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Kamal Akbar, M.B.B.S.

Contact: Email: kakbar@bidmc.harvard.edu

Medical Education

January 2008-June 2013

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) from Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.

Certifications

  • ECFMG certified 2015.

Work Experience

  • Perfuse Study Group, BIDMC , Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Research Fellow( Current Position)

November 2018-

  • Central Florida Pulmonary Group, Florida Hospital, Florida

Dr. Tabrak Aleem Quereshi (Pulmonologist/Critical Care Management) Observership August 2016 - September 2016

Rounded with the doctor on the floors throughout the hospital. Rounded mostly in the ICU. Performed physical examinations on the patients. Discussed cases with the doctor. Discussed diagnosis and treatment of various conditions with the doctor. Observed various procedures with the doctor like Bronchoscopies, and EBUS biopsies. I also observed with the doctor in an outpatient setting. Examined patients in the clinic. Learned about various medications prescribed to asthmatic and COPD patients. Learned of Management of Sleep Apnea, Asthma, and COPD patients.

  • Central Florida Pulmonary Group, Florida Hospital, Florida

Dr. Hadi Chohan (Pulmonologist/Critical Care Management) Observership August 2016

I would round with the doctor on the floors throughout the hospital. Rounded mostly in the ICU. Performed physical examinations on the patients. Discussed cases with the doctor. Discussed diagnosis and treatment of various conditions with the doctor. Observed various procedures with the doctor like Right heart catheterizations, Bronchoscopies, and EBUS biopsies. I also observed with the doctor in an outpatient setting. Examined patients in the clinic. Learned about various medications prescribed to asthmatic and COPD patients. Learned of Management of Pulmonary Hypertension, Asthma, and COPD patients.

  • Florida Hospital, Florida

Dr. Shahid Sharif (Hospitalist) Observership July 2016 - October 2016

I would be with the doctor on the floors throughout the hospital. Rounded in ICU with the doctor. Performed physical exams on patients. Learned more on interacting with patients. Discussed cases with the doctor. Discussed diagnosis and treatment of various conditions with the doctor. Rounded with the doctor in a nursing home. Interacted with elderly patients

  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Adrian Perez Observership June 2016 - July 2016

I sat with the residents in the clinics while they saw patients. Conducted physical examinations with residents and discussed cases with them. Discussed about treatment and conditions with Attending physician. Practiced taking histories from patients. Learned how to console with patients about chronic illnesses like diabetes and hypertension.

  • Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Peter Zenetos (Director of Pain Management) Observership May 2016 - June 2016

Observed pain management procedures like spinal discography and epidural anesthesia with the doctor in the operating room. Discussing treatment options and cases with the doctor. Revising cases with the residents and nursing staff. Observing with practitioners at the hospital pain management clinic.

  • Brookdale University Hospital, Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Muhammad Rashid Chaudhry (ENT) August 2015 - April 2016

I would take patient history and perform brief physical examinations. Assisted the doctor in performing various investigative procedures like FNA and or regular biopsies. Council patients on their treatment given to them by the doctor. I also learned how office billing is done. I learned how to use the epic system in hospital. Observed various ENT cases.

  • New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Rizwan Ullah Hameed (Infectious Disease) Shadowing July 2015 - August 2015

I would perform physical exams on the patients and I would also take their histories. Engage in clinic work like typing patient notes into the system and I would talk to patient over the phone. Measure glucose levels and take blood pressure. I learned how to council patients on lifestyle changes. The doctor and I would discuss patient’s diagnosis and treatment options.

  • Pain Management and Anesthesiology, Brooklyn, New York

Dr. Jaffer Mobeen (Anesthesiologist) Shadowing March 2015 - April 2015

I would perform physical exams on the patients and I would also take their histories. Engage in clinic work like typing patient notes into the system and talk to patient over the phone. The Doctor would discuss treatment options for patients with me. I learned how to manage pain patients appropriately. I also learned how to spot patients who abuse pain medication.

  • Dream Medical Care, New York

Dr. Kamal Khan (Internal Medicine) Shadowing February 2014 - January 2015

I would perform physical exams on the patients and take their histories. Engage in clinic work like typing patient notes into the system and I would talk to patient over the phone. Measure glucose levels and take blood pressure. I was also trying to learn how to draw blood. I would go over medication with patients.

  • Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine Clinical, Manhattan, New York

Elective- Cardiology June 2012 - July 2012

Made rounds with the resident, fellows and the attendings. Enthusiastically read journal articles. Admitted and presented new cardiology consults. Followed up on patients. Volunteered to take up new patients. Attended daily morning and noon conferences. Worked in the outpatient clinic with Fellows. Also attend rounds in the CCU of the hospital. Shadowed the attending on procedures in the Cath Lab. Interpreted lab results and diagnostic imaging techniques.

Hobbies

  • Working out
  • Basketball
  • Hiking

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Pushto
  • Urdu

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