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Ilham Umar
Ilham Umar Resident Physician at WellSpan Health

Ilham Umar is an enthusiastic and confident International Medical Graduate, currently serving as a Resident Physician at WellSpan Health since July 2023. Before this, Umar held positions as a Medical Doctor at various health institutions from 2019. Notably, they worked as a Medical Extern at Willis-Knighton Health System in Shreveport, Louisiana, for a two-month stint in 2022. Umar holds impressive interpersonal and communication skills and has significantly developed their expertise in areas such as primary care, chronic illness management, leadership development, teamwork, and electronic medical recording.

Umar's dedication to improving the health of disadvantaged communities is underpinned by a robust educational background. They earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Pre-Medicine from the University of Maryland between 2005 and 2008. Umar also attended St. Matthew's University from 2011 to 2015. Over their career, Umar has accrued an extensive network of professional connections, with 1560 relations on LinkedIn. Besides their career, Umar also enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending quality time with family and friends.

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Full name
Ilham Umar
United States
Resident Physician
WellSpan Health (since 2023)
Hospitals and Health Care
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An enthusiastic and confident International Medical Graduate with years of experience as a Physician across the globe. Passionate about improving the health of individuals in the most disadvantaged communities. I enjoy exercising, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Interpersonal Skills Interpersonal Communication


University of Maryland
Bachelor of Arts - BA
Attended in 2005 - 2008
Field of study: Economics and Pre-Medicine
St. Matthew's University
Attended in 2011 - 2015


WellSpan Health
Resident Physician
Jul 2023 - Present
Medical Doctor
Sep 2021 - Present

Skills: Interpersonal Skills · Primary Care · Chronic Illness · Leadership Development · Teamwork · Electronic Medical Record (EMR) · Communication
Willis-Knighton Health System
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Medical Extern
Oct 2022 - Nov 2022
EHA Clinics
Medical Doctor
Jan 2021 - Aug 2021

Skills: Interpersonal Communication · Evidence-based Medicine · Team Building · Primary Care · Electronic Medical Record (EMR) · Quality Patient Care
Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital
Medical Doctor
Nov 2019 - Jan 2021