Muhammad Anwer | Pulmonology Cedar Rapids
UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital

Muhammad Anwer, M.D.

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Moving Lung Cancer Care in the Right Direction

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women—and the leading cause of cancer death. “The problem with lung cancer,” explains Dr. Anwer, “is by the time you have symptoms, generally the cancer is very advanced.” Today early detection is helping doctors save lives. “We’ve diagnosed some patients at stage one,” says Dr. Anwer. “Their cancer was so small we could treat it with just radiation therapy. If diagnosis had been delayed a year, things could be very different.” Read more.



Areas of Interest

Asthma, Chronic Lung Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Function Studies, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonology

Accepts Children


College/Medical School

Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan


Internal Medicine residency, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, New York; Ear, Nose Throat resident, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan; and Internal Medicine resident, Shalamar Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Internal Medicine / Subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care


Critical Care fellowship, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York and Pulmonary fellowship, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, New York