Introduction

Dr. Shahid Athar, MD, FACP, FACE, is a fellow of American College of Physicians and American College of Endocrinology. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He is an Endocrinologist

Dr. Shahid Athar


Professional Achievements


Dr. Shahid Athar, MD, FACP, FACE, is a fellow of American College of Physicians and American College of Endocrinology. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He is an Endocrinologist in private practice and Clinical Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Athar was co- founder and Chairman of Islamic Society of Greater Indianapolis (ISGI) and Interfaith Alliance of Indiana (IAI). He is an author of 7 books (including Islamic Perspective in Medicine and Health Concerns for Believers) and over 120 published articles on medical and Islamic topics.

He has spoken to many churches, civic organizations, universities and colleges on various topics including Islam, interfaith, spirituality and medical ethics.

 

His other affiliations include Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), Islamic Medical Association of North America (past president), and Indianapolis Committee for Foreign Relations (ICFR).He is not affiliated with any political or religious party. His website is www.islam-usa.com.

 

For his interfaith activities, The Indianapolis Medical Society in 2002 awarded him the prestigious Gov. Otis Bowen Award for Community Service .His latest book is “Healing the Wounds of Sept.11, 2001” (Author-house) .He is married to Shaista Nasreen and has four children . He lives in Indianapolis , USA.