Dr. Afroz becomes  the first Muslim woman  Gastroenterologist  in India

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Dr. Afroz becomes the first Muslim woman Gastroenterologist in India

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Aurangabad: Dr Shaikh Muna Afroz has become the first Muslim female Gastroenterologist (GI) surgeon in India, who has joined the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). and probably

According to ANI, Dr Afroz hails from Maharashtra’s Aurangabad and bagged the All India Rank (AIR) third in MCh GI-HPB Surgery in the INI-SS 2023 and she also secured an All India Rank (AIR) – 10 for the Minimal Invasive Surgery Fellowship in 2021.

She earned the 93rd spot in the CET-UG and graduated from GMC Aurangabad with an MBBS in 2017. She earned a Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, in 2022. Dr. Muna presently holds a license to practice medicine in India, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom after passing the licensing exam from the Dubai Health Authority (UAE) in 2022.

Intending to become an academic surgeon, she struck an optimum balance between patient care, teaching, and research. She has authored more than five indexed research publications.

Dr. Muna has presented her research papers at numerous conferences and won many accolades. Her inspiration is her grandfather, who is a General Surgeon and has been serving the community since 1967.

In a message to the youth, Dr. Muna says, “Perseverance and determination are the keys to success. I have experienced that my consistent efforts have enabled me to surmount every obstacle on my path to success.”