Dr. Ahmed S. Ahmed, MD

Dr. Ahmed S. Ahmed, MD

Cardiology | Male | 46 years old

Dr. Ahmed has an extensive background in Cardiovascular Disease Screening and management. He has published...Read more

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  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologynull
  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Interventional Cardiologynull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      60 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
      • Anthem Blue Cross
      • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Assurant Health
      • Beech Street (Multiplan)
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
      • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • Coventry Health Care
      • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
      • Coventry Health Care of Florida
      • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
      • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
      • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
      • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
      • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
      • EmblemHealth
      • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
      • HAP Insurance
      • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
      • Humana
      • Independence Blue Cross
      • Medicaid
      • Medicaid of Kentucky
      • Medicare
      • Meridian Health Plan
      • Molina Healthcare
      • MultiPlan
      • Peach State Health Plan
      • Premera Blue Cross
      • Principal Financial Group
      • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
      • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
      • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • Wellcare of Georgia
      • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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      The cardiologists of The Heart Center provide a wide range of services that focus on the prevention, prompt diagnosis, and state-of-the-art treatment of cardiovascular disease. We pride ourselves in being an exceptional practice where patients come first. All of our physicians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, maintaining the highest level of accreditation in cardiology to address the special needs of those we are privileged to serve.

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      I have always loved coming to this office. Everyone is always so great, Maria, the doctor, all you guys. Its why we come back. We love it.
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      Dr. Ahmed is just the best. I just love him. He is just THE BEST.
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      Perfect, perfect, perfect. The whole office is perfect.
      Webster, TX |
      Dr. Ahmed and his staff are awesome. I'd rate them a 15 if I could. I've referred Dr. Ahmed to everyone I know.
      Webster, TX |
      Everything is always wonderful, except for the wait time.
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      I didn't really have any questions, but Dr. Ahmed reviewed my test and made me feel like I had another few years ahead of me.
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Adult Cardiology
      • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
      • Cardiac Aneurysms
      • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
      • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
      • Cardiovascular Nuclear Radiology
      • Internal Medicine
      • Interventional Cardiology

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      • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Interventional Cardiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Accelerated Hypertension
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
      • Angina
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
      • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Autonomic Dysreflexia
      • Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Benign Tumor
      • Buerger's Disease
      • Cardiac Arrest
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
      • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
      • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
      • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
      • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
      • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
      • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
      • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
      • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
      • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Carotid Artery Stenosis
      • Carotid Atherosclerosis
      • Carotid Sinus Syncope
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
      • Coronary Artery Calcification
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
      • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
      • Coronary Atherosclerosis
      • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
      • Dissecting Aneurysm
      • Endocarditis
      • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
      • Exertional Hypertension
      • False Aneurysm
      • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
      • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
      • Familial Hypertension
      • Femoral Aneurysm
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Palpitations
      • High Cholesterol
      • High-Risk Hypertension
      • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of apo B-100
      • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
      • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
      • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
      • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
      • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
      • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
      • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
      • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
      • Hypotension
      • Iliac Aneurysm
      • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
      • Labile Hypertension
      • Limb Swelling
      • Ludwig's Angina
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Multifocal Premature Beats
      • Neurogenic Hypertension
      • Orthostatic Hypotension
      • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
      • Pediatric Hypertension
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Pericarditis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Popliteal Aneurysm
      • Portal Hypertension
      • Primary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Raynaud's Disease
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Renal Hypertension
      • Resistant Hypertension
      • Ruptured Aneurysm
      • Saccular Aneurysm
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Suprarenal Aneurysm
      • Syncope
      • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
      • Unstable Angina
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Hypertension
      • Ventricular Fibrillation
      • Visceral Aneurysm
      • White Coat Hypertension

      Procedures Performed

      • 3D Quantitative Echocardiography
      • 3D Ultrasound
      • Ablation
      • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Aneurysm Stenting
      • Angioplasty
      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
      • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
      • Atherectomy
      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Balloon Angioplasty
      • B-Scan Ultrasound
      • Cardiac Ablation
      • Cardiac Angiography
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Doppler
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Event Monitor
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiac Rehabilitation
      • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Complex Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Ablation
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Coronary Atherectomy
      • Coronary Stenting
      • Coumadin® Management
      • Cryoablation
      • Defibrillator Implantation
      • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
      • Diagnostic Ultrasound
      • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
      • Echocardiography
      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Endoscopic Ultrasound
      • Extremity Ultrasound
      • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
      • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
      • Laser Angioplasty
      • Minimally Invasive Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Nuclear Stress Testing
      • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
      • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Pacemaker Monitoring
      • Pacemaker Therapy for Heart Failure
      • Peripheral Angioplasty
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
      • Renal Artery Angioplasty
      • Stenting
      • Stress Echocardiogram
      • Thrombolysis
      • Tilt Table Testing
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
      • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)
      • Ultrasound, Cardiac
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Stenting

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Texas.

      • 0
        Sanctions

        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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Kasr-El-Aini University

        Graduated in 1990

      • Internship Hospital
        University of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch

        Completed in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        University Tx Med Brch

        Completed in 2001

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Mo
      • Undergraduate School
        Lycee francais

        Graduated in 1987

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French Creole
      • Arabic
      • French
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Ahmed's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Ahmed's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Ahmed

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Ahmed's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Ahmed has an extensive background in Cardiovascular Disease Screening and management. He has published in many notable medical journals and presented at national conferences. Dr. Ahmed has received numerous Excellency Awards, including the Cardiology Fellows Forum of Excellence Award from the American Heart Association, he has particular interest in the risk factors of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and high cholesterol and their effects on the heart.

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      Dr. Ahmed says...

      Dr Ahmed Ahmed, now part of the Clinical faculty at the University of Texas Medical Center School of Medicine, earned his Medical degree in Kar El-Einy Medical School, Cairo University where he graduated with honors, he completed his Internal Medicine Residency training in the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and went on to join the Cardiology Fellowship program in the University of Missouri in Columbia.

      Dr Ahmed subsequently pursued advanced training in the Cardiology Subspecialty of Interventional Cardiology in the where he received specialized training in treating blocked arteries in the heart and legs with state of the art technology and devices.

      Dr Ahmed is a Diplomat of five prestigious Board Certification including Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology and Advanced Heart failure and Cardiac transplant.

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      Dr. Ahmed says...

      The cardiologists of The Heart Center provide a wide range of services that focus on the prevention, prompt diagnosis, and state-of-the-art treatment of cardiovascular disease. We pride ourselves in being an exceptional practice where patients come first. All of our physicians and medical staff are highly trained professionals, maintaining the highest level of accreditation in cardiology to address the special needs of those we are privileged to serve.