Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD

Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
(34)
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Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

8080 Bluebonnet Blvd Ste 1000

Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ahmad'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

73  Conditions Treated

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50  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmad to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Ahmad'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I would never recommend this provider. As far as I am concerned he treated my mother like a $ sign. Getting the opportunity to explain is rare and its direct ?'s and answers. My mother has problems with memory, ect and not really remembering. When I tried to explain some details I was ignored and...more
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Dissatisfied with outcome of hand surgery. Condition worsened after surgery. Dr was baffled with outcome. Nothing offered as viable remedy.
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Would not recommend Dr. Ahmad. Did not listen to my requests, refused to do necessary diagnostic tests I requested resulting in his medical midiagnosis, delayed healing, and he tried to perform an unnecessary surgery on me which I refused and healed without his help through another doctor. He...more
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He was very sweet and caring with my young daughter.
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i would not recommend this doctor - he is apparently not aware of some new medical technology and rushes his patients resulting in medical misdiagnosis and medical errors.
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