Some U.K. Muslim Physicians Betraying Islam and the Medical Profession

Posted on July 5, 2007


Source: New York Post
Dr. Asma Mobin-Uddin, M.D.

July 4, 2007 — AS THE investigation of the terror plots in London and Glasgow unfolds, I am experiencing the emotions I often do in hearing that people associated with my faith are involved – incredulity, anger, and outrage that once again, these heinous acts are associated with people professing to be Muslims.

But this time, my sense of disbelief and betrayal reaches a new level as I learn that many of those accused share not only my faith but also my profession.

The thought of physicians treating patients while secretly plotting to kill innocent people sickens and angers me on a new level.

It is the ultimate betrayal of the trust placed in them to use their hands for healing, their intellects for diagnosis , and their demeanors to bring comfort to the sick.

As a Muslim physician, I believe the gifts I have been given are entrusted to me by God for the purpose of serving humanity. [more]

Please click here to read the whole article by Dr. Mobin-Uddin. Dr. Asma Mobin-Uddin is a pediatrician in Columbus, Ohio, and the board chairwoman for the Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

CNN Interview with Dr. Mobin-Uddin