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Nigar Kirmani, MD

Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship



Additional Titles

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Director of General Infectious Diseases Clinic & Home IV Therapy Program

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  • Fellow of Science, Pre-Medical: Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore, Pakistan (1967)
  • Medical Degree: King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan (1973)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: D.C. General Hospital, Washington, DC (1976)
  • Fellowship, Infectious Disease: George Washington University, Washington, DC (1978)
  • Senior Staff Fellow, Virology, Biologic Research & Review: FDA, Bethesda, MD (1981)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kirmani is Washington University’s program director for Infectious Diseases Fellowship training, and attending physician in the Department of Medicine. She is director of the General ID clinic and Home IV Therapy program. She manages antibiotic therapy after hospital discharge for 25-30 patients monthly. Her main interest, however, lies in the education of students, residents and fellows. She organizes a lecture series for ID fellows, and a case discussion series for residents. She is course master of the Infectious Diseases course for second year medical students. She serves on the preclinical curriculum evaluation committee, and the committee for academic evaluation of students.


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