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Dr. Amir Sohail: Leading Researcher in Health Services

professor at  University of New Mexico, USA

Congratulations, Dr. Amir Sohail on winning the esteemed Young Scientist Award from pencis! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here’s to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done!

Dr. Amir Sohail, based in the USA, is a versatile professional who earned his MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) from Aga Khan University – Medical College in 2015. Driven by a passion for global health, he pursued a Master of Science in Global Health Science at the University of Oxford from October 2016 to September 2017. During his time at Oxford, Dr. Sohail received the prestigious fully-funded Oxford Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarship. Currently associated with the University of New Mexico, he blends medical expertise with a global health perspective, contributing significantly to healthcare and research endeavors.

Professional Profile


Dr. Amir Sohail’s academic journey reflects a commitment to excellence and a fusion of medical expertise with global health perspectives. From October 2010 to September 2015, he pursued his MBBS at Aga Khan University – Medical College, shaping his foundation in medicine. Subsequently, from October 2016 to September 2017, Dr. Sohail ventured into global health, obtaining a Master of Science in Global Health Science from the University of Oxford. His academic pursuits were underscored by the prestigious Oxford Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarship, fully funding his studies at Exeter College. Today, Dr. Sohail, with a diverse skill set, contributes to the healthcare landscape, combining local and global perspectives. 🌐👨‍⚕️

Professional Exams

Dr. Amir Sohail showcases a stellar academic and professional trajectory, evident in his impressive performance on various examinations. Recently, in July 2023, he successfully passed the American Board of Surgery Qualifying Exam. Throughout his residency, he consistently excelled in the American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam (ABSITE), with percentiles ranging from 74th to 93rd. Dr. [Name] also triumphed in the United States Medical Licensing Examinations, achieving a notable score of 260 on Step 1, 253 on Step 2 Clinical Knowledge, and passing Step 3 with a score of 225. His commitment to excellence and continuous learning is reflected in this remarkable academic journey. 🌟👨‍⚕️


work experience

Dr. Amir Sohai embodies a diverse and impactful professional journey, currently immersed in a Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of New Mexico since August 2023. Prior, he completed a General Surgery Residency at New York University Langone Health and the New York University Long Island School of Medicine. Dr. [Name] began his surgical career with a General Surgery Internship at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, and engaged in healthcare improvement initiatives in Pakistan. Beyond medicine, he co-founded the Humanity Initiative, fostering community health, and has contributed as a freelance writer, addressing sociopolitical issues. His multifaceted contributions reflect a dedication to both medical excellence and societal well-being. 🌟👨‍⚕️

Research Experience

As a Global Justice Fellow at Yale University since November 2023, Dr. Amir Sohai is delving into market-based solutions for global health challenges under the guidance of Dr. Thomas Pogge. Concurrently, as a Surgical Outcomes Club Michael Zinner Health Services Research Fellow, he contributes to projects on end-of-life care and healthcare provider bias at MD Anderson Cancer Center under Dr. Rebecca Snyder’s mentorship. Dr. Amir Sohai has significantly contributed to global health research as a co-investigator for the Covid Surg Cohort Study, published in The Lancet, and delved into mental health among hepatitis B patients in Pakistan. His impactful research journey includes a research placement at the Big Data Institute, University of Oxford, showcasing a commitment to advancing healthcare through rigorous investigation and global perspectives. 🌍👨‍⚕️


Publications top noted:

Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study

Cited By :   1727 Year : 2020

Bullous scabies: a case report and review of the literature

Cited By :  28  Year : 2015

Tobacco control laws in Pakistan and their implementation: A pilot study in Karachi

Cited By :  26  Year : 2016

Comparison of artificial intelligence with other interventions to improve adenoma detection rate for colonoscopy: a network meta-analysis

Cited By :  21  Year : 2022

Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis have poor clinical outcomes with COVID-19 disease: a propensity matched multicentre research network analysis

Cited By : 18  Year : 2021

Cardiac tamponade in COVID‐19 patients: Management and outcomes

Cited By : 16  Year : 2020

Prior bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk of poor outcomes in COVID-19: propensity matched analysis of a large multi-institutional research network

Cited By : 11  Year : 2022



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