Faisal M. Qazi
Dr. Faisal Qazi currently serves as President of Medical Network Devoted to Service (MiNDS), a charitable network of providers in southern CA area that treat the uninsured patients free of cost.
Dr. Qazi’s main research interest is in the Islamic Biomedical Ethics specifically Neuroethics and he has given a number of presentations on Coma, Brain Death and End of Life care.
He served as the President of the American Muslim Health Professionals, a national Public Health group and was the architect of AMHP’s health policy initiatives as its in 2009. He organized a number of delegations to Washington, DC and Sacramento to advocate for health reform and its subsequent implementation. As a result of such efforts AMHP had the honor of being invited by the to attend the Healthcare reform bill signing celebration in March 2009.
He had the distinct honor to present the works of these institutions at a Congressional briefing in October of 2008 in Washington DC, where he proposed opportunities for safety net clinics in the health reform process.
Dr. Qazi has been practicing Neurology in greater Pomona Valley and the Inland Empire area since 2006. He is the Assistant Professor and lecturer at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pomona, California.
Dr. Qazi’s work has been featured in interviews to NPR, Voice of America, CNN and PBS. He has received the honor of being listed amongst the Best Doctors of Inland Empire.
D.O. - Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Recent Publications / Achievements
The Degree of Certainty in Brain Death: Probability in Clinical and Islamic Legal Discourse (Manuscript under review for publication) - April 2012
Patient Perspectives on Provider Spirituality - paper presentation at University of Chicago Religion and Medicine Conference - May 2012
Insomnia: Assessment and Treatment Review - Journal of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Principal Investigator - POINT stroke trial - ongoing
Henry Ford Hospital Grand Rounds: Disorders of Consciousness: Brain Death, Coma and PVS