10th International Conference

PAKISTAN – Progress & Advancement Through Knowledge, Integration, Science, Technology And Networking

Presenters List

Dr. Ammar Pabaney - DMD

Dr. Dental

Associate General Dentist

Biography:
A dedicated and an enthusiastic general dentist, I have been shaping smiles for several years. I originally hail from Karachi, Pakistan and graduated as Valedictorian from the Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) program at the Fatima Jinnah Dental College, University of Karachi in 2012 with several Gold Medals and Honors for Academic Excellence. From 2012-2014, I participated in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Externships at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital as well as at the University of Michigan, University of Cincinnati, and at Boston University. In 2016, I graduated with High Honors and Dean’s List from the Advanced Standing DMD Program at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Since then, I have been striving to achieve and further my training in general dentistry to provide the most cutting-edge and beneficial treatment services to my patients. I received basic dental implant training at the Global Institute of Dental Education (G.I.D.E.) in Los Angeles, CA, under the tutelage of Drs. Sascha Jovanovic and Kyle Stanley, and Mini-Implant training from Buffalo, NY, under the mentorship of Dr. Todd Shatkin. I also received certification in laser dentistry with the American Board of Laser Surgery in 2019. I am currently a Pre-Fellowship member of the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry (A.G.D.) and the Academy of Laser Dentistry (A.L.D.), and successfully passed the A.G.D. Fellowship Examination in 2018. I am also a member of the American Dental Association (A.D.A.), New Hampshire Dental Society (N.H.D.S.), the Greater Manchester Dental Society (G.M.D.S.), and the Massachusetts Dental Society (M.D.S.). I currently practice as an associate general dentist, with specific interests in Biomimetic Dentistry, Smile Reconstruction, and Minor Oral Surgery, for two dental practices in Manchester, New Hampshire, and reside with my family in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Dr. Aqeel Pabaney - MD

Grandview Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center, Soin Medical Center, Sycamore Medical Center

Physician, Brain & Spine, Neurological Surgery

Biography:
Dr. Aqueel Hussain Pabaney is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Kettering, Ohio. He graduated with honors in 2006. Having more than 13 years of diverse experiences, especially in NEUROSURGERY, Dr. Pabaney affiliates with many hospitals including Kettering Medical Center, Kettering Medical Center - Sycamore, Grandview and Southview Hospitals, Soin Medical Center, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Alliance Physicians Inc. Dr. Pabaney completed his residency from Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI in Department of Neurological Surgery and fellowship from Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery, He did additional training in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA with multiple clinical experiences.

Dr. Pabaney has various certificates and memberships of Ohio State Neurosurgical Society (OHSNS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), North American Skull Base Society (NASBS) and more. He is also the author of various peer reviewed articles such as Surgical Neuromodulation of Tinnitus: A Review of Current Therapies and Future Applications. Neuromodulation, Management of acute subdural hematoma in a patient with portopulmonary hypertension on prostanoid therapy etc.

Dr. Arshed A. Quyyumi - MD, FRCP, FACC

Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine

Tenured Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Co-Director Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute

Biography:
Dr. Arshed A. Quyyumi, Former Global President of Medics International, has been involved in clinical translational research in cardiovascular diseases for over 25 years. Dr. Quyyumi received his undergraduate degree in Pharmacology and medical degree from the University of London, England. He completed his residency at Guy's and Royal Free Hospitals in London, and cardiology fellowships at National Heart Hospital, London; Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston; and the National Institutes of Health. After completion of his residency and fellowship, he served in several capacities in the Cardiology Branch of National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH in Bethesda, MD, including Senior Investigator and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. In 2001 he was appointed Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine, and in 2010 he was named Co-Director of the Emory Clinical Cardiovascular Research Institute (ECCRI). Since 2005, Dr. Quyyumi has been awarded more than $9 million in research funding. He serves on the Editorial Boards of several national journals, is a member on several Scientific Advisory Boards, and is a reviewer for the NIH-NHLBI Study Sections. Dr. Quyyumi has authored more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and has been an invited speaker and session chair at numerous National and International scientific meetings and conferences. Dr. Quyyumi's research focus includes vascular biology, angiogenesis, progenitor and stem cell biology, mechanisms of myocardial ischemia, and the role of genetic and environmental risks on vascular disease. Other interests have spanned the fields of personalized medicine and disparities in cardiovascular diseases. During his academic career, Dr. Quyyumi has carried out more than 50 NIH, industry-funded, or investigator-initiated projects, including numerous clinical trials. In addition to his phenomenal contribution to the profession of Cardiology in particular medicine in general, Dr. Quyyumi has vast contribution to the society in general and Medics International in particular serving at the Global Board of Regents. Dr. Quyyumi lives with his family in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Huma Naqvi - MD

Montefiore Medical Center

Director, Director Geriatric Rehabilitation, Montefiore Medical Center & Assistant Professor, The Arthur S. Abramson Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Biography:
Dr. Huma Naqvi, Medics International Global President, is Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director Geriatric Rehabilitation, Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Naqvi completed her MBBS at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre—Jinnah Sindh Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan, her internal medicine internship at St. Vincent Medical Center and her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Naqvi’s particular areas of clinical expertise include geriatric rehabilitation, elderly musculoskeletal issues, wound care and alternative and complementary medicine—especially acupuncture for pain management. Dr. Naqvi’s research focus is on global health initiatives in Iraq. Dr. Naqvi started a certification course for Iraqi physicians and therapists on rehabilitation techniques and interventions and spearheads our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Project in Iraq, in addition to overseeing all activities in her role as Global President.

Dr. Mustafa Husain - MD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Vice Chair for Faculty, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Internal Medicine, Lydia Bryant Test distinguished Professor in Psychiatry Research, Director of the Neuromodulation Research & Therapeutics Program (NRTP)

Biography:
Board of Regents Member Dr. Mustafa M. Husain, currently is Vice Chair for Faculty, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Internal Medicine, Lydia Bryant Test distinguished Professor in Psychiatry Research, Director of the Neuromodulation Research & Therapeutics Program (NRTP), at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Prior to rejoining UTSW he was Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Senior Fellow at the Center of Aging, Investigator at the Brain Stimulation Research Lab and Member, Duke Institute of Brain Sciences. Dr. Husain graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He received his initial training in the United States at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. He completed his residency at the USC, SC and continued his research and geriatric fellowships at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. Dr Husain has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in national and international scientific journals, authored several book chapters, including chapter on ECT and Other Neurostimulation Therapies in the ninth edition of the Kaplan and Saddock’s Text Book of General Psychiatry. He currently serves as a reviewer for major professional journals. He is on the Editorial Board of J.ECT and Triage Editor for J.AAGP. Dr Husain is involved in training, education, and research in general psychiatry; aging and geriatric issues; and novel treatments for major depressive disorder, including magnetic stimulation therapy, vagus nerve stimulation and deep brain stimulation. He has received several federally funded grants, Foundation Supported Studies, and collaborative International Research Organization studies.. Dr. Husain has received several National and International awards. He was Distinguished Visiting Professor at University of Hawaii, Duke University-NUS Singapore and recently invited to Oxford University, UK as distinguished Lecturer. He has served as Grant Reviewer on NIMH study sections, NIMH Conte Centers review panels, Welcome Trust, London, UK and Canadian Alcohol and Mental Health (CAMH) Grant Reviews.

Dr. Raheela Mohsin - MBBS, FCPS

Aga Khan University

Associate Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Biography:
FCPS, College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 1997 MBBS, Rawalpindi Medical College, University of Punjab, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 1986 Training Fellowship in Urogynaecology, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia, 2003 Residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Military Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 1997 Research interests Urogynaecology Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions Utero-Vaginal Prolapse Surgery for Urinary Stress Incontinence Awards and honours Best Teaching Award, 2010

Dr. Sarwat Hussain - MD

UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus

Radiologist

Biography:
Forthcoming

Dr. Shahzad Raza - MD

University of Missouri Kansas City

Assistant Professor

Biography:
Dr. Raza is currently as Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Missouri Kansas City where he also serves as director of malignant hematology program and site director of hematology & oncology fellowship program. Dr. Raza graduated from Dow Medical College, Pakistan and receive advance research training as “clinical investigator” in “Cancer Angiogenesis” at NYU Medical Center. He completed his internal Medicine training at Brookdale University Medical Center and Hematology & Oncology fellowship at University of Missouri Columbia/Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. He then moved to New York and joined Columbia University Medical Center where he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the division of malignant hematology. During his tenure, he was awarded as “Teacher of the year” Award at Columbia University of Medicine Center. Dr. Raza had extensive experience with graduate medical education in several academic centers and serve as chief resident and chief hematology oncology fellow. He was also awarded as first Michael Perry fellow award for his translational research in animal models and outstand fellow award from State of Missouri. Dr. Raza has published over 55 manuscripts and research articles. His worked has been widely cited in top medical journals including “New England Journal of Medicine”, Lancet and many others. He is an active speaker nationally and internationally provide valuable input to our career guidance program.

Dr. Syed Furqan Zaidi - MD

Radiology Associates of Canton (RAC) & RadHelp, LLC

President & CEO

Biography:
Syed F. Zaidi, MD is the President of Radiology Associates of Canton (RAC) and Chief Executive Officer of RadHelp, LLC. He has been nationally recognized as an innovator in radiology co-management services and radiology population management strategies. Dr. Zaidi is a leader in implementing Imaging 3.0™ and utilizing radiology search and analytics. He has worked closely with the Radiology Leadership Institute to host Imaging 3.0 ™ Symposia and worked towards elevating the role of the radiologist in patient care. Dr. Zaidi is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and did his diagnostic Radiology residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. He then completed his subspecialty Vascular and Interventional Fellowship training at Yale University before joining Radiology Associates of Canton in 2007. He and his wife, Mehdia, along with their daughter Maira make their home in Cleveland Ohio.

Prof. Syed Shabih Haider Zaidi - FRCS, FACS, FCPS

Medics International Virtual University

Chancellor

Biography:
The Chancellor of Medics International Virtual University and former Dean of the American University of Barbados, School of Medicine, Dr. Shabih Haider Zaidi completed his MBBS from Dow Medical College (DMC) in 1966. Following this he proceeded to UK for FRCS. He returned to Pakistan in 1972, and started teaching at his alma mater and rose to be the Professor and head of the department of ENT. He was also Principal of Sindh Medical College, Head of Medical Education, at DMC, Sindh Medical College and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center until 2001. Over the years, he was awarded Fellowships from of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), International College of Surgeons (FICS), and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan (FCPS). Dr. Zaidi founded the Department of Medical Education at DMC. Dr. Zaidi has written several books and monographs, and published over a hundred scientific papers. He has also worked as an advisor and a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO), and was a visiting Professor to the University Sains, Kelantan, Malaysia. Dr. Zaidi relocated to England in 2001 where he joined the University of Liverpool Teaching Hospital as an ENT Consultant. In 2004 he joined one of the University of Birmingham teaching NHS hospitals.

Dr. Syed Wajih Rizvi - MD

R-Endocrinology

Chief, R-Endocrinology, Associate Professor Clinical Endocrinology, University of Medicine & Dentistry (UMDNJ) and Consultant Endocrinologist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, NJ

Biography:
Dr. Syed Wajih Rizvi graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He did his internal medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, and then completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Disorders from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, and the University of Pennsylvania. For 8 years he headed the Endocrine Division of the Dakota Clinic and Innovis Health Systems in Fargo, ND, and was Associate Professor of Clinical Endocrinology at the University of North Dakota. Currently he is an Associate Professor, Clinical Endocrinology, at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Chief of R-Endocrinology and R-Research, in Hamilton, NJ. Dr. Rizvi is one of the founding members of Medics International, and serves as Advisor, International Relations & Affairs and the Permanent Representative to the United Nations and oversees the Global Headquarters. He has an avid interest in philosophy, Urdu poetry, traveling and wild life. He lives with his family in New Jersey.

Dr. Syeda Batool Mazhar - MBBS (PB) FRCOG (U.K), FCPS (PK)

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department

Biography:
Forthcoming

Dr. Yawer Nensey - MD

Florida Gastroenterology Associates

Gastroenterologist

Biography:
Dr. Yawer practices Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatobiliary medicine with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on a full time basis. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College Karachi, and a resident in Internal Medicine, Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL. Dr. Nensey has done fellowship in Gastroenterology from Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, MI. He is currently working at Florida Gastroenterology Associates, PA Zephyrhills, FL. Dr. Yawer is affiliated with South Florida Baptist Hospital Plant City, FL and Florida Hospital of Zephyrhills. He has various research publications including Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia associated with Sphincter of Oddi manometry, Endoscopy-related barogenic perforation of the esophagus distal to a stricture and more.