Please join us in welcoming these recent additions to the College of Medicine faculty.
Akrm Abdalrahman, M.D., M.S.
Akrm Abdalrahman, M.D., M.S., has joined the Department of Anesthesiology as an Assistant Professor and critical care anesthesiologist. Dr. Abdalrahman attended Al-Arab Medical University in Libya, where he received his medical degree, completed his anesthesiology residency, and received a Master of Science in anesthesiology and critical care. He subsequently earned a Master of Science in biomedical engineering at the University of South Carolina. Dr. Abdalrahman continued his training with a critical care fellowship at Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia, followed by a neuro-critical care fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center, and most recently a clinical educator fellowship at Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia.
Mamatha Gaddam, M.D.
Mamatha Gaddam, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. Dr. Gaddam received her medical degree from Government Medical College in India in 2011. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh in 2018 and continued her training with a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Dr. Gaddam most recently completed a bone marrow transplant fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Her clinical practice will focus on treatment of benign hematology, leukemias, lymphomas, and allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.
Nasir Khan, M.D.
Nasir Khan, M.D., has rejoined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor and transplant nephrologist in the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Khan received his medical degree at Quaid-e-Azam University Army Medical College in Pakistan in 2002. He completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, followed by a nephrology fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Khan continued his training with a fellowship in transplant nephrology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. Following his fellowships, Dr. Khan was a transplant nephrologist at UAMS from 2019 to July 2022 before moving to Spokane, Washington, to serve as Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Morgan Knight, M.D.
Morgan Knight, M.D., has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as an Assistant Professor in the Division of General OB/GYN. Dr. Knight received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. She completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of South Carolina in Greeneville. She continued her training with a fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, New York, where she was also a Clinical Instructor. Dr. Knight’s clinical interests include minimally invasive fertility-sparing surgery, including myomectomy and resection of endometriosis, as well as complex hysterectomy and treatment of benign pelvic masses.