(Oshkosh, Wis.) —Affinity Health System and Ministry Health Care are pleased to welcome Hashim Mumtaz, MD, to Affinity Medical Group’s hospitalist program at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh.
A board-certified internal medicine specialist and hospitalist, Dr. Mumtaz treats medical issues for all men and women 18 years of age and older while they are inpatients in the hospital.
He has a special interest in critical care, ventilator management, bedside procedures and caring for patients who have multiple health issues. Dr. Mumtaz’s goal of care is to address every problem that caused the patient’s admission to the hospital. He considers the patient’s family culture and religious beliefs when making medical decisions about treatment.
Dr. Mumtaz received his premedical degree from Islamabad College for Boys in Islamabad, Pakistan. He earned his MBBS degree from Rawalpindi Medical College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. Dr. Mumtaz also speaks Hindi and Urdu.
"I love disaster relief work," said Dr. Mumtaz. "In October 2005, I provided earthquake relief work in Pakistan." When not in the office, Dr. Mumtaz enjoys basketball, soccer and cricket, traveling the world and religious studies.
About Ministry Health Care
Ministry Health Care (ministryhealth.org) which includes Affinity Health System, is an integrated healthcare delivery network serving more than 1.1 million people across Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota. Ministry generates nearly $2.2 billion in annual operating revenue with 15 hospitals, 46 clinics and 10,000 associates, including 700 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. In 2013, Ministry Health Care joined Ascension, the largest Catholic and not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. In that same year, Ministry became part of Integrated Health Network (IHN), which represents more than 5,000 physicians, 500 clinics and 42 hospitals in northern, central and eastern Wisconsin. IHN was created to improve the quality, efficiency and value of healthcare services in the markets served by its members.
Ministry is ranked among the top 20 percent of healthcare systems in the country according to Truven Health Analytics, and five Ministry hospitals are ranked in the top 10 in the state in Medicare’s Hospital Value Based Purchasing (VBP) program. Network Health, co-owned by Ministry Health Care and Froedtert Health, has received 4½-star recognition by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its Medicare Advantage plans.
Ascension (ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2015, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Approximately 160,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers serve in 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia as part of Ascension’s Healthcare Division. Through its Solutions Division, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.