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Muhammad Waqas Athar, M.B.B.S., M.D.

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Instructor of Medicine


Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Expertise: Internal Medicine


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

5200 Eastern Avenue
Mason F. Lord Building
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0100

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County General Hospital

5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044 map
Phone: 410-844-4644
Fax: 410-884-4643


Muhammad Waqas Athar, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, is a founding member of Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine and a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine.

Since becoming a faculty member at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2011, Dr. Athar has received the Award of Clinical Excellence (2012) and the Award for Teaching Excellence (2014) from the Division of Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Athar has research interests in the use of bedside exams and technologies to improve promptness and accuracy in the diagnosis of acute diseases, in particular for cardiovascular diseases. more


  • Instructor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MBBS, King Edward Medical University (2004)


  • Grand Rapids Area Medical Education Partners / Internal Medicine (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2011, 2021)
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