Dr. Anwar Ahmed, MD

Dr. Anwar Ahmed, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Anwar Ahmed, MD is a nephrology specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Karachi Medical and Dental College, University Of Karachi in 1979 and specializes in nephrology.

543 7th St SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Contact Information

(319) 861-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Ahmed's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ahmed does not have any board certifications listed.

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Karachi Medical and Dental College, University Of Karachi
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Allegheny Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Hospital Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ahmed has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ahmed's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Ahmed prescribed a drug that was supposed to be monitored on a regular basis. He told me to come back in a year - no monitoring! One of my lab results was extremely elevated; he should have referred me to an endrocologist and ordered a bone density scan. Nope, come back in a year. I had to...more
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