Dr. Rafique Ahmed, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 60

6569 N Charles St Suite 600
Towson, MD 21204
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Dr. Ahmed:

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Dr. Ahmed's Experience

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Dr. Ahmed's Care Philosophy

Dr. Ahmed's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Ahmed Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Ahmed Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
7601 Osler Drive
Towson, MD 21204
Medstar Harbor Hospital
3001 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD 21225

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ahmed

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Chesapeake CardioVascular Associates
GBMC Physicians Pavilion West
6569 N Charles St Suite 600
Towson, MD 21204
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    Dr. Ahmed's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Ahmed's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiology
    • Cardiovascular Disease, 1995
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Defibrillator Implantation
    • Electrophysiological Studies
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiac Arrest
    • Cardiac Arrhythmia
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Ahmed

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rajshahi Medical College
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1992
    West Los Angeles Va Mc
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Complete in 1995
    Va Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ahmed & Staff

    • English
    • Bengali
    • Japanese
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Ahmed's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 8 hospitals where Dr. Ahmed has admitting privileges:

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    • Medstar Harbor Hospital

    • University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

    • Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital

    • Medstar Union Memorial Hospital

    • Greater Baltimore Medical Center

    • Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center

    • Western Maryland Regional Medical Center

    • Mercy Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ahmed

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends

    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Ahmed's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ahmed
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Ahmed accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

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    Chesapeake CardioVascular Associates
    GBMC Physicians Pavilion West
    6569 N Charles St Suite 600
    Towson, MD 21204
    (410) 825-5150 (Office)
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