First and Last Name:
Tasleem Raza
Academic Title:
Current position title within HMC:
Senior Consultant
Hospital and Department name:
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Hamad General Hospital

  • Master of Science Epidemiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 2005
  • Master of Science (MSc), Chest Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, University of London, London, UK, 1994
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), Internal Medicine, London, UK, 1991
  • Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1985


12 years of professional experience:

  • Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 1996–99
  • Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 1994–96
  • Registrar, West Essex Health Authority, Essex, UK, 1992–1993
  • House officer & senior house officer, Dudley Health Authority, Dudley, West Midlands, UK, 1989–1992
  • Senior house officer, Geriatrics Department, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, UK, 1989
  • Medical officer, Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre Karachi/Nishter Hospital Multan/District Headquarters Hospital Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 1987–88
  • House officer, Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan, 1985–86


Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS); Invasive and non-invasive ventilation; Interstitial lung disease; Pulmonary hypertension; Sleep apnea; Obesity hypoventilation syndrome


  • Assistant Professor in Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, Qatar
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FACCP)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Sleep Medicine, 2010
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM), Sleep Medicine, 2005
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Critical Care Medicine, 1999/2005
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Pulmonary Disease, 1998/2005
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), Internal Medicine, 1996/2005



  • Stars of Excellence Award, Hamad Medical Corporation, 2010
  • Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar Teaching Award, 2008


  • Member of the European Respiratory Society
Raza T, Joshi M, Schapira RM, Agha Z. Pulmonary telemedi¬cine-A model to access the subspecialist services in under¬served rural areas. Inter¬¬national Journal of Medical Informatics 2009; 78(1): 53–59.

Raza T, Dilawer M. Pulmonary hypertension: A comprehensive review. Heart Views 2007 (Sept-Nov); 8(3): 90–99.

Ibrahim WH, Gheriani HA, Almohamed AA, Raza T. Paradoxical vocal cord motion disorder: past, present and future. Postgraduate Medical Journal 2007; 83: 164–172.

Wanis HI, Hassan M, Sattar HA, Almohamed A, Raza T. A case of lymphangioleiomyomatosis developing 3 years after complete surgical removal of abdominal lymphangioleio-myoma. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine 2007; 14(4): 217.

Gabrilovich M, Raza M, Dolan S, Raza T. Paraneoplastic poly-myositis associated with squa-mous cell carcinoma of the lung.  Chest 2006 Jun; 129(6): 1721–1723.