Yasir A. Qazi

Assistant Professor of Clinical of Medicine Medical Director, Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program
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Areas of treatment:

Pancreas Transplantation
Internal Medicine
Kidney Transplantation

Specialty:

  • Nephrology

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Languages:

  • English
  • Hindi

Yasir A. Qazi, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical of Medicine
Medical Director, Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

After serving as an assistant professor of medicine at Erie County Medical Center at the State University of New York in Buffalo, Dr. Qazi came to southern California to head the Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Program at Keck School of Medicine at USC. Dr. Qazi has received nearly $2 million in research grants and has several other studies recently submitted for approval. While in Buffalo, Dr. Qazi was invited to lecture on pancreas transplantation at a number of area medical centers and continues to author numerous peer reviewed articles and abstracts for medical journals. Educated in India, Dr. Qazi was consistently one of the academic leaders among his medical school classmates and he continues to demonstrate his talents and devotion to medicine as an educator, researcher and practitioner.

http://internalmedicine.usc.edu/specialties/nephrology/

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Kashmir University - GMC, 1995

Residencies:

SUNY at Buffalo, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000
SMHS Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997

Fellowships:

SUNY at Buffalo, Nephrology, 2000 - 2002
SUNY - Brooklyn, Transplant, 2002 - 2003

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantations
National Kidney Foundation
Southern California Islet Cell Consortium

Awards:

Austin-Flint's Best Outgoing Resident Award, SUNY, Buffalo, New York, 2000
Physician Appreciation Award, Daemen College for Physician Assistants, 1999
Certificate of 3rd Highest Score (Final MBBS, Part 2), Kashmir University, 1994
Certificate of 2nd Highest Score (Final MBBS, Part 1), Kashmir University, 1993
Certificate of 2nd Highest Score (2nd MBBS), Kashmir University, 1992
Certificate of 1st Highest Score (1st MBBS), Kashmir University, 1990
Member, Students Biochemical Society, Kashmir University, 1989