Dr. Islam trained in Connecticut and New York, in well known Yale University and Cornell University programs. He did not like the bitter cold of Northeast Coast and moved to Port Arthur area. He completed three years of Internal Medicine training to be a good Internal Medicine physician and pursued further subspecialty of Cardiovascular Diseases for another three years of training. He is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Cardiovascular disease. He is well trained in Preventive Cardiology, and also board certified in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr. Islam is a very compassionate, ever smiling physician. Caring for patients in need is his prime target. He skillfully encourages people to comply with and follow published and standard recommendations. Besides giving emphasis on preventive cardiology, he enjoys echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, pacemaker placement, heart failure management etc.
As a standard of Gulf Coast Cardiology Group, Dr. Islam enjoys meeting patients personally, and not through a nurse practitioner. He delivers patient care directly by physician to patient, without any intervening third party. He has privileges to perform his patient care in all area hospitals, including The Medical Center, St Mary Hospital and Renaissance Hospital.