Dr. A Alim Khandekar was born in British India, grew up in Dhaka, Bangladesh and moved to USA in 1970. He received his medical degree from Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka in 1970. He is a Board certified General, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeon and is currently practicing in Memphis TN. He is a member of Society of Thoracic Surgery, American College of Surgery. Dr. Khandekar has served as President of NABIC’s Board of Directors and has been a member of Board of Regents since 2012. Currently Dr. Khandekar is member of the board of trustee of the Muslim Society of Memphis. He is actively involved in interfaith activities & local community services.