California Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Appointment of Asif Mahmood to Medical Board

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) – California Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointment:

Asif Mahmood, 58, of Bradbury, has been appointed to the Medical Board of California.  Mahmood has been a practicing physician for internal medicine and pulmonary diseases at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena since 2000.  He was chief of staff at the Greater El Monte Hospital from 2011 to 2012.  Mahmood is a member of the board of directors of the East Los Angeles College Foundation and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, United States Western Region.  He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Sind Medical College.  This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Mahmood is a Democrat.