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About M. Monjur Alam, MD, MHA

M. Monjur Alam, MD, MHA, is a board-certified family medicine physician dedicated to providing full-spectrum primary care for patients of all ages, including children, adults and seniors. He is experienced in managing complex wounds. His practice emphasizes preventive care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of various medical conditions, including hypertension, heart disease, endocrine conditions like diabetes, thyroid disorder, lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, skin disease and gastrointestinal conditions. He also has interest in pediatric and women's health issues, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions, and behavioral health conditions, including depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Alam also performs skin procedures like biopsies, lesion removals and joint injections.

Listening to his patients is a top priority. Dr. Alam considers patients as partners in treatment planning and decision making and aims to build a trustworthy, long-term clinical relationship with them. He also has experience in physician leadership and clinical practice management. Helping the health system function better for patients, providers and staff is one of his overarching goals.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Alam cared for patients at Abrazo Medical Group Parkway in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Abrazo Health Wound Care clinic in Phoenix and Sanford Health in East Grand Forks, Minn. He also has taught at the Abrazo Family Medicine Residency Program in Phoenix.

Dr. Alam completed a fellowship in primary care faculty development at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix. He did his residency in family medicine at University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wis. He also holds a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Phoenix in Arizona and medical degree (MBBS) from the University of Rajshahi's Rangpur Medical College in Rangpur, Bangladesh. He is board certified in family medicine.

Dr. Alam is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) from the American Association of Physicians Leadership, and holds certification in wound care from the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy.

He is a member of the American College of Physicians. He also speaks Hindi and Bengali.

In his free time, Dr. Alam enjoys spending time with his family and friends, performing arts, traveling with his wife and experiencing different cultures and cuisines.

For more information, see Primary Care and Family Medicine.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI

Residency

  • University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI

Master's Degree

  • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Medical Degree

  • University of Rajshahi Rangpur Medical College

Gender

  • Male

Languages

  • Bengali
  • Hindi

Date Joined Staff

  • 2020-08-05

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Family Practice
  • Care for All Ages
  • Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Management of Common and Long-Term Illnesses in Children and Adults
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Women's Health
  • Primary Care
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Wellness and Disease Prevention
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Neurologic Disorders
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Joint Injections
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

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