Dr. Qanta Ahmed (Physician)

dr.qanta.ahmed_by_cnn.jpgDr. Qanta Ahmed (MD, FCCP, FAASM) is a top multi-disciplined physician and medical specialist, educator, consultant, researcher, guest lecturer at medical universities and sought-after speaker at medical conferences.

Among her many honors, Dr. Ahmed has served as Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomat of the American Board of Pulmonary Medicine, and Diplomat of the American Board of Critical Care Medicine. She was also named a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

A British-born Muslim woman, Dr. Ahmed was educated and trained in both London and New York City. She is the author of In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom, which is based on her experiences practicing intensive care medicine in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

She now lives and practices in Charleston, South Carolina.

In this interview, she discusses some of her views of Islam: 

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