Dr. Umar Majid
Specialist Respiratory Medicine
Dr. Umar Majid completed his medical graduation from Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz, Iran in August 2004 and started practising medicine soon after his return to India. He did his Diplomat of National Board (DNB) in Pulmonary Medicine from Chest Hospital Calicut under the accreditation of National Board of Examinations New Delhi in 2013.
He was awarded with the title of “Fellow” by the prestigious American College of Chest Physicians in 2013. He was nominated for the gold medal by National board of examinations in year 2014. He joined SKIMS medical college Hospital, Srinagar, Kashmir in 2013 as Registrar in department of Chest Medicine till 2016, Then he went to Saudi Arabia and worked as a Consultant in Pulmonology department of Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz hospital Riyadh.
He has overall 15 years of clinical experience including 6 years of clinical and teaching experience in Pulmonary Medicine. His areas of interest are Airway diseases (Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis), ILD (Interstitial Lung Diseases), Pulmonary infectious diseases, pleural disorders, Smoking cessation and Sleep disorders.
Before joining to NMC hospital Dr. Umar worked as Consultant Pulmonologist at Chest Hospital in Calicut district, Kerala, India.
He is affiliated with ACCP (American college of chest physicians), ATS (American Thoracic society), IMA (Indian medical association), ERS (European respiratory society) and ICS (Indian Chest society). He has published his research work and case reports in indexed and non-indexed journals. He has excellent skills in Tube Thoracostomy, Bronchoscopy besides other minor procedures.
He speaks English, Persian, Urdu, Hindi and Kashmiri.
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