Asrar Sheikh, MD, is a highly skilled and experienced internal medicine physician serving patients at Family Urgent Care, which has locations in Schererville, Indiana, and the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Sheikh brings over 19 years of medical experience to his patients living in Northwest Indiana and the Greater Chicagoland area.
Dr. Sheikh began his medical pursuits at the Islamabad College for Boys, located in Islamabad, Pakistan. He earned his pre-medical higher secondary school certificate from the institution in 1989. Dr. Sheikh then earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Rawalpindi Medical College, which is also located in Islamabad, Pakistan, in 1995.
Soon after, Dr. Sheikh accepted a position as House Officer for the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences' Department of Medicine and Psychiatry. He has also completed various internships and residencies, including a surgical residency at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences and an internal medicine residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, located in the Bronx, New York and another at the St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, affiliated with Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Today, Dr. Sheikh is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
At Family Urgent Care, Dr. Sheikh uses his medical expertise to help treat a variety of acute injuries and illnesses in an expedient fashion. He and his team routinely provide illness treatments for ailments like the flu, pneumonia, hand-foot-mouth disease, pink eye, the common cold, bronchitis, ear infections, and much more. They also provide primary care, family care, women's health appointments, weight loss services, and injury and extensive care right in their offices.
Over the years, patients have come to love and appreciate Dr. Sheikh for his personable demeanor and caring bedside manner. In fact, he's been awarded numerous Patient Choice Awards on platforms like Healthgrades and Vitals.
Dr. Sheikh is currently accepting new patients and welcomes them to schedule an appointment or walk into either Family Urgent Care location at any time.