Young Neurologist saves life with attention to minute details

The thought was that being a clinician and relying on accurate data gathering and physical examination was a lost art. Not for Dr. Mohammed Qureshi, senior Neurology resident in Louisiana. Dr. Qureshi, while not even on service, dedicates his time to keeping a close eye on the entire hospitals Neurology patients. What he considered a pastime, would end up keeping a family together forever.

Dr. Qureshi had noticed a slight trend downward in pulmonary testing by respiratory therapists. To most, no need to worry, but Dr. Qureshi has proven not to be like most physicians. “The story did not seem to support any one particular pathology. Utilizing my training in neurological emergencies and my exposure to high acuity patients, I did what I was taught.”

Everyone who has spent the past few years training Dr. Qureshi has agreed that his dedication to his patients is second to none. He is revered in the entire Ochsner medical xommunity for his compassion and hands on involvement.

“All praises to Allah, the almighty. I am just a vessel for his work.”