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Dr. Imran Asad

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Dr. Imran Asad

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Biography

Dr. Imran Asad is a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at Al Jalila Children’s in addition to being a point-of-care ultrasound physician. Dr. Imran received dual training in paediatric emergency medicine from both the United Kingdom and Canada with advanced fellowship in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).

After having completed his paediatric residency and paediatric emergency medicine training in the UK, Dr. Imran started out as the pediatric emergency consultant and lead at the University Hospital in UK. He helped to develop the first paediatric emergency department providing the presence of a Consultant seven days a week.

Having developed a special interest in healthcare management, Dr. Imran completed an Executive MBA in Healthcare Management from Plymouth University, UK. While working as a paediatric emergency medicine physician in the UK, he also developed a passion for point-of-care ultrasound which encouraged him to go to The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, where he completed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine. He also completed a fellowship in point-of-care-ultrasound programme at Sickkids. He is one of the few physicians in the region who has received formal fellowship training in point-of-care ultrasound in paediatric emergency.

Dr. Imran’s research interest lies in integration of point of care ultrasound in clinical practice specifically in low resource settings and has actively organizing educational talks and POCUS workshops to improve global child health. He has published in peer reviewed journals including some recent publications in the field of POCUS.

Dr. Imran is currently working on a research project of teaching point-of-care lung ultrasound to novice users for diagnosis of pneumonia in low resource settings and developing a training programme for diagnosis of intussusception by point-of-care ultrasound.

Clinics / Department

Professional Background

Medical School

1997 - 2002
Bahauddin Zakariya University, Nishtar Medical College Multan, Pakistan

Residency

2014
Paediatric Residency (CCT) & Fellowship (FRCPCH), London School of Paediatrics, London, United Kingdom

Fellowship

2019
Fellowship, Paediatric Point-of-Care Ultrasound, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
2018
Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
2015
Executive Masters in Business Administration in Healthcare (EMBA) Greenwich School of Management, Plymouth University, United Kingdom

Work Experience

2015 - 2017
Pediatric Emergency Consultant and Lead, Tunbridge Wells University Hospital, United Kingdom
2014 - 2015
Pediatric Emergency Consultant, King's College Hospital, United Kingdom

Languages Spoken

English, Urdu

Achievements Career Highlights

Point of Care Ultrasound Fellowship, Canada

Executive MBA in Healthcare Management, UK

Fellow of Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), UK

Member of American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), US

Instructor Status on APLS and NLS since 2013

Instructor and Speaker on Point of Care Ultrasound Workshops and Conferences

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)

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