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Iftikher Mahmood, MD, FAAP

  • Country: USA

Dr. Iftikher Mahmood was born in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. He graduated from Chittagong Medical College, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh in 1987. Subsequently he completed Pediatric Residency training from Brooklyn Hospital, New York and fellowship training in Pediatric Endocrinology from New York Hospital - Cornell University. Dr. Mahmood established;HOPE Foundation for Women; Children of Bangladesh, in 1999 in the USA as a charitable organization with a mission to provide healthcare to the poor and needy women and children in Bangladesh. Through HOPE Foundation he established HOPE Hospital, midwifery training program, 5 rural birth centers, 4 rural health centers in Cox's Bazar. Under his leadership, HOPE established extensive Rohingya response services with 9 primary care centers and SRH centers and a field hospital for women. Under Dr.Mahmood’s leadership HOPE Foundation is currently building first standalone 75 bed fistula and maternity center in the country. Dr Mahmood is the convener of biennial international conference on maternal health and fistula in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

Dr. Mahmood maintains full time pediatric practice in Miami since 1996; he maintains consultant position in several hospitals. He is a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and Diplomat of American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Iftikher Mahmood lives in Cooper City, Florida with his wife and 3 children.

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