Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

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62 y/o
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Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD is a pulmonologist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and more.

San Joaquin Valley Pulmonary Group

3551 Q St Ste 100

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ahmed's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Asthma
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed treats Asthma more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed treats Pulmonary Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed's conditions and procedures:

Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alkalosis
Allergy Testing
Allergy Treatment
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Asbestosis
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Biopsy
Bird Flu
Breath Testing
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Bronchospasm
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Cryptococcosis
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Emphysema
Empyema
Fungal Infections
Goodpasture's Disease
Hypertension
Immunization
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Obesity
Partial Lung Collapse
Physical Examination
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Pulmonary Procedures
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Management
Rheumatoid Lung Disease
Sarcoidosis
Shortness of Breath
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Swine Flu
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Vaccination
Valley Fever
Vascular Disease
Viral Infection
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Here at San Joaquin Valley Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc., our mission is to offer the best quality care to those we serve with a commitment to excel-lence in all that we do. Our goal is to offer services that set community standards, exceed patients' expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, and accessible manner to those in our community.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Family Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

  • Tulane Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1986
    Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1982
    Christ Comm Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    Osmania Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1980
    Kakatiya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1980
  • 1972
    Kakatiya Med Coll
    Undergraduate School
    1972

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ahmed

2.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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  • Scheduling
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Dr.Ahmed is an excellent doctor!! He is very thorough and caring! I’d recommend him to all my family and friends!
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He told my mother that she’s had a good run and get ready to die. Then he prescribed wrong medications that have bad interaction. When pharmacy told us about it we tried to contact him for correct meds and he would not return calls. He has been very rude to my mother and her caregivers and abrupt....Read More
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The Dr. was okay, he seemed more interested in how my child was related to me than trying to figure out what was wrong with my child. We left the office with a prescription in hand, but low and behold when we arrived at the pharmacy, after an hour drive home from his office, we waited an hour for a...Read More
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This was the rudest, meanest man I have ever met in my life. He was being so judgmental, I left out of there crying.
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Worst bedside manner.Take a lawyer with you to ensure you're taken care of. Do not go to Mercy hospital /Memorial hospital or wherever this person is working as an onsite dr to fill. Under his care, he did not take care of me after surgery. Never have a procedure at Mercy!No patient should suffer...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA