A physician of Bangladeshi origin, Dr. Alam received his medical degree from Dhaka University (Mymensingh Medical College). He got his Diploma in Genito Urinary Medicine at the University of London, UK. Dr. Alam completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the Brookdale University Hospital, New York and Jersey Shore University Medical Center, New Jersey. He did his Infectious Disease fellowship at the Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, New York.
Dr. Alam also completed a two-year course in Medical Humanities when he was doing his residency at Drew University, New Jersey. Currently he is an attending physician at Northwell University Hospital at Plainview, New York. Dr. Alam is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New York. He is the medical director of Glen Cove Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation and Excel at Woodbury for Rehabilitation and Nursing, New York. His research interest is focused on endocarditis and bacteremia and published numerous articles in journals. He is the Program Director of Cordial Internal Medicine Board Review Course.
Dr. Alam’s passion for community started from an early age. He led the educational program for underprivileged children and the elderly at Mymensingh Hill Tracts areas and organized educational programs in hospitals in Bangladesh. He worked hard with others to establish the Infection Control program in Bangladesh. In 2019, he established an USMLE center for education and research for the young physicians in Jamaica, New York. He recently published an article in peer review journal on Doxycycline for the treatment of moderate to severe COVID-19 infection in high risk patients in Long Term Care Facilities in New York.