Imran Mirza, MBBS, MS, is the Chief of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, where he will lead the rapid response Clinical Pathology Laboratory and a reference Anatomic Pathology Laboratory, and will oversee the provision of Anatomical and Clinical Pathology services to Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s five centers of excellence.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Mirza worked as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry of University of Alberta, Canada, and served as the Director of the Molecular Pathology Lab at the University of Alberta Hospitals, Canada, and as Section Head of Molecular Pathology at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Mirza serves as a volunteer on the board of The Diabetes Centre, Inc (TDC), a not-for-profit organization registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Charity Commission of England and Wales. TDC's objectives are to raise diabetes awareness through education, improve diabetes care using multidisciplinary clinical teams, and build capacity for diabetes management by educating and training the caregivers. Dr. Mirza's interest is in setting up eHealth and mHealth solutions for the care of diabetics that would improve outcomes and quality of life.
Dr. Mirza is a graduate of the University of the Punjab in Pakistan and George Washington University in the US and has served as a resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Yale University affiliated program and did his fellowship in Hematopathology at Cleveland Clinic. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada; College of American Pathologists; and American Society for Clinical Pathology and Diplomate of American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Hematology, and Molecular Genetic Pathology.
Dr. Mirza is married and has a son. He enjoys reading literature, poetry, history, religion, and philosophy. He also likes to travel and has a general interest in Design. He is passionate about music and for 5 years he produced and presented a 2 hour Classical Indian & Sufi music program on weekends called “Raagas and Rhythms.” on University of Alberta radio CJSR.