Shukr araz of the SBMAA Managing Committee during the SBMAA MEDS Conference 2019 in Chicago
Front Row (Left to Right): Dr. Alefiyah ben Al-Qamari, Dr. Shk. Aziz bhai Poonawalla, Dr. Shabbir bhaisaheb Shakir, Dr. Shk. Najmuddin bhai Karimjee.
Back Row (Left to Right): Dr. Shk. Mustafa bhai Alibhai, Dr. Shk. Mohammed bhai Manasawala, Dr. Mu. Mufaddal bhai Moosabhoy, Dr. Shk. Aamer bhai Jamali, Mu. Hatim bhai Fatehi (Administrator)

Dr. Najmuddin K. Karimjee, M.D.

President (Houston, TX)

Board certified in Internal Medicine.
Practicing Internal Medicine since 1992. Eight offices in North Harris, Montgomery and Walker Counties in the Houston and surrounding areas, under PCP for Life, PA with 22 providers and more than 40,000 patients.

Dr. Shabbir Abdulqader Shakir M.D.

Vice President (Bakersfield, CA)

FICS in practice of Urology
Practicing Urological urgery in Bakersfield for 36 yrs.
I thank our beloved moula tus for guiding me on the path of khidmat and granting me taufeeq and yaari to perform continued khidmat Inshaallah.

Dr. Aamer Jamali M.D.

Secretary (Los Angeles, CA)

Dr Aamer Jamali is a general and interventional cardiologist in private practice in the Los Angeles area. He has done his training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Stanford University, the University of California at Los Angeles, and the University of California at Berkeley. His areas of interest include complex coronary intervention, structural heart disease including trans-catheter aortic valve replacement, and peripheral vascular disease. He prides himself on providing high quality, cutting edge cardiovascular care in a personalized environment. When he is not working, Dr Jamali enjoys cycling and the practice of the martial art Hapkido, in which he holds a first degree black belt; as well as spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Dr. Mufadal Moosabhoy M.D.

Joint Secretary (Chicago, IL)

Dr. Mufadal Moosabhoy is a partner and pediatrician at Hinsdale Pediatric Associates in Hinsdale, IL. He graduated with his M.D. from Rush Medical College in 2009 and completed his Residency at the University of Chicago Hospital in 2012. He had previously worked in the field of engineering after receiving his degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana in 1999.

Aziz Poonawalla, Ph.D.

Joint Secretary (Los Angeles, CA)

Aziz Poonawalla has 15+ years of experience in writing, doing research, and data analysis. He has a PhD in Medical Physics and is registered as a Patent Agent before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He also holds a Notary Public commission in the State of California and completed a Paralegal certificate with distinction from the ABA-approved program at UCLA in June 2016. He currently does patent prosecution at a boutique firm in Los Angeles.

Dr. Alefiya Al-Qamari M.D.

Managing Committee Member (Boston, MA)

Trained in internal medicine at Boston Medical Center, and served as a chief resident 2009-2010. Currently a full time mother of three and a part time hospitalist at Winchester Hospital, MA. Khidmat interests include organizing health fairs for the Boston jamaat and organizing breast cancer screening camps for Amatullah Aai Cancer Prevention (ACP) at Ashara annually.

Dr. Mohammed H. Manasawala M.D.

Managing Committee Member (Maryland / Washington DC)

Following fellowship training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, I joined the Radiology Group of Abington as a staff Neuroradiologist in 2010. My principle clinical interests lie in advanced stroke imaging, temporal bone and skull base neuroimaging, and brain/spinal cord tumor imaging. Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures I perform include lumbar punctures, spinal myelograms, as well as CT-guided pain interventions including nerve root/facet steroid injection, EDSI, synovial cyst aspiration, and epidural blood patches.

Dr. Mustafa Alibhai M.D.

Managing Committee Member (Dallas, TX)

Dr. Mustafa Alibhai has a practice in Dallas.