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Published in This Week on December 03, 2012

Tirmizi joins internal medicine faculty

TirmiziDr. Amir Tirmizi, a hospital physician with board certifications in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine, has joined the Medical Center faculty as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine.

After his medical school graduation from King Edward Medical University, Pakistan, in 1995, Tirmizi had an internship in the Department of Medicine at Mayo Hospital, Pakistan, from 1995-96, residency training in internal medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, from 2001-02, and residency training in internal medicine at North Shore Medical Center/Massachusetts General Hospital Partners, Salem, from 2002-04.

Tirmizi served as a primary care physician in internal medicine with MidMichigan Physicians Group and as medical director of MidMichigan Hospice in Midland, Michigan. Most recently, he has served as a hospitalist physician in the Department of Medicine at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital.

An active member of several professional organizations, including the Society of Hospital Medicine, the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Tirmizi authored an article in the Internal Journal of Caridology last April and has served as abstract reviewer for the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians, and Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care. Tirmizi also has poster presentations in international medical conferences, such as ATS 2012, Chest 2012 and SCCM 2013.


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