Dr. Awais Ahmed Mulla was born in Karachi, Pakistan and finished his undergraduate schooling at DJ Sindh Government Science College with honors in 2010. He obtained his medical degree at Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi in 2016. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Mulla spent time working on his research in 2017, which primarily focused on cardiovascular diseases and volunteering at multiple healthcare organizations in Pakistan and United States, solidifying his decision to become a hospitalist. He completed his residency at One Brooklyn Health and its affiliated hospitals. Upon graduating from his residency program, Dr. Mulla joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, Barnes Jewish Hospital as an Instructor in July 2022. He has multiple interests in medicine, research, and teaching. He continues to further enhance his training through different programs and using his years of experience in patient care.
He enjoys teaching and working with multiple internal and external healthcare stakeholders, to bring optimal healthcare treatment for his patients. Dr. Mulla’s current areas of interest as a physician and clinical instructor are inequalities in healthcare, immunotherapy, and evidence-based medicine. He looks forward on focusing on evidence-based practices to help his patients with multiple co-morbidities and malignances. His key interests are evidence-based medicine, immunocompromised adults with multiple co-morbidities, post-transplant care and malignancies such as lymphoma/leukemia. His research areas include inequality in the health care system, anticoagulation and immunotherapy. He enjoys spending time with family and friends. Outside of medicine, Dr. Mulla is an avid football fan, world traveler, and mentor to the youth in the community. He looks forward to providing care for his patients and being a valued resource for his students in the Department of Medicine.