Imam Anwer Imam

Director of Religious Affairs

“I cannot promise that I’ll be the best Imam, but what I can promise you is that I’ll come to work every single day with my sleeves rolled up ready to get to work. I can promise you that I will be sincere in everything I do. I can promise you that I will come with n open mind and open heart in an inclusive non-judgemental environment and that I will prioritize you, YOU will be my priority…”

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday by appointment


Imam Anwer graduated from the ’Alimiyyah (Islamic Scholarship) Program from the Qalam Seminary where he studied under a number of scholars and teachers including Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda, Mufti Husain Kamani, Shaykh Mikaeel Ahmed Smith, and Mufti Muntasir al-Zaman. Imam Anwer earned a sanad and ijazah (certificate of authenticity and traditional teaching license) in the memorization and recitation of the Holy Qur’an under Shaykh Uthman Khan. Imam Anwer has previously served as the Imam and Religious Director at the Islamic Association of Mid-Cities (IAMC) and is a former instructor in the Rufqa Program at the Taqwa Islamic Seminary.

Imam Anwer graduated from Stony Brook University with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from the Department of Biology with a concentration in Developmental Molecular Genetics and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from the Department of History with a concentration in Global History and Social Change. He then attended the University of Medicine and Health Sciences (UMHS) and graduated with honors as a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). He currently serves as the Imam and Director of Religious Affairs at the Nueces Mosque