Lourdes Internal Medicine Residents


Arshia Ahmed, MDArshia Ahmed, MD

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan 
Medical School: Jinnah Sindh Medical University 
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine gives a holisitic approach towards patient care with in-depth knowledge, sharp reflexes, lateral thinking and well rounded relationship with the patient.
What do I like to do in my free time: I like to read books on mind sceinces, history and self growth. Motorcycle riding and working out in Gym.


David Comstock, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Undergraduate School: San Diego State University & The City College of New York
Medical School: St. George's University SOM
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Comprehensive patient care, a diversity of cases, the opportunity to build strong doctor-patient relationships, the necessary life-long learning, and the need for multi-disciplinary teamwork, are among the many aspects that drew me to Internal Medicine.
What do I like to do in my free time: I like to unwind by listening to music, watching films, or simply taking a nap. I also enjoy spending time in the back-country, playing chess and ultimate Frisbee.


Ayesha Munir, MDAreeba Mattair, MD

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergrad School: DA Public School O&A levels​​​​​​​
Medical School: Ziauddin Medical University ​​​​​​​
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Internal medicine gives you the opportunity to train in multiple specialties and leaves endless opportunities for future growth. I also especially like the idea of having a complete picture for patient's journey through the treatment.  ​​​​​​​
What do I like to do in my free time: In my free time I enjoy gardening. One of my favorite weekend activities is antique shopping with my husband.


Areeba Mattair, MDAyesha Munir, MD

Hometown: Wah Cantt, Pakistan​​​​​​​
Undergrad School: Sir Syed College​​​​​​​
Medical School: Wah Medical College​​​​​​​
What drew me to Internal Medicine: I am drawn to Internal Medicine because of its focus on comprehensive patient care. The ability to diagnose and manage a variety of medical conditions, build lasting patient relationships, and contribute to overall well-being aligns with my passion for holistic healthcare.​​​​​​​
What do I like to do in my free time: In my free time, I enjoy cooking, turning simple ingredients into delightful creations. Long drives are my escape. Talking and spending time with my family and friends is a cherished moment, filled with laughter and shared stories.


Guanming Qi, MDGuanming Qi, MD

Hometown: Hebei, China
Undergrad School: Hebei Medical University
Medical School: Hebei Medical University
What drew me to Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine has always been a calling for me. It allows me to dive into the pathophysiology of disease processes, to take care of patients as a whole, and to build longitudinal relationships with my patients.​​​​​​​
What do I like to do in my free time: Hiking, nature exploring, road trips, spending time with family and friends. 


Aaida Rao, MDAaida Rao, MD

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan​​​​​​​
Medical School: Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
What drew me to Internal Medicine:  In the second year of medical school, I was rotating with a rheumatologist, and I found it very interesting how different signs and symptoms were linked to a specific syndrome. I enjoyed the process of investigating and deducing the cause of their multiple health issues.  I also find it very fulfilling to discuss the nature of the disease and the best comprehensive approach to deal with their health issues. ​​​​​​​
What do I like to do in my free time: I like playing video games, coding, building Legos with my son and traveling. I also play the drums and the bass.