Imran Ahmad, M.D., Joins UAMS Department of Hematology/Oncology

By Susan Van Dusen

Ahmad previously served as clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and as consultant medical oncologist at Saskatoon Cancer Center in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

He graduated from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, and served his internship and residency in the Department of Internal Medicine at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Following his residency, Ahmad held consecutive fellowships in the Department of Medicine Oncology, Department of Hematology and bone marrow transplantation at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in medical oncology, internal medicine and hematology.

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a 540,000-square-foot hospital; six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,775 students and 748 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute and the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or