Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, MD

Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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54 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

Southern Nevada Bariatrics

3365 E Flamingo Rd Ste 9

Las Vegas, NV 89121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ahmed performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach Surgery
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more than 63% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
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more than 50% of peers
Obesity
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more than 36% 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.

Dr. Ahmed's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "Graduated from Ohio State University School of Medicine. Practiced Internal Medicine. Now practice General and Bariatric Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "I graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health and then did an Internal medicine residency and am board certified in surgery and surgical critical care. 

Taking care of patients who are struggling with obesity and medical co-morbidities that could be alleviated by weight loss surgery has become my passion.  I understand the disease process unlike any other bariatric surgeon, due to my experience as an internist and surgeon.

In my mind, the most prized possession a person has is their health.  If you decide to have bariatric surgery, there is no better place to come than to Southern Nevada Bariatrics.  I understand what you are going through and the frustrations you have had struggling with weight loss.  Bariatric surgery is a tool that will help you loose the weight and gain your life and happiness back.

Hope to see you soon.

Dr. Mustafa Ahmed"

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6  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

20  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.

Education

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mount Carmel West
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Mount Carmel West
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Mercer University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Northwest Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends
13 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ahmed's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (10)

Love Dr. Ahmed. he did my bariatric sleeve and fix a hernia while he was doing my sleeve. He cares about his patients . He is very through . Asking the right questions making me feel comfortable and at ease. Staff was very helpful. This was my first time to Las Vegas .I didn't know where anything...more
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I love Dr. Ahmed and his staff. They are all excellent in taking care of their patients before, during and after the surgery. I cannot say enough good things about them. Below it asks how many office visits I have had in the last two years, I do not know if they mean all medical visits or with just...more
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This was a very smooth and organized experience. My experience couldn't have been any better. Dr. Ahmed and his staff were very attentive to my concerns, questions, and care. I would highly recommend them to anyone interested in bariatric surgery.!!
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Dr. Ahmed and his team surpassed all other surgeons that I inquired about in heart, skill, and organization. The journey through the process is a tedious one. The entire team is dedicated to making the experience a smooth one. Dr. Ahmed provides a FREE seminar at which you may ask questions that...more
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Dr. Mustafa Ahmed was the nicest Doctor I've seen here in the Las Vagas. I was very impressed with his bed side manor. He was also the first Dr to tell me the truth! If you are interested in what's available please go to his office and talk to him. Also his staff is very knowledgeable and nice....more
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