Specialty: Neurosurgery

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B., B.S.)
  • Khyber Medical College, University of Peshawar
  • Peshawar, N.W.F.P. Pakistan
  • November 1987 – January 1994


Internship: Internal Medicine, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Khyber Medical College, Department of Medicine, Peshawar, Pakistan, February 1994 – August 1994
Internship: General Surgery, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Khyber Medical College, Department of Surgery, Peshawar, Pakistan, August 1994 – February 1995
Residency: Neurosurgery, Lady Reading Postgraduate Medical Institute, Department of Neurological Surgery, Peshawar, N.W.F.P. Pakistan, February 1995 – October 1995
Transitional Year Internship: Anesthesiology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, University Hospital, VAMC Albuquerque, NM, June 1996 – June 1997
Residency: Neurosurgery, University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Department of Neurology, UCI Medical Center, VAMC Long Beach, July 1997 – July 2000
Fellowship: Neurocritical Care, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, July 2000 – June 2003
Pre-Resident Fellow in Neurological Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Division of Neurosurgery, Loma Linda, CA, July 2003 – June 2004
Fellowship: Interventional Neuroradiology, Portland Neurovascular Center, Legacy Health Centers, Portland, OR, July 2004 – March 2006
Resident: Neurological Surgery, University of Missouri – Colombia School of Medicine, Division of Neurological Surgery, University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics, Columbia, MO, April 2006 – June 2008
Fellowship: Cerebrovascular and Skull-base Surgery, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, July 2008 – July 2009
Chief Residency: Neurological Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, August 2009 – August 2011


Board Eligible, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Flouroscopy X-Ray Supervisor and Operator Permit (Expires 4/30/2016) #RHC00170611
Florida Board of Medicine (Expires 1/31/2015) #ME110039
Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure (Issued 3/18/2010, Expired 2/29/2012) #43336
Washington State Department of Health, Medical Quality Assurance Commission (Expires 1/2015) #MD60010649
Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (Issued 1/8/2008, Expired 1/2012), #50450
Board Eligible in Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Medical Board of California (Expires 1/2016) #A066315
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, Valid Permanently #0-493-919-5


Neurosurgery Private Practice, Director of Neuroendovascular Service, Irvine Neurological Center, Santa Ana, CA, August 2011 – Present
Development Consultant, Technical Advisor, Innerspace Medical, Inc., Tustin, CA, August 2011 – Present
Technical and Medical Consultant, Toshiba Medical Systems, Neurointerventional, Tustin, CA, September 2011 – Present
Independent Peer Reviewer, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, CA, March 2011- Present
Product Development Consultant for Intracerebral and Neuroendovascular Ultrasonic Catheter, Ekos Corp, Bothell, WA July 2009 – Present
Reading Physician for Surgical Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring, Northwest IOM, Olympia, WA. August 2007 – June 2010


AANA/CNS Section on Neurotrauma and Neurocritical Care (April 2012 – Present)
Neurocritical Care Society (March 2011 – Present)
American Academy of Neurological Surgery (May 2006 – Present)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (May 2006 – Present)
American Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (August 2004 – Present)
National Neurotrauma Association (September 2001 – Present)
Society of Critical Care Medicine (November 2000 – Present)
Associate member, American Academy of Neurology (January 1998 – present)
Orange County Neurological Society (July 1997 – June 2003)
American Medical Association (July 1996 – Present)
Rotary Club International, Dist. 397 (August 1987 – Present)