Asim Ahmed Abbasi, M.D.

Asim Ahmed Abbasi, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 655
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital

Professional Bio

Dr. Abbasi attended undergraduate studies at Northwestern University where he completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Evolutionary Biology. Prior to attending medical school, he worked for two years at the National Institutes of Health as a research fellow, creating a mice model system for a protein involved in the cell cycle.

After medical school at the University of Toledo, he completed his residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester. In addition, he completed a Master's degree in Public Health at the Community and Preventitive Medicine program.

He is currently a Senior Instructor in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award | Department of Emergency Medicine | University of Rochester 2014
Patient and Family-Centered Care Top Performer's Award | University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital 2012 - 2013

Current Appointments

Senior Instructor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD) - Primary
Senior Instructor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Pediatric Emergency Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | The University of Toledo College of Medicine2006
BA | Arts & Sciences | Northwestern University2000
MPH | Community and Preventitive Medicine | University of RochesterAttended 2009 - 2012

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2009 - 06/30/2012
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2007 - 06/30/2009
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007