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School of Unani Medical Education & Research,

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi


Prof. (Dr.) S.M. Arif Zaidi

Dr. S M Arif Zaidi is a Professor at Jamia Hamdard University and at present the Dean of School of Unani Medical Education and Research. He has served as the Medical Superintendent of Majeedia hospital. He is also the Head of the department in the School of Unani Medicine. He is an acclaimed physician and Sr. Consultant Unani (herbal) medicine. He has worked as a principal investigator (Researcher) in a project of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India to develop a new formulation for dissolution of kidney stones. He has also worked as Co-investigator in a project of Min. of H/W, Govt. of India to develop capsules of Khamiras especially for diabeties. He was visiting consultant in various hospitals such as Fortis Hospital and Senior Consultant, Sanjeevni Hospital, New Delhi.

He is having almost 33 years of teaching and Clinical experience in the field of Unani medicine. He has published more than 35 papers in International and National journals beside 02 books. He has participated in more than 150 International and National Conferences, Seminars and workshops globally. He has delivered many guest lectures at different places including University of Mumbai, India International Centre, India Islamic Cultural Centre, IMA Academy, MoolChand Hospital, Hamdard Convention Centre, N. Delhi etc. and he has been the Chairperson in numerous International and National Conferences. He has also delivered more than 40 programmes on different diseases on electronic media.

He has been chairman of syllabus committee of under graduate course, AYUSH, Govt of India. He is a member of Board of Studies in Ilmul-Jarahat at Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Hamdard University and he is also the member of Standing Committee and Academic Council of Jamia Hamdard. He is a member of governing body of Faculty of unani medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and also chairman of ethical committee of post graduate research programmes, A & U Tibbia College, University of Delhi. He has visited Chiang Rai, Bangkok (Thailand), Shiraz, Colombo, Tehran to deliver talks in International Conferences on medical importance. He is also a member of editorial board of Clinical Dermatology Open Access Journal (CDOAJ). He has served as an expert member to the Public Service Commission of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. He has been examiner of under graduate and post graduate courses of medical students at Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, University of Mumbai, Maharashtra University, Pune, Kanpur University, Kashmir University, Jamia Hamdard, and Rajasthan University etc. A dedicated teacher adored by his students for he has been an unending source of motivation and inspiration all throughout his career.