Jamal Islam, MD, MSJamal Islam, MD, MS
Associate Professor,
Director, Residency Program

Dr. Islam returned to the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine in February of 2015. He is currently an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and holds the John Pl. McGovern Centennial Chair in Family Medicine. Dr. Islam serves as Director of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program and medical director of the UTMB Health Student Wellness Clinic.

Dr. Islam returned to UTMB Health after serving as an Associate Professor and Research Director for the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Texas Tech University in Odessa, Texas. Prior to his position at Texas Tech, Dr. Islam worked as a faculty member in UTMB Health’s Department of Family Medicine for 10 years. 

Dr. Islam earned his Doctorate of Medicine from University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and a Master of Science in epidemiology from the University of Texas at Houston. He then completed a family medicine residency at State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn.

During his career, Dr. Islam has been involved in over twenty-five clinical research projects and published 13 articles. In addition, Dr. Islam has over 25 state, national, and international poster presentations to his credit.

Dr Islam is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.

Dr. Islam’s clinical interests are in serving the Asian and Hispanic populations with an emphasis on treating those with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity. Dr. Islam is fluent in Spanish, Urdu, Hindi and Bengali. 

Practice Location(s):

Primary Care Pavilion
400 Harborside Dr.
Suite 104

Appointment Line:
(409) 772-2166

Fax Number:

(409)772-2663

Hours:
Monday-Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:

Wednesdays,
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

After Hours
Appointment Line:

(409)772-2222
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