Syed S. Azhar, MD, MBA
Medical Director, Family Medicine Clinic - Dickinson
Director, Faculty Development
Dr. Azhar joined UTMB Health’s Department of Family Medicine in 1993. He
is currently serves as a Professor, Medical
Director of Family Medicine Clinic – Dickinson, and Director of Faculty Development.
Dr. Azhar earned a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He then completed
post-graduate training in general medicine and urology in Hyderabad,
India, as well as a residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College in
Aurangabad, India. He further completed a residency in ophthalmology at
the teaching hospitals of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where he
was awarded a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
(FRCSI), a diploma in ophthalmology, and membership in the College of
Ophthalmology in London.
Dr. Azhar also completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the
University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas, and a
residency at the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program. He also
earned an Master of Business Administration for Physicians (MBA) from
the University of Houston at Clear Lake in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Azhar is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and by the American College of Managed Care Medicine.
Dr. Azhar’s interests are in family medicine, ophthalmology and
residency training. He has conducted funded research on diabetes and
other conditions, and has served as sub-investigator on several clinical