Kamran Abbasi was born in Karachi, Pakistan but spent his early childhood in the United Arab Emirates. He immigrated to the US in 1983 and had called the D/FW area home since 1984. He attended University of Texas at Arlington and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1994. He proceeded to go on to medical school and completed his residency in St. Louis, Missouri in 2003. Since August of 2003 he has called Tulsa, Oklahoma his new home.
He is a physician who has Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care. He spent 14 years as a Hospitalist in Claremore, Oklahoma. In January of 2018 he joined St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, once again as a Hospitalist. He has worked with 3 different Hospice companies over the years as an Associate Medical Director along with above.
He is married and has 4 daughters, all of whom attend Peace Academy in Tulsa, where he has served as a board member and chairman. He recently finished a term as a board member at Islamic Society of Tulsa, where he also served and continues to serve as an interim Outreach Director until that position is filled. He is often invited to various venues to talk about Islam and misconceptions surrounding the faith, as well as welcoming a variety of Educational and Religious Institutions to IST for tours and educational sessions about the faith.
He has a special interest in Interfaith relations and went to the Holy Land (Palestine/Israel) as part of a 22-person Interfaith group (post-invitation) in January of 2017, arranged by Oklahoma Conference of Churches and attended by Dr. Rev. William Tabbernee, Dr. Imam Imad Enchassi and Rabbi Vered Harris as group leaders.