Dr. Saghir Ahmad, MD

Dr. Saghir Ahmad, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Saghir Ahmad, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Greensburg, PA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Karachi / Dow Medical College in 1978 and specializes in psychiatry.

40 Huff Ave

Greensburg, PA 15601

Contact Information

(724) 836-4662

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Tobacco Use Disorder
very high
more than 94% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 94% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmad "Major Mental Illnesses are neurophysiological disorders. We need to understand them at molecular level in order to find correct treatment for a particular condition."

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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5  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • D.J. Science College Karachi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University of Karachi / Dow Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Bronx Lebanon Hosp Ctr-Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Connecticut Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ahmad does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ahmad and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmad to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Ahmad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Ahmad Says:
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I thank my patients who trust their health in my hands. I try to keep my knowledge at the cutting edge to provide the best for them.

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Patient Comments (3)

Literally save my life. He listened and observed, payed attention to my condition and needs. I find his command of the English language quite acceptable. He is very knowledgeable and understanding as well as professional. I would highly recommend him to any one who is serious about overcoming...more
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I had a great experience with Dr. Ahmad. He was very attentive to my son's needs and explained the choices in his medications to me. This is such a difficult illness to deal with and having support from a physician was nice during this time. My son is improving everyday.
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Dr. Ahmad barely speaks or understands English. He never makes eye contact with his patients, which is very disturbing. He gets angry, dismissive and defensive when anyone has a hard time communicating with him. His knowledge of pharmaceuticals is severely limited and he tends to over prescribe the...more
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