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Dr. Mir M. Ahmad, MD

Nephrology

Male, Age 43, Graduated 1995, King Edward Medical University

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Dr. Ahmad's Care Philosophy

As a nephrologist over last 15 years I have worked in all branches of nephrology including Transplant nephrology, General nephrology and Interventional nephrology. One thing set me apart is my love for patients. I always felt an attachment with my patients since my residency time. Despite all the pressure of managed health care, that passion has not died. My goal always been to provide best possible care to all of my patients.

Dr. Ahmad's Specialty

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

What Is a Specialty or Area of Special Expertise?

A specialty is the branch of medicine in which a doctor has completed advanced clinical training and education. Most doctors are board certified in their specialty. To receive the best healthcare for your needs, consider choosing a doctor who specializes in your particular medical condition. A specialist will concentrate on your specific needs and will be familiar with the best treatment methods.

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A specialty is the branch of medicine in which a doctor has completed advanced clinical training and education. Most doctors are board certified in their specialty. To receive the best healthcare for your needs, consider choosing a doctor who specializes in your particular medical condition. A specialist will concentrate on your specific needs and will be familiar with the best methods of treatment. 

Examples of specialists are a pediatrician who focuses on the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood; or a cardiologist who specializes in diseases and conditions of the heart and blood vessels. 

A doctor may have more than one specialty, along with one or more subspecialties. For instance, a doctor could specialize in internal medicine and have a subspecialty in infectious disease. A subspecialty is a concentration within a specialty. 

Your primary care doctor (who is often a specialist in family medicine or internal medicine) can help you choose the right type of specialist. In fact, some health insurance plans require a referral from your primary care doctor before you visit a specialist.

Dr. Ahmad's License & Board Certification

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Nephrology
  • Licensed in New Jersey
  • Licensed in New York
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

Why Is Board Certification Important?

Board certification requires extensive training and a rigorous review of a doctor’s knowledge, experience and skill in a medical specialty. Board certification also means that a doctor is actively improving his or her practice of medicine through continuing education. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition. 

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Board certification requires extensive training and a rigorous review of a doctor’s knowledge, experience and skill in a medical specialty. Board certification also means that a doctor is actively improving his or her practice of medicine through continuing education. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition. 

A doctor who is board certified has taken an important step beyond getting a required state medical license to practice. Some doctors choose not to apply for board certification. A doctor who is not board certified may be an excellent doctor who is fully licensed to practice medicine in his or her state. 

If you are considering a doctor who is not board certified, consider asking the doctor why he or she is not certified. This information might provide you important background information to help you decide whether or not to see that doctor.

  • Angioplasty
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis & IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Procedures
  • Renal Transplant
  • Weight Loss Program
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Anemia
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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Dr. Ahmad's Education & Training

  • Medical Schools:

    • King Edward Medical University
      Graduated: 1995
  • Internship Hospital:

    • Va
      Graduated: 1996
  • Residency Hospital:

    • Mt Sinai School Med/Va
      Graduated: 1998
  • Fellowship Hospital:

    • UMDNJ Cooper Hospital
      Graduated: 2000
  • Undergraduate Schools:

    • Government College Lahore
      Graduated: 1988
  • Other Education:

    • American Board Of Vascular Medicine
      Graduated: 2010
    • American Siciety Of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
      Graduated: 2007

What Is a Residency?

Residency is a medical training program that a doctor completes to gain expertise in a specialty. To receive the best healthcare for your needs, consider choosing a doctor who has completed a residency and therefore specializes in the area of your particular medical condition. A specialist will concentrate on your specific needs and will be familiar with the best treatment methods.

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Residency is a medical training program that a doctor completes to gain expertise in a specialty. To receive the best healthcare for your needs, consider choosing a doctor who has completed a residency and therefore specializes in the area of your particular medical condition. A specialist will concentrate on your specific needs and will be familiar with the best treatment methods.

Examples of specialists are a pediatrician who focuses on the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood; or a cardiologist who specializes in diseases and conditions of the heart and blood vessels.

Residency training takes place in accredited hospitals or other healthcare facilities under the supervision of experienced doctors. Residency training lasts from three to seven years, and the exact duration varies from specialty to specialty. Residency is required for specialty board certification.

Dr. Ahmad's Background Check

Malpractice

No malpractice history found for New Jersey

Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data

Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data

Dr. Ahmad's Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Dr. Ahmad's Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
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