Physician Info

Dr. Kashif has been in practice in Charlotte, NC since 1993 and has had a long standing clinical and research interest in Rheumatologic conditions.

Dr. Kashif has been the principal investigator in many research studies in the area of immune-mediated disease, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.

Education & Training
  • Dr. Kashif is a graduate is a 1983 honors graduate from Cairo University School of Medicine.
  • Dr. Kashif served his internship and residency in internal medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine.
  • He completed his rheumatology fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut from 1991-1993.
Current Professional & Committee Memberships
  • North Carolina Rheumatology Associate : 2002-present
  • Mecklenburg Medical Society : 1993-preset
  • North Carolina Medical Society : 1993-present
  • Member of United Rheumatology
  • Member of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)
  • Dr. Kashif has been board certified in rheumatology and a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology since 1993.
  • He was elected as a fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2010.
  • In 1993 Dr. Kashif moved to Charlotte, North Carolina to join the Nalle Clinic as chairman of the Department of Rheumatology from 1993 – 2000.
  • In 2000, along with his colleagues, Dr. Robert J. Kipnis, Dr. Andrew J. Laster and Dr. Gary B. Maniloff founded Arthritis & Osteoporosis Consultants of the Carolinas (AOCC).
Awards & Honors
  • Dr. Kashif has served as the rheumatology consultant for the NBA Charlotte Bobcats team since 2008.
  • He was named amongst the “top doctors” of rheumatology for the Charlotte area by the Center of the Study of Services, Consumer Guide / Checkbook Magazine, Businesses of North Carolina and Charlotte Magazine.
  • Dr. Kashif and his wife, Dr. Elhemaily, a pediatrician, have been married for over 30 years and are the proud parents of two young adults.
  • Charlotte Top Doctor 2022, 2023
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