Dr. Fathima Zehra Razvin Hafizuddin Ahmed

MBBS, DTCD, DNB (Respiratory Medicine), EDARM, Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)

Specialist Pulmonary Disease

Work Experience

  • Dr. Fathima has more than 11 years of experience in the field of Pulmonary Medicine dealing with different Pulmonary diseases including Asthma, COPD, Interstitial lung Diseases(ILD), Tuberculosis, Pleural diseases and Obesity related sleep disorders.
  • Prior to joining Zulekha Hospital Dubai, Dr. Fathima was working as Pulmonologist at Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Chennai, India. She has worked at Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, Chennai, India for 7 years and has vast experience in the management of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases. She has experience in teaching and training post graduate students and received many honors.
  • Dr Fathima has completed her graduation in 2006 from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India and earned her post-graduation in 2011 from Madras Medical College, Chennai, India.
  • Dr. Fathima obtained her DNB from Yashoda Hospitals, Telangana, India that included training in Interventional Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. She also holds European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine.
  • Member of Indian Chest Society, American Thoracic Society, European Respiratory Society and American college of Chest Physicians.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Urdu
  • Telugu

Special Interests

  • Pleural Diseases, Interstitial Lung diseases, Tuberculosis
  • Asthma ,COPD and other airway diseases
  • Pulmonary Vascular Diseases and Interventional Pulmonology

Research / Publications

  • Prevalence and polysomnographic features of REM-OSA in South Indian population. CHEST Congress Thailand Bangkok-10-12 April 2019 (Published in CHEST Journal, Vol. 155, Issue 4, p313A) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2019.02.304)
  • Prediction Equations for Spirometry parameters of Healthy School-Going Children in South India. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Public Health Oct 2020 Vol. 23 Issue 15. http://doi.org/10.36295/ASRO.2020.231514
  • A Case Series of TB Spine Presenting with Dissemination: Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management, Ann Trop Med & Public Health; 23(S20): SP2321209. DOI: http://doi.org/10.36295/ASRO.2020.232209
  • The Diagnostic Potential of Cancer Ratio and Cancer Ratio Plus in Identifying Malignant Pleural Effusion- Published in International Journal Medical Sciences and Current Research (IJMSCR) Volume 4 Issue 6, 2021

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