Dr. Wajiha Qamar, MD
Primary Care Doctor
Dr. Qamar was born in Chicago and grew up in Los Angeles. She attended medical school in her parent’s native country of Pakistan. She went to Ayub Medical College and graduated in 2000 amongst the top 10% of her class. Even during school, she enjoyed the field of Family and Community Medicine and liked going out in the poor and underprivileged remote areas of Pakistan and helping the people. She visited a number of shelters and homeless communities and actively participated in social work. Dr. Qamar completed her Residency in Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2011. Since she always enjoyed helping the under-served, she stayed on as a Faculty Member in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, from 2011-2013. As an Assistant Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Dr. Qamar chose to work at the Baytown Community Health Center in Baytown, Texas which is a part of the Harris Health System. This clinic primarily provides health care to the uninsured patients of Harris County. Here, she took care of her patients as well as mentored and tutored 3rd and 4th year medical students from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston during their ambulatory month at the Baytown clinic. Dr. Qamar really enjoyed teaching the medical students. Dr. Qamar is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and Harris County Medical Society. Dr Qamar is on active staff and holds active staff privileges at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Clear Lake Regional Hospital. Dr. Qamar is married and resides in Friendswood, Texas. She has two beautiful children, a teenage daughter and a school age son. In her spare time, the doctor enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She likes to cook and entertain. Dr. Qamar is also an avid reader of both fiction and non fiction. She enjoys traveling. She participates in the school PTO. Dr. Qamar and her family also enjoy spending time outdoors, walking, biking, and swimming. She decided to open her own practice to be closer to home and her childrens’ schools. Dr. Qamar is a kind and compassionate physician. She wants to be able to continue to provide the best possible care to all her patients. She believes in developing a long lasting relationship with her patients that goes beyond the regular doctor-patient relationship.
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- Primary Care Doctor
- American Board of Family Medicine
Education and training
- Medical School - Ayub Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
- University of Texas, Houston, Residency in Family Medicine
Gulf Coast PrimaryCare
11914 Astoria Blvd, Suite 550
Houston, TX 77089