Dr. Saad Ahmad, MD

Dr. Saad Ahmad, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Saad Ahmad, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Elmhurst, IL. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

152 N Addison Ave

Elmhurst, IL 60126

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Chorioretinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Ahmad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmad "Dr. Saad Ahmad was born and raised in Chicago and attended college at Duke University. Following college, he obtained his medical degree from the top-ranked Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. After medical school, Dr. Ahmad moved back home to Chicago to complete his general medical training at the prestigious University of Chicago Hospitals. Subsequently, he returned to Duke to complete his ophthalmology training. Dr. Ahmad later went on to train in advanced retinal surgery techniques at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan where he treated some of the most complex retina l cases in the world. Dr. Ahmad is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and a member of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society. Dr. Ahmad has conducted research dealing with eye tumors, genetic eye diseases, macular degeneration, eye bleeding disorders, macular puckers, and diabetic eye disease. His work has been presented at international meetings in North America and Europe, and he has received funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation. Dr. Ahmad routinely lectures to other health care professionals regarding the treatment of retinal diseases. In his free time, Dr. Ahmad enjoys hiking and skiing."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Duke Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Kresge Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmad to family and friends
3.5
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Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Ahmad's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Dr. Ahmad accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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