Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Medical Microbiologist, Surrey Memorial Hospital
Affiliation(s):
Surrey Memorial Hospital
Short Bio:

I earned my medical degree from Pakistan and completed my postgraduate training in medical microbiology in 2007 before immigrating to Canada. I spent a few years in Toronto before moving to Vancouver to further pursue my career in microbiology. I graduated from the UBC medical microbiology residency program in 2017 and am currently working as a medical microbiologist with Fraser Health at Surrey Memorial Hospital. My areas of interest include rapid diagnostic methods with a focus on emerging molecular techniques, antimicrobial resistance and tropical medicine. I enjoy teaching and sharing knowledge with trainees and colleagues.

Academic background

  • Medical License- College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. 2017
  • FRCPC Medical Microbiology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada. 2017
  • LMCC-Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada, 2013
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE step 1/2 -94/97/pass). 2009
  • FCPS- College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan. 2007
  • Medical License- Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. 1993
  • MBBS Medicine. Rawalpindi Medical college, University of The Punjab, Pakistan. 1993