Dr. Mohammad Masud Karim, Gold Medalist, General, Laparoscopic, Hepatobiliary and Colorectal Sugeon was born in Dhalai Union of Hathazari Upazilla in Chittagong District. After completion of his primary he was admitted in Katir Hat High School where he was first boy and completed is SSC in 1986. Then he admitted Hajji Mohammad Mohsin Government College, Chittagong from where he completed his HSC in 1988 with distinction. He admitted in Rangpur Medical College. He stood 6th (6th stand) in first professional examination, 1st (1st stand) in second professional examination and 1st (1st stand) in third/final professional examination under Rajshahi University. He was academically awarded as ‘Gold Medalist’ by same university.He also awared from BARD(Cumilla) for distinction in Foundation Tranning. After completion of his Internship in 1996 from Rangpur Medical college Hospital he joined Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission as Medical Officer and posted in Sylhet M A G Osmani Medical College Center. After completion of his FCPS and MS part-I he joined in BIRDEM hospital and trained under Professor Humayun Kabir Chowdhury, renowned laparoscopic surgeon. Then he trained in Casualty department of Dhaka Medical College for about four years. He also worked as an assistant registrar of Urology under Professor M A Salam, world renowned urologist in Banga Bandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). He joined in government service in 2001after completion of 20th BCS. Then he trained in Chittagong Medical College under Professor Margub Hossain, legendary professor of surgery.
He completed his FCPS in Surgery in January 2004 from Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS) and promoted as junior consultant of surgery in that year. Then he went to Singapore and completed his fellowship in Hepatbiliary, Pancreatic and Liver Transplant Surgery from National University Hospital (NUH) under the mentorship of Professor John Isaac. He came back home and joined in Chittagong Medical College as Consultant of Surgery. In the meantime, he also completed his master’s course in Urology in Chittagong Medical College. He also completed fellowship in Colorectal surgery from Tulane University Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He also completed his fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) from India. He was promoted as assistant professor in 2013 and worked in Chittagong Medical College and Hospital. He was promoted as Associate Professor of Surgery in 2017 and currently working as such in the department of surgery of Chittagong Medical College and Hospital. He is a popular teacher among the students. He participated and presented papers in national and international conferences and visited about forty countries.
He has many publications in home and abroad. He is a life member of Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC), Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA), Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS), Society of Surgeons of Bangladesh (SOSB), Society of laparoscopic surgeons of Bangladesh (SLSB), Endo Laparoscopic surgeons of Asia (ELSA), Society of American Gastro Intestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI), Chittagong Doctors Club (CDC), Chittagong Officers Club (COC) and Chittagong Club Ltd (CCL) etc. He is taking care of his private patient at Chevron Clinical Lab Pvt. Ltd. at Panchlaish Chittagong. His wife is Dr. Moshammat Zebunnesa, Gynecologist and Infertility specialist at Chittagong Medical College Hospital and Chevron. He is blessed by Allah with son Jawad Karim and daughter Jaima Karim. Both are studying in Chittagong Grammar School (CGS).