Ahmed Amari

Ahmed Amari

Physician

Education

Education
Sep 1999 - May 2007

M.B.B.Ch

Alfateh University, School of Medicne

Bachelor degree of Medicine and Surgery, M.B.Ch.B.

The University of Texas Health Sciences

Introductory course to Master of Public Health.

First Person on Scene

Royal College of Surgeon-Ireland

Course with hands on training for first response to accident scenes including recognition , assessment and providing life support to trauma casualties.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Present

Clincal Trainee

Fort Bend Neurology Clinic

I worked shadowing a neurologist. I was responsible for taking patient histories, performing neurological examinations, oral case presentations and discussing treatment plans. During this rotation I came across a variety of patients with different neurological and neurological related psychiatric diseases, helping me to be more  aware  of role of neurology in the field of Psychiatry. I help decipher diagnostic tests, attend EMG tests and other neurophysiological studies. I also had the privilege to submit clinical case studies for publication to medical journals.

Jun 2014 - Sep 2014

Clincal Trainee

The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

I worked under this division shadowing my attending physician. I was responsible for taking patient histories, completing physicals, oral case presentations, writing patient reports, and assisting in many pulmonary cases. During this rotation I had come across a variety of patients, helping me gain excellent communication skills. I helped decipher diagnostic tests for evaluating patients with different pulmonary diseases and learned how to take detailed history and physical examination for patients with respiratory symptoms. I also had the chance to view many diagnostic imaging and assisted in treatment plans by consulting patients on diet, medications, and life style changes. I also gained experience on the management of critically ill patients by attending rounds in the ICU.

Jan 2014 - Jun 2014

Clinical Observer trainee

Medical Urgent Care, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

I worked under this division shadowing my attending physician. I took patient histories, performed physicals, discussed treatment plans. During this rotation, I interacted with a variety of patients, which helped me gain excellent communication skills. I also had the chance to view many diagnostic imaging and assisted in treatment plans by consulting patients on diet, medications, and life style changes.

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

Hands-on Clinical Rotation Trainee

North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley, Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, United States

Took histories and wrote SOAP notes; performed non-invasive physical exams; gave oral case presentations and discussed diagnoses and patient management; rounded on admitted patients, attended in the Endoscopy lab and became familiar with the hospital Electronic Medical Record, attended out-patient clinic, discuss management options.

Sep 2013 - Sep 2013

Clinical Research Trainee

Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, United States

Collected and analyzed data, reviewed patient charts, followed up with patients, conducted surveys in the study about “Long Term Prognosis with Regadenoson SPECT”

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013

Clerkship Traniee

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, Clear Lake, Texas, United States

I worked under the supervision of a board-certified Nephrologist. I attended daily rounds, took complete histories, performed physical exams, gave oral case presentations, developed a plan of care and differential diagnosis, wrote simulated patient notes using the EMR, served both inpatient and outpatient setting, and participated in weekly case presentations. At the time of this rotation I was exposed to patients with acute and chronic kidney diseases, hypertension, electrolyte imbalances, and catheter associated complications. I helped patients with their dietary habits for various renal diseases. Working in this rotation really helped me deal with patients with rare chronic diseases.

Oct 2012 - Feb 2013

House Officer

Al-Razi Psychiatric Teaching Hospital, Tripoli, Libya

Inpatient and outpatient management and follow-up, attended daily meetings, presented cases, attended out-patients counseling sessions , attended ECT sessions.

Jun 2011 - Mar 2012

Research Externship Clinical Trainee

Pacific Institute of Medical Sciences, Bothell, Washington, United States

Participated in different clinical trials, created source documents, conducted patient interviews, performed physical and neurological examinations, performed numerous psychiatric research scales including : YMRS, MADRS, HAM-A, HAM-D, CSSRS, ADHD-RS, SCID, MINI, PANSS, AIMS, BARS and SAS.

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Psychiatry Externship Clinical Trainee

Puget Sound Psychiatric Center, Bothell, Washington, United States

U.S. pre-residency hands-on clinical experience and acculturation program in Psychiatry resembling an unpaid sub-internship atmosphere. Responsibilities included: interacting directly with patients; taking histories; giving oral case presentations and discussing diagnosis and patient management; Rounded on patients in an in-patient psychiatric unit, participated in out-patient clinics, reviewed patients charts.

May 2011 - May 2011

Hands-on Clinical Rotation Trainee

North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley, Colorado, United States

Worked specifically with infectious disease cases. Attended rounds; discussed case managements, lab results, and discharge plans, became more familiar with electronic medical records.

Feb 2011 - Apr 2011

Observer

North Colorado Medical Center, Greeley, Colorado, United States

Observed counseling sessions for pre and post-operative bariatric surgeries, reviewed psychiatric histories, attended group therapy and provided psychological support.

Jul 2010 - Dec 2010

Internal Medicine Clinical Trainee

Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, United States  

Interacted directly with patients and took histories; performed non-invasive physical exams; gave oral case presentations and discussed diagnosis and patient management with attending preceptor; researched cases and studied lab reports, x-rays, and other pertinent information; attended inpatient rounds; became familiar with U.S. medical culture including concepts of HMO, insurance, documentation, and communication.

Jun 2010 - Jun 2010

Hands-on Insured Clinical Rotation Trainee

St. Anthony's Central Hospital, Denver, Colorado, United States

An interdisciplinary INSURED (with IMG Clinical Experience medical liability tail coverage) U.S. pre-residency hands-on clinical experience and acculturation program in Internal Medicine resembling an unpaid sub-internship atmosphere. Responsibilities included: interacting directly with patients; taking histories; performing non-invasive physical exams; giving oral case presentations and discussing diagnosis and patient management; writing simulated progress notes including SOAP, admitting, and discharge; researching cases and studying lab reports, X-rays, and other pertinent information for each patient; attending rounds; becoming familiar with U.S. medical culture, including concepts of HMO, insurance, documentation, and communication; and becoming familiar with two different hospital computer software systems. Prevalent cases included: HTN, DM, CKD, RA, CHF, and many more.

Sep 2007 - Apr 2010

General Practitioner

Sedi Sleem Poly Clininc, Tripoli, Libya  

As a general practitioner, I worked as the patient's first point of entry into the health care system. My duties included diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, and patient education. My scope of practice involved almost all age groups with undifferentiated medical conditions. As part of my job I was involved in taking histories, performing physical examinations, ordering basic lab works, performing and ordering screening tests, doing simple procedures like stitching and wound cleaning. In addition, examinations required for daycare, elementary, high school, college, pre-employment situations.

May 2007 - Jul 2007

Junior House Officer

Al-Razi Psychiatry Teaching Hospital, Tripoli, Libya  

Inpatient and outpatient management and follow-up, attending daily meeting, case conference and Journal club, attended ECT sessions.

Mar 2007 - May 2007

Research Intern

Tripoli Central Hospital, Tripoli, Libya  

Collection and analysis for the survey significance of prostate cancer and PSA, a retrospective study conducted under supervision of the Community Medicine Department at University of Tripoli as a part of the obligatory one year of internship.

Apr 2006 - Apr 2007

Intern

University of Tripoli teaching hospitals, Tripoli, Libya  

Twelve months of rotations were required to fulfill the prerequisite of obtaining a M.B.Ch.B degree. The training included: 3 months Internal Medicine, 3 months Surgery, 2 months Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2 months Pediatrics, 1 month Urology, and 1 month of Community Medicine. Our training included history taking, physical examination, attending morning rounds, regular night duties, formulating diagnostic and therapeutic plans. In addition to patient follow ups, ordering and analyzing lab results, counseling, and education. Under the supervision of residents and attending physicians we performed many procedures such as conducting normal delivery, performing episiotomy, assisting in emergency and elective surgical procedures, lumbar punctures, endotracheal intubations, and assisting in operations such as appendectomy, cholecystectomy, as well as urological and orthopedic procedures.

Certifications

Certifications

ACLS

American Heart Association
Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nov 2010 - Present

ECFMG Certified

ECFMG
Passed USMLE Exams Step 1, 2Ck, 2CS.

Authors : Popney, CA, DO.  Amari, AM, M.B.Ch.B.

Journal Name :  Nature Review Neurology        

Description : A Case of Peau d'orange Pudendal Neuropathy        

Publication Status : Submitted, 2014 December.

Authors : Muhyieddeen, KA, MD.  Amari, AM, M.B.Ch.B.

Journal Name : Annals of Emergency Medicine.          

Description : A Case of ACE-I Induced Angioedema.          

Publication Status: Submitted, 2014 September.

Oral Presentations :

Author : Amari, AM, M.B.Ch.B.

Topic : Nocturnal Enuresis and Associated Trauma in Pediatric Age Group

Oral Presentation presented at: Al-Razzi Psychiatry Teaching Hospital;                         Tripoli, Libya. 2007, June

Author : Amari, AM, M.B.Ch.B.

Topic : Association of Prostate Specific Antigen Velocity and Prostate Cancer

Oral Presentation presented at : Tripoli Central Hospital; Tripoli, Libya. March 2007

Languages:

Fluent in English and Arabic.

Hobbies & Interests:

Cooking, working out, writing poetry, listening to country music, camping, traveling and taking road trips.

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