Dr Aslam Amod graduated at the University of Natal in 1988 and is a Fellow of the College of Physicians in South Africa as well as the Royal College of Physicians in London. He is certified in the sub-speciality of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
He is an endocrinologist in private practice at the Life Chatsmed Garden Hospital, and is also a lecturer at the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Kwa Zulu Natal. He has also been a past lecturer at the Cardiff University School of Medicine in Wales.
Aslam has always been actively involved in clinical and academic medicine, clinical research and medical education for the past 30 years. He lectures widely in the field of endocrinology, has presented at local and international congresses, and has published more than 45 articles in local and international journals. He has served as an executive member and chairperson of many medical societies. Currently he is an executive member of The Faculty of Consulting Physicians of South Africa as well as The Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa [SEMDSA]. Aslam is also the chairman and chief editor for the (SEMDSA) Type 2 Diabetes Guidelines for South Africa since 2011.