Team Member Bio: Dr. Najwa Javed

Dr. Javed will be joining IEP for her first mission with the team. Like the others on our medical team, she's very accomplished with a wide range of experience and training. 

Doctor Javed grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman and received a Bachelor’s in Biochemistry and a minor in Ethno cultural Anthropology. After graduating from undergrad she moved to Fort Worth, Texas to pursue a Master’s in Clinical Research and Biostatistics at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center.  

She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2002, where she attended the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland on a four-year scholarship. She graduated with a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine and received the Phillip Gardner Award for Excellence in Podiatric Medicine. 

She completed her residency training at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Palo Alto and Stanford Hospital. During her residency training, she continued to pursue research and particpated in multiple research proposals and a publication. Dr. Javed also focused on diabetic limb salvage and rearfoot reconstruction surgery. Caring for these complex conditions is her specialty and passion. 

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