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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 34

18444 N 25th Ave Ste 210
Phoenix, AZ 85023
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Dr. Ahmed's Experience

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Dr. Ahmed's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Ahmed Performs

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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Hospital Quality

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Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
1111 East Mcdowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006

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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
The CORE Institute
The CORE Institute - North Phoenix
18444 N 25th Ave Ste 210
Phoenix, AZ 85023
The CORE Institute
Peoria
10494 W Thunderbird Blvd Ste 102
Sun City, AZ 85351
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    Dr. Ahmed's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
    • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
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    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY UPSTATE MED UNIV
    Graduated in 2005

    Internship Hospital

    SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Complete in 2006

    Residency Hospital

    SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Complete in 2010

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 2011

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Buffalo
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ahmed & Staff

    • English
    • Hindi
  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

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ahmed

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ahmed
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    • Arizona Medical Network
    • Arizona PHCS
    • Assurant Health
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    • AZ Health Concepts
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    • Caremark Pharmacy
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    • Christian Care
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    • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
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    • CRS
    • Delta Dental
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    • El Paso First Health Plan
    • Employers Dental Service
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    • Galaxy Health Network
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    • Global Excel Insurance
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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    • National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
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    • United American Insurance Company
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    • USA Managed Care Organization
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    • Worker's Compensation
    • WPS Health Insurance
    • Yavapai Long Term Care
    • Zenith Administrators Inc
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    Office Locations

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    The CORE Institute
    The CORE Institute - North Phoenix
    18444 N 25th Ave Ste 210
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (866) 610-1408 (Office)
    (866) 939-2673 (Fax)
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    The CORE Institute
    Peoria
    10494 W Thunderbird Blvd Ste 102
    Sun City, AZ 85351
    (866) 610-1408 (Office)
    (866) 939-2673 (Fax)
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