IMANA Board of Regents

Dr. Khalique Zahir
Dr. Khalique ZahirChairman
Specialty: General Surgery
Biography: Dr. Zahir is the current chairman of the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA). He is a native of West Virginia and came to this area after completing his General Surgery training at St. Mary’s Hospital affiliated with Yale University. Dr Zahir is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Mohammed AlShroof
Dr. Mohammed AlShroofRegent
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Biography: Dr. Mohammad Al Shroof is an internist in Warner Robins, Georgia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Medical Center and Perry Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is also one of 10 at Perry Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.
Dr. Faroque Khan
Dr. Faroque KhanRegent
Specialty: Pulmonology and Internal Medicine
Biography: Dr. Faroque Ahmad Khan graduated from Government Medical College in Kashmir, he specializes in Internal medicine and pulmonary diseases. As Chairman of Medicine at Nassau University Medical Center in New York, from 1987 to 1999, Dr. Khan was responsible for training over three hundred fifty internists and pulmonologists who are now settled in USA and globally. he was the first Muslim awarded Master-ship in American College of Physicians (ACP) which is a unique distinction bestowed on less than one percent of all physicians.
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
Dr. Ayaz SamadaniRegent
Specialty: Family Medicine
Biography: Dr. Ayaz Samadani, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Beaver Dam, WI. He has 49 years of experience. His specialties include General Practice and Family Medicine. Dr. Samadani is affiliated with St Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, Beaver Dam Community Hospital and Beaver Dam Comm Hosp, Beaver Dam, WI.
Dr. Parvaiz Malik
Dr. Parvaiz MalikRegent
Specialty: General Surgery
Biography: Parvaiz A. Malik earned his Medical Degree from the Dow Medical College at the University of Karachi in Pakistan. He continued his medical training with a general surgery internship at St. John & St. Joseph’s Hospitals in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. In practice for over 25 years, Dr. Parvaiz Malik is a board certified plastic surgeon serving New Jersey with cosmetic and reconstructive surgery options. Dr. Malik is dedicated to offering affordable, top-notch care and results. Dr. Malik believes in developing great relationships with his patients through open communication and education.
Dr. Ismail Mehr
Dr. Ismail MehrRegent
Specialty: Anesthesiologist
Biography: Dr. Ismail Mehr is an anesthesiologist in Hornell, New York and is affiliated with St. James Mercy Hospital. He received his medical degree from Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) and has been in practice between 11-20 years. Dr. Mehr became involved with IMANA while in his final years of residency and upon completion of residency began to increase his involvement. At the time IMANA was beginning its role of becoming an internationally respected medical relief organization. Dr. Mehr also served on the IMANA executive committee in various capacities becoming IMANA President in 2013.
Dr. Basheer Ahmed
Dr. Basheer AhmedRegent
Specialty: Psychiatry and Neurology
Biography: Dr. Ahmed was born in Hyderabad Deccan – India in 1935. He Graduated from Osmania University, and completed his Medical degree from DOW Medical College, Karachi University. He is currently one of the IMANA’s board of regent members. He started career as a Medical Director of Psychiatric Unit in St. Louis State Hospital and Director of Psychiatry at St. Louis County General Hospitals. His interest in academic psychiatry led him to New York in 1971, where he served as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and also the Executive Director of the Community Mental Health Center (1971-1976).