Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
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

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Top Care Areas

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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "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."

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Family Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD
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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A Daughter – Aug 15, 2018
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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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Kerri in Tehachapi, CA – Jun 24, 2016
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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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Bakersfield, CA – Mar 16, 2016
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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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Wronged by this horrible person in Bakersfield ca – Jan 14, 2016
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