Before coming to United States, he first practiced medicine in Pakistan and South Africa. Such vast experience provided him with a broad background in treating his patients as a whole in addition to concentrating on his areas of expertise. He is a clinical faculty member of West Virginia University School of Medicine and West Virginia University School of Osteopathic Medicine. The medical students from these institutions come to have clinical rotations with him in hospitals and clinics. These teaching assignments are the source of his continued interest in education, new interventions, and Neurological research. He is an engaged member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and American Stroke Association/American Heart Association.
Chief of Medicine
Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, MD
Director, Neuroscience & Stroke Program
Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, MD
Vice Chief of Medicine
Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, MD
11/2008-To date President/CEO & Neurologist
Comprehensive Neurology Services, PA, Frederick & Silver Spring, MD
Medical Director, Stroke Program
Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, MD.
07/2005- 06/2006 Neurophysiology and Sleep Fellow, Department of Neurology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX.
Resident PGY4, Department of Neurology
NJ Neuroscience Institute – Seton Hall University
JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ
Resident PGY1, Department of Internal Medicine
St. Francis Medical Center – Seton Hall University, Trenton, NJ
Extern, Department of Internal Medicine
Medical College of Virginia -VA Hospital. Richmond VA.
Research Assistant, Department of Neurology
Medical college of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Resident Physician, Department of Internal medicine and
Mokopane Hospital, Potgietersrus, South Africa
Resident Physician, Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Government Hospital, Pakistan
Faculty, Department of Anatomy
Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan
Research Physician, Department of Public Health
National Institute of Health, Pakistan
House Physician, Department of Pediatrics
Rawalpindi General Hospital, Pakistan
Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Sleep Medicine
Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Vascular Neurology (Stroke)
Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Medical Degree, Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan.
- “Successful use of oxcarbazipine in ulnar nerve entrapment:
A case study”, in ASRA, American society of Regional
Anesthesia and pain medicine- 29th Annual meeting held on
March 11-14, 2004 in Orlando, FL.
- “Successful use of methadone in CRPS 2: A case study”, in
“Neuropathic pain, changing paradigm in diagnosis and
Treatment”, An International congress of NeuPSIG, the
Special interest group on Neuropathic pain of IASP, held
On May 6-9, 2004 in Madrid, Spain.
- “Gamma Knife Radio surgery in a community Hospital-
Analysis of clinical outcome and demographics”, accepted for
Poster presentation and Abstract publication in 129th Annual
Meeting on Oct 3-6, 2004 in Toronto, Canada.
- “Levetiracetam improves paroxysm of painful muscle spasm and
myoclonus in stiff person syndrome. A Case Report:” submitted
for American Society of Regional Anesthesia Fall Conference
being held in Phoenix, Arizona on Nov 11-14, 2004.
CSF Study in RLS Patients vs. Controls. (2004-present).
Clinical outcome of VNS in refractory epilepsy: our experience.
Co-investigator: A Double Blind, Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group, Multicenter, Phase IIb/III Study to
Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous NXY-059 in Acute Ischemic Stroke. (2004- Present)
Co-investigator: An open-label randomized, parallel-group, multi-Center study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of enoxaprin Versus unfractionated heparin in the prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients following acute ischemic stroke(2003- Present).
Co-Investigator: ARTIST MRI Trial (AMPA Receptor Antagonist Treatment in ischemic stroke trial MRI): A randomized double Blind, placebo-controlled study t evaluate effects of YM872 on Lesion volume as measured by diffusion, perfusion and flair MRI In patients with acute ischemic stroke. (2002 2003)
Co-investigator: Sub Investigator – Protocol No. 872- CI-004: A Multicenter, stratified, randomized, double-blind placebo- Controlled study to evaluate neurological function and disability in patients with acute ischemic stroke given tissue plasminogen activator plus YM872 or tissue plasminogen activator plus placebo. (2002-presente ischemic stroke. (2002-2003)
Co-investigator: A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy, safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetic/ pharmacodynamic effects of a targeted exposure of intravenous repinotan HCL in patients with acute ischemic stroke modified RECT. (2002-2004).
Co-investigator: A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, multi-center study of the effects of ONO-2506 intravenous infusion on the amelioration of neurological damage and improvement of stroke assessment scale scores in patients with acute ischemic stroke (2003- 2005)
“Principle and Practice of pain Medicine”, Harvard medical school, Boston, MA. (June, 2003)
Columbia University’s, “Headache Mini Fellowship”, Philadelphia, PA. (July, 2003)
“Essential of Pain Management: Principles and Practice”, American Pain Society sponsored course for Residents and Fellows. Vancouver, Canada. (May, 2004)
Symposia in Pain Management, the 2nd Joint Scientific Meeting of the American/ Canadian Pain Society. Vancouver, Canada. (May, 2004)
Kiffen Perry Mini Fellowship in Epilepsy, at Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina( March, 6-10. 2005).
Lectures in Anatomy. The Medical students Instruction and Supervision of cadaver dissection. (1987-1991)
Lectures series in Neurology for rotating Residents and medical students in NJ Neuroscience Institute (2003-present).
Lectures for Physician Assistant students of Seton Hal University, “Dementia” and “Alzheimer disease”. (2003).
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain. (2004- present).
American Society of Pain. (2004- Present).
American Academy of Neurology. (2002-present).
Rawalpindi Eye Donors Organization, a voluntary organization In Rawalpindi, Pakistan, working for the welfare of eye patients and blind. (1987-1993).
JFK Hospital Formulary Committee. (2002-2003).
JFK Hospital Medical Record Committee. (2003-2004).
JFK Hospital Residency Education and Accreditation Committee (2004-2005).