Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, MD

Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(9)
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Dr. Mustafa Ahmed, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read his story

3599 S Eastern Ave

Las Vegas, NV 89169

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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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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

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Dr. Ahmed's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "EXPERIENCE Internal Medicine Resident, Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus Ohio.07/97-06/00Hospitalist, Berger Hospital, Circleville, OH02/00-10/02 President, Northland Medical Associates, Inc, Columbus, OH03/03-01/06. This was a solo Internal medicine private practice office. I saw patients both in the office as well as in the hospital. General Surgery Resident. Morehouse School of Medicine.07/06-06/11.Hospitalist, Oconee Regional Medical Center, Milledgeville, Ga.07/07-06/12Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Mercer University School of medicine, Macon GA.07/11-06/12. Minimally Invasive/Bariatric surgery Fellow, Northwest Hospital, Randallstown, MD07/12-06/13.Hospitalist/Intensivist, Northwest Hospital, Randallstown, MD07/12-07/13.Attending general surgeon, Riverside medical center and Presence St. Mary's, Kankakee, IL09/13-Present. Started a Bariatric program as well as being a General surgeonAttending general surgeon/Bariatric surgeon, North Vista hospital, North Las Vegas, NV05/2015-Present Attending general surgeon/Critical care medicine, Centennial Hills Hospital, Las Vegas NV11/2015-Present Attending general surgeon/ Critical care medicine, Summerlin hospital medical center, Las Vegas NV11/2015-Present Critical care medicine Attending, Desert Spring Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas NV11/2015-Present. Attending Critical care medicine, Dignity Health Siena campus and Rose de Lima campus, Henderson, NV7/2015-12/2015 Nevada critical care consultants, Henderson Nevada02/16-Present Southern Nevada Bariatrics, PLLC, North Las Vegas NV03/16-Present"

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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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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

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
20

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (8 with comments)
Dr. Ahmed's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
in Prague, OK |
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.!!
in Las Vegas, NV |
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 help you decide if the surgery is right for you. I felt completely safe in his accomplished hands. My gastric sleeve surgery was a complete success.
in Henderson, NV |
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. Thank you Doc for gining me my life back. Lynn S.
in Henderson, NV |
Dr. Ahmed and his staff at Southern Nevada Bariatrics are the most understanding and caring folks I've met in the health industry in Las Vegas thus far. I would not recommend any other surgeon for bariatric surgery other than Dr. Ahmed. Thank you, Dr. Ahmed for changing my life!
Las Vegas, NV |
Phenomenal Care!
Las Vegas, NV |
Great Care
in Las Vegas, NV |
This Dr. is magnificent. Excellent bed matters, I can say he saved my life.
in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Ahmed rocks! I honestly can't say enough about him. His staff made me feel comfortable and he spent a lot of time with me, explaining my options for bariatric surgery. I am happy to recommend him to family and friends!!!
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Dr. Ahmed accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ahmed has admitting privileges

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center
2075 E Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
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North Vista Hospital
1409 E Lake Mead Blvd
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
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Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
5400 S Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89118
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St. Rose Dominican, Rose de Lima Campus
102 E Lake Mead Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89015
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Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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