Mohammad Riaz, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Mohammad Riaz grew up in Pakistan. His inspiration was his pharmacist father. Due to this he decided to join medical school and graduated with honors in 1982. He migrated to USA in 1989 in his pursuit of knowledge and completed his pediatric residency and Neonatal Perinatal Medicine fellowship in 1996. When he was in medical school Mohammad Riaz founded a Patient care society and planned medical and eye surgery camps for poor patients, provided medicines and arranged blood bank collections drives. Community service is his passion and he is not only active in local community but also at international level he is working to help decrease neonatal mortality rate in Pakistan by regularly visiting country and training Neonatal Resuscitation Program instructors.

Professional and Scientific Soceity Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
    • Section on Perinatal Pediatrics

Education & Training

  • BS, Pre-medicine, Sir Syed College, 1975
  • MBBS, Quaid-i-Azam Medical College, 1982
  • Internship in Pediatrics, Federal Government Hospital, 1982-1983
  • Resident Medical Officer, Children's Hospital Pakistan, 1986-1989
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Lincoln Medical Center, 1990-1993
  • Fellowship in Neonatology, Albert Einstein Medical Center, 1993-1996

Selected Publications

Riaz M, Porat R, Brodsky NL, Hurt H: The Effects of Maternal Magnesium Sulfate Treatment on Newborns: A Prospective Controlled Study. J Perinatol, 1998; 18:449-454

Full Publication List via NIH PubMed »