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Dr. Robert Ahmed, MD

Dr. Robert Ahmed, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 58


Dr. Robert Ahmed, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery and breast surgery.


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(571) 336-6649

Dr. Ahmed accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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
Port Placements or Replacements
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed performs Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Mastectomy
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed performs Mastectomy more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

Dr. Ahmed's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

For me, there is a special gratification that comes with being a surgeon. Being a surgeon requires clinical knowledge and technical skill. While I certainly take pride in that, I believe it's the emotional connection with patients that elevates surge...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Georgetown University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1988
1987

Awards

Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ahmed

4.6

Based on 59 reviews

5 Stars
86.44067796610169%
(51)
4 Stars
1.694915254237288%
(1)
3 Stars
1.694915254237288%
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2 Stars
1.694915254237288%
(1)
1 Star
8.474576271186441%
(5)

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I found Dr Ahmed to be excellent not only the surgery but also his ability to communicate with patients
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GREAT surgeon, GREAT sense of humor, a doctor with whom it is VERY easy to speak and ask questions. If you need an organ removed (or, presumably, put in), I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Ahmed. When he removed my gall bladder, he even found a watch I lost years ago! The staff at Stone Springs Hospital...Read More
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My experience with Dr. Ahmed was very good. He was informative prior to the operation is explaining the procedure and all of the requirements needed for a full recovery. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Ahmed is an exceptional surgeon who truly listened, reached out to my daughter's other specialists and took extra precautionary steps to ensure her safety and well being. My daughter has had several surgeries from various surgeons but this was the first time I felt like she was in safe hands....Read More
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I was referred to Dr. Ahmed by my primary physician for gallbladder surgery removal because I was in severe abdominal pain. With one look at me Dr. Ahmed said.... "we need to get your gallbladder out now!" He was very personable, knowledgeable and caring about the surgery that I had to have the...Read More
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Falls Church, VA

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