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Abdul Waheed, M.B., B.S.

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Fishburn Road
845 Fishburn Road
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 / 717-531-8181 Fax: 717-531-3509

Specialties

Family Medicine Family Medicine Obstetrics

Patient Services Provided

Family Medicine Obstetrics Family Medicine Inpatient Family Medicine Outpatient

Biographical Information


Abdul Waheed, M.B., B.S. was born and raised in a rural area of Lahore, a district on the Eastern border of Pakistan, where he attended Government College University Lahore.  Because of the rich literary traditions of the college, he developed an interest in fictional literature and poetry.  Dr. Waheed, still pursues this interest today as he writes poetry in Urdu language and is a published author.

Dr. Waheed attended Aga Khan University in Karachi where the exposure to community health sciences led him to work as a general medicine officer in Lahore after graduating.  

With an interest in research, he has more than fifteen peer reviewed indexed publications, with the hope of publishing more as he continues to grow in the field of family medicine.

Dr. Waheed believes the diversity of thought, people, teaching and learning at Penn State Hershey Medical center enable him to be a well rounded family physician.

Professional Education

Residency, Family Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (2012) M.B., B.S., Aga Khan University (2005)

Research Interests


Primary Care outcomes research

Academic Interests


In-hospital management in primary care
Capacity building in research, medical teaching & scholarly activity
Residency administration

Publications

Waheed A, Ahsan ZU, Zaeem FA, Shariff MM, Qayyum A
Operating in a yellow nation; the frequency of hepatitis B and hepatitis C positive at a tertiary care teaching hospital. Dec 2011
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21381563
Ahsan ZU, Waheed A, Zaeem FA, Nazir F
Arteriovenous fistulas constructed using side-to-side anastomosis with ligation and division of distal venous arm; a tertiary care hospital experience. Jan 2010
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20119921
Waheed A, Hameed K, Khan AM, Syed JA, Mirza AI
The burden of anxiety and depression among patients with chronic rheumatologic disorders at a tertiary care hospital clinic in Karachi, Pakistan. May 2006
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16767957
Waheed A, Tariq M, Ahsan ZU
Cranberry business and evidence-based prevention of urinary tract infection. Feb 2011
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21375181

Honors and Awards

Founding Member: House Staff Quality Council, a resident/fellow run forum at Hershey Medical Center that works on QAI projects. Exceptional Teacher 2011-2012 - Penn State College of Medicine Students Exceptional Professional Role Model 2011-2012 - Penn State College of Medicine Students Chief Resident 2011 - 2012, Family & Community Medicine Residency Program: selected by faculty and elected by residents for overall clinical excellence, leadership and administrative abilities Best Senior Resident 2011 - 2012: voted by all residents Resident Teacher of the Year Award 2011 - 2012 by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM): For overall excellence in teaching junior residents and medical students Best Residency Graduate 2009 - 2012: Based upon overall performance in three years of residency.