Naaz Malek, PA-C
Partner & COO
Naaz Malek is the lead physician assistant for Vituity Physicians’ Group’s Atlanta site, at Emory Decatur and Hillindale Hospital’s Emergency Department. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast News Journalism from UGA, a Master of Health Sciences from the University of South Alabama, and is board-certified to practice Emergency Medicine.
Among her many roles in healthcare, Naaz serves as a national speaker for Vituity, conducting and creating procedural workshops & literature reviews at their conferences. She works as a clinical preceptor and adjunct lecturer for physician assistant faculties at Emory University, Philadelphia College of Medicine, and the Morehouse College of Medicine. And is a representative for the Society of Emergency Medicine of Physician Assistant (SEMPA) to the Georgia College of Emergency Physicians (GCEP).
In her travels to Himachal Pradesh, India with the Himalayan Health Exchange, Naaz’s medical team, offered healthcare to approximately 2,000 villagers and Indo-Tibetan refugees. And in the recent pandemic crisis, Malek lended her skills, treating patients in the New York City Health and Hospital (NYCH+H) systems as a part of a COVID-19 relief team.
As a broadcast news journalist in her field, and humanitarian, Malek served as a reporter for the Grady Newsource, and assisted Sanjay Gupta, M.D. and Elizabeth Cohen, chief medical correspondents for CNN. She is a live TV moderator for the Ismaili’s Professional Network, created an audio tour for Rays of Light: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat, and hosts a weekly an on-air web show for the Southeast Ismaili Council’s Communication team, recapping major Ismaili events. In her spare time, she writes, edits, and produces multi-media content for various organizations and non-profits such as The Foundation for a Better Life. Under her own production company, Daariya Productions, she wields her passion for story-telling to raise awareness, unify and educate communities struggling to overcome their differences.