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

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Assistant Professor of Medicine


Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Expertise: General Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Primary Care


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 an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is Director of Education in the Division of Hospital Medicine and Associate Program Director for Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program. He is recipient of Awards for Clinical and Teaching Excellence. He is a founding member of Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine and a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine.  His research interests include the use of bedside exam and technologies to improve prompt and accurate diagnosis of acute diseases in general and cardiovascular diseases in particular. more


  • Assistant Professor 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)
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