Dr. Iftekhar U. Ahmad, MD

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Dr. Iftekhar U. Ahmad, MD

Radiation Oncology | Male

SAINT ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER 5666 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108 Get Directions
(815) 227-2273

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As an oncologist I believe in compassionate and complete care of the patient. This means a patient's emotional well being is just as important as their physical well being. Cancer can be a devastating diagnosis and I feel as if we provide excellent care on all levels.Read more

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22 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Radiation Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Treatment
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Mammosite Catheter Insertion
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Henr Ford Hosp

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Karmanos Canc Inst/Wayne State U

    Completed in 2010

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Graduated in 1999

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Radiation Oncology
  • Board certified in Radiation Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ahmad's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

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Dr. Ahmad's Care Philosophy

As an oncologist I believe in compassionate and complete care of the patient. This means a patient's emotional well being is just as important as their physical well being. Cancer can be a devastating diagnosis and I feel as if we provide excellent care on all levels.