Biography

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Previous Education/Training and Academic Positions

  • Rotating Internship- 01/01/68 ---12/31/1968 and Pathology Residency 1/1/1969---6/30/1969 at Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital, New York.
  • Radiology Residency- 7/1/1969—6/30/1972 at St. Luke’s Hospital , New York
  • Clinical Fellow in Neuroradiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Bronx Municipal Hospital, New York 07/01/72 – 06/30/74 . NINDS (National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke). Grant No. 11F11 NS 2677-01 NSRB.

Dr. Sarwar has a brilliant academic career that includes the Pioneer Neuroradiologist (first bona fide neuroradiologist) at UTMB Galveston 1974-1980, where he was Associate Professor of Neuroradiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery.  He also held the position of Associate Professor of Neuroradiology at Yale School of Medicine, New Haven 1980-1985 and Professor and Chief of Neuroradiology at Univ. of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago 1985-1989.

He has an extensive professional bibliography which includes nearly 100 peer reviewed scientific articles, nine book chapters in universally acknowledged and read text books by renowned authors on Neuroradiology, three books of which he was the first author that include his monograph titled CT of Congenital Brain Malformations.

His continuing interest is in neuroembryology. After 20 years of private practice, he returned to the academic setting in 2009, which he dearly loves. He also writes fiction. He published in 2014 a novella entitled: A letter from the Dead. Presently, he is near completion of his near autobiographical novel narrating the life journey of an immigrant physician in this country from birth to death titled From Sunrise to Sunset.

Education

Medical School
King Edward Medical University (1967)
Internship
Polyclinic Medical School & Hospital (1968), Rotating
Internship
Polyclinic Medical School & Hospital (1969), Pathology
Residency
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center (1972), Radiology

Specialty Areas

Honors & Awards

  • Resident's Teacher of the Year Award- Yale University
    (1983)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago (1985-1989)
  • Yale University (1980-1985)
  • National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (1974-1980)
  • University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX (1974-1980)
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Bronx Municipal Hospital, New York (1972-1974)
  • St. Luke’s Hospital , New York (1969-1972)
  • Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital, New York (1968-1968)