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Viqar A Qudsi
Specialty:      Internal Medicine
Address:      164 Boynton Ave, Suite 103
City:      Plattsburgh
State:      NY
ZIP:      12901

Dr. Qudsi has been in the United States for 25 years and has been in private practice here in Plattsburgh for approximately 15 years.

EDUCATION/POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

  • College: Pakistan Ship Owners College, Karachi, Pakistan, HSC I (1974-75) (Higher Secondary School Certificate). St. Patrick's College, Karachi, Pakistan, HSC I1 (1975-76)
  • Medical school: Sind Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, M.B.B.S. (1977-84)
  • E.C.F.M.G. Certification - 1987
  • Residency: Nassau County Medical Center, Long Island, New York (1988-89)
  • Griffin Hospital, Affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut (1989-91)
  • Fellowship: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cardiology, Yale University School of Medicine (1991-93)
  • HIV specialist credentials, New York State Department of Corrections (July, 2000)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians since 2006

RESEARCH

  • Assisted in the study of AIDS dementia with Dr. Richard Price at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York (October, 1987 - May, 1988)
  • Participated in clinical prospective double blind study for two years (anticoagulation in cardiomyopathy) during post-doctoral fellowship at Yale In VA Medical Center with Dr. Michael Ezekowicz, professor of cardiology at Yale

MEDICAL LICENSURE

  • New York - 187647-1

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine, November, 1994 - 139410. Completed recertification requirements for 2004 through 2014

PRESENT POSITION

  • Facility Health Services Director at Altona Correctional Facility, Altona, New York, since 1993
  • Staff physician at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh, New York, since 1996
  • Physician with admitting privileges at Meadowbrook Nursing Home, Evergreen Valley Nursing Home and Clinton County Nursing Home.

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

  • Health Services Director, Clinton County Jail (1995 - 2002)
  • Medical director, Community Link Mobile Health Services, Plattsburgh, New York (1999-2003)
  • Physician, Clinton Correctional Facility (September, 1989 – June, 1993)
  • House physician, Bristol Hospital, Bristol, Connecticut (September, 1992 - June, 1993)
  • Physician, Family Walk-In Medical Center, Connecticut (December, 1991 - December, 1992)
  • Medical officer, The Clinic, Karachi, Pakistan (April, 1986 - August, 1986)
  • Medical officer, Midway Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan (October 1985 - April, 1986)
  • House officer, Internal Medicine at Abbsi Shaheed Hospital (April, 1985 - October, 1985)
  • House officer, Ophthalmology, Spencer Eye Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan (October, 1984 - March, 1985)

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

  • Involved in teaching students during medical school as small group setting
  • Involved in teaching junior residents/students during internship and residency
  • Bedside teaching experience to rotating residents from the University of Vermont at CVPH Medical Center as attending physician
  • Teaching nurse practitioner students during their clinical rotation in my office in Plattsburgh, New York, and doing their evaluations after completing the rotation

 

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