Dr. Tashin Mustaque joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July, 2019.
Dr. Mustaque was born and raised in Dhaka, Bangladesh where he has completed all of his schooling. He is the youngest of three siblings. Growing up, he had special interest in sports and science. He has played club level cricket and has participated in different indoor and outdoor sports at school and university level. His main hobbies are playing and watching sports, and driving. His interest in medicine developed from a very young age. His main inspiration has been his mother. Dr. Mustaque graduated from Bangladesh Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2012, where he also did one year of internship. Afterwards, he enrolled in an Internal Medicine fellowship training under Bangladesh College of Physician and Surgeons (BCPS) and trained there for 2 years. Then he moved to the U.S. and finished his Internal Medicine residency training in 2019 from SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in St Louis. During his years of training, Dr. Mustaque has learned to manage the most commonly presenting health problems (management of HF, DM associated complication, COPD, AKI/CKD, drug overdose associated complication, etc.) and received adequate exposure to rarer disease processes as well. He has been involved in basic research projects regarding targeting calcium signaling for developing more sophisticated cancer therapy. He has presented many posters involving infectious disease, immunization, COPD, and diabetes. Also, Dr. Mustaque has presented on evidence-based pain management in difficult subgroups of patients for grand rounds. He has special interest in hospital medicine, academic teaching, development of international medicine, and oncology. He is also interested in getting involved in research projects involving gene therapy for cancer treatment and dialysis for cirrhosis and liver failure patients in the future.