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Bimal H. Ashar

Ashar.BimalDr. BIMAL H. ASHAR completed his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Ashar completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland. He subsequently became Chief Resident and a faculty member at Case Western. Dr. Ashar left Cleveland in 1998 at which time he joined the faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He is Board-certified in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Ashar is an active member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and has served as President for the Mid-Atlantic region. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Ashar is very involved in medical education. He has served as an advisor and mentor for the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Colleges Program and has been a member of the medical school’s admissions committee. His primary research interests include use of dietary supplements and its regulation, preventive medicine, and medical education. He has authored numerous book chapters and articles on these topics. Dr. Ashar is also an editor of the Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review Book, which is in its 5th edition.

Dr. Ashar became the Clinical Director for the Division of General Internal Medicine at the end of 2011 and is the Medical Director for the Johns Hopkins Executive & Preventive Health Program.