Dr. Murtuza M. Ahmed, MD

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Sleep Medicine | Male

(713) 464-8099

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Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Postinfectious Cough
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Smokers' Cough
  • Smoking-Related Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Withdrawal
  • Wheezing

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Smoking Cessation Treatment
  • Thoracentesis
  • Weight Maintenance

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    West Virginia University

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 2007

    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Other Education
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2009

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ahmed says...

Dr. Murtuza Ahmed is proud to be a member of Memorial Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders  Associates.  Along with the founder, Dr. Jamal Razzack and his colleague Dr. Mir Alikhan, their mission is to provide the highest quality of care using state of the art diagnostic and treatment skills.  The caring physicians at MPSDA have all trained in world-renowned institutions, mastering advanced techniques in Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine.  Some of the common ailments and illnesses Dr. Ahmed treats include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, occupational lung disease / allergic reactions within the lungs, and pulmonary vascular diseases, including pulmonary hypertension. He also specializes in treating complex lung diseases, interstitial lung diseases / lung fibrosis, and lung infections, including tuberculosis and pneumonia.  Dr. Ahmed is also trained to screen for and diagnose lung cancer. Dr. Ahmed diagnoses and treats a full range of sleep disorders, both common and rare. Sleep apnea testing is performed at Memorial Pulmonary and Sleep Disorders Associates' comprehensive Sleep Center that is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Ahmed believes strongly that a team approach to your health offers the best chances for success and so he will work closely with your primary care provider, as well as your other specialist providers to coordinate care.

Dr. Ahmed received his advanced training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he completed programs in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. While there, he also completed a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology and served on the faculty.  His expertise focuses on complex sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia.

In addition to the services provided in our office locations, Dr. Ahmed provides consultative services at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, Houston Methodist West Hospital, Houston Methodist St. Catherines Hospital, and Kindred Town and Country Hospital. He is board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine.  Dr. Ahmed also provides around-the-clock Critical Care as an intensivist (ICU physician) at Houston Methodist West Hospital. We are very proud of the high quality of care and service that we offer to all of our patients and we truly look forward to serving you.