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Mariam Anwar, MBBS

Geriatric Medicine


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"I believe in equipping people with knowledge and skills for healthy living and disease management. From healthy to frail elderly, I work with individuals and families to maximize function and independence. My philosophy is providing quality health care in the advancing fields of geriatrics and medicine while maintaining choice, comfort and dignity. My practice spans from young to old and I love the diversity and relationship building with my patients."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Mariam Anwar graduated with honors from the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan in 2004. She completed her internal medicine residency and geriatric fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Dr. Anwar worked in a community clinic for almost four years before returning to Hennepin County Medical Center. She enjoyed working with a large group of Somali patients, and supervised and mentored nurse practioners and students. She has a special interest in the care of the elderly, polypharmacy, osteoporosis, mental health and chronic medical conditions including diabetes, heart failure and chronic kidney disease. She enjoys primary care and advocating for physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Credibility

  • Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Certified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School

Professional Affiliations

  • American Geriatric Society
  • American College of Physicians

Personal

"My interests include traveling, reading and spending quality time with my husband and two wonderful sons. We enjoy playing soccer and cricket and being outdoors with friends and family. I love giving back to the community, and helping those in need."

 

Medical School

Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Residency

Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Fellowship

Geriatric Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA