C
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Medical School (Physician) MBBS
Dow Medical College – Karachi
Professional License and Certificates
State License Texas Medical Board (February 2020)
PA Certified, NCCPA (National commission of certification of Physician Assistant ) (February 2020) ACLS,BCLS,PALS Certification (December 2019),
Certified in CPR,AED,First aid
Registered Vascular Technology (2013)
American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) – Abdomen (2008) American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) – Gynecology and Obstetrics (2009)
Experience with Electronic Medical Records – Practice fusion, Epic, Centricity, Meditech, All scripts,e-clinical etc.
1.Psychiatry Dr Qureshi,MD Sacred Oak Medical Centre Houston, TX
2.Pediatrics Dr Samina Akhtar Pediatrics Clinic in Edinburg, TX
3.Internal Medicine Dr McDougal Internal medicine clinic, Weslaco, TX
4.Family Medicine Dr Audrey Jones Urgent care clinic in McAllen, TX
5.Family Medicine (Elective) Dr Shepherd Family Medicine clinic in Houston, TX
6.Emergency Medicine Dr Usman Khan McAllen Medical Center, TX
7.OB/GYN Dr Unnum Nasir McAllen Medical Center, TX
8.General Surgery: Dr Luis Reyes McAllen Medical Center, TX
9.Capstone (Family Medicine) Dr. Shephard Family & Internal Medicine Clinic, Houston, TX
Experience in making differential diagnoses, diagnosis, managing patients by making plans and discussing with preceptors, followed by administration and prescriptions of medications, and hands on experience in IM injections, IV injections, EKG, casting, splinting, wound closures via sutures, staples, and derma bond, collection of cultures, pap smears, family planning counseling, well women’s visit, adult wellness visits, sport physicals, and patient education. Also manage psychiatric patients both children and adults, provide psychiatric evaluation and medications for stabilization of psychiatric patients.
I worked as a Registered Physician (Foreign Medical graduate) with practice experience of 14+ years (February 1994-July 2008) in Internal medicine, Family Medicine, Gynecology and obstetrics. Managed care of sick patients (both in hospitals and outpatient) and performed routine medical procedures such as lumbar puncture. I followed strong work ethics and ability to work professionally and also supervised the polio eradication program.
February 2020 till present:
Work in Urgent care and Primary care clinic in Houston, (doing full time from February till May 2020, part time from June 2020) manage both urgent care as well as Primary care of various diseases as Hypertension, Diabetes, acute and chronic Bronchitis etc.,as well as Pediatric patients Do the appropriate and urgent diagnostic test along with imaging if needed. Perform I and D, laceration and various urgent management of various diseases as severe abdominal pain, chest pain, and limb injuries, etc. Also worked in West Houston Medical center in Primary care and Geriatric medicine (till June 2020 ) dealt with Primary care as well as Psychiatric issues as anxiety, depression etc. Make diagnosis,orders labs and treatment plan, provide geriatric support and treatment psychiatric evaluations and educational supports for the patients .
July 2020 till October 2020: working in Baylor Saint Luke hospital in Houston,Texas (Medical Center,contract basis till October 2020), from November 2020 on PRN basis). Seeing patients on the Medical and Surgical floor, Intermediate level care and in critical care of IMU ICU patients as well as on medical and surgical floor patients .Also manage psychiatric problems of patients. See patient with different diseases and manage them accordingly. Rounds with attending Physician, carry out orders, admit,transfer,discharge patients .Strong tendency to work collaboratively with team members .
August 2017-December 2019
Graduated in December of 2019. Completed clinical rotations.
September 2015—July 2017
Worked as a high school substitute teacher, supervising over a diversity of students in various subjects including but not limited to biology, chemistry and psychology and focused on using my science-heavy background to help students to understand complicated concepts and in class work.
During this period of time, I also assisted a Physician Assistant in his day to day tasks about 16 to 20 hours a week (taking vitals, history from patient, and making diagnoses & discussing course of action with the PA I was working with).
January 2012— November 2015 (Healthcare Internship Experience)
Prior to starting my program, I shadowed various doctors and midlevel providers., as well as work as medical assistant. I observed patients, discussed patient diagnoses and management plans, and their next plan of actions,
discussed with doctors and was able to get valuable experience under the guidance of an experienced physician.
Responsible for managing high call volumes, checking patient in and out, collecting co-pays/deductibles, scheduling appointments and initiating prior authorizations. Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
June 1998-July 2008
Worked as Physician at Nazimabad hospital in departments of internal medicine, family medicine, Emergency Medicine, obstetrics and gynecology. As an internist, treated patients of all ages and all conditions, often having repeat patients that I was able to see over the period of years. Admitted more difficult cases into ward to get a more focused perspective with the help of other staff members. Conducted deliveries including forceps deliveries, performed dilation and evacuation, did rounds, and ordered labs. Also supervised the polio eradication program. Presented number of cases in clinical meetings and participated regularly. Also, over 8 years’ experience of ultrasound. Extensive knowledge in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Abdomen and Vascular technology. Able to recognize and demonstrate skills of differentiating normal and abnormal sonographic studies. Also performed Ultrasound Imaging of abdomen and small parts to include thyroid, hematoma, lipoma, cyst, cellulitis & soft tissue edema. Experience of Imaging of OB-GYN normal and abnormal, along with transvaginal ultrasound.
February 1994—May 1998
Worked as a physician in Faiz-e-Aam hospital in Karachi, Pakistan in internal medicine, Emergency Medicine and gynecology. Diagnosed and managed both indoor and outdoor patients from initial diagnosis through discharge. After diagnosing, gave work orders to facilitate most effective administration of treatment. Performed abdominal and gynecological scanning and handled various emergencies in each field for patients with intense severity of conditions. Performed routine medical procedures such as lumbar puncture and plural tap, and looked after antenatal, postnatal, and pre and post-operative cases.
Healthcare Internship Experience
January 2012— July 2017
Worked with different doctors and midlevel providers in Houston, TX in Urgent Care, family medicine and internal medicine clinics. Observed patients, discussed management, diagnoses, and care. Also took part in checking in patients and checking their vitals. Took history and chief complaints of patients, acquired lab and radiological studies, maintained patient charts.
Provided the underprivileged community with free access to Pre-Participation Physical Exam
(PPE), conducted full physical exams including vital, visual acuity, heart, lungs, abdomen,
HEENT, MSK coordinated with colleagues, physicians, teachers, professors, and administration
to provide optimal patient medical management. Also worked in west Houston medical center with doctors.
School Health Fair
1-Michael E. Fossum Middle school
April 17, 2018
2-Brown Middle School
March 27, 2018
3-Lincoln Middle School,
May 03, 2019
Best Student of the School Award 1983
Certificate of Merit 1981-82
State Scholarship for 3 years 1980-82
Certificate of Merit 1980-81
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Member (2017-present)