Dr. Sattar was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors from the University of Chicago in 1993 and went on to earn his MD degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in 2001. He underwent residency training in a combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) program at the University of Chicago, where he was appointed as chief resident during his final year of training. Dr. Sattar is currently an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago where he serves as a full-time academic surgical pathologist with a specialization in breast pathology. An active academician, Dr. Sattar has authored several published research articles and abstracts and has authored the female reproductive and breast chapter in the upcoming edition of Robbins Basic Pathology.
Despite a busy schedule, Dr. Sattar’s passion is medical education. He officially serves as Associate Director of Pritzker’s integrated pathophysiology and therapeutics course, which allows him to regularly lecture, interact, and hold review sessions with second year medical students. Additionally, he independently developed a highly popular, month-long pathology review course which he teaches at the University of Chicago. The course integrates key concepts from the preclinical years with basic principles of pathology. As a testament to his commitment to medical education, Dr. Sattar has been teaching USMLE board review courses for almost a decade and is currently one of the most highly ranked and sought after instructors at Kaplan MedicalTM. Overall, Dr. Sattar has been instrumental in helping thousands of students, in the US and abroad, maximize their potential during coursework and examinations allowing them to reach their academic and professional goals..