Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD

Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 54

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(478) 217-3320

Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Macon, GA. Dr. Ahmed has more experience with Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Coliseum Northside Hospital and Coliseum Medical Centers. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ahmed to book an appointment.

Locations

Practice

Central Georgia Kidney Specialists890 2nd St Ste 201 Macon, GA 31201
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Ahmed is affiliated with Coliseum Northside Hospital Macon, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Easy Scheduling Patients said scheduling was easy. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Patient Safety Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ahmed

4.0

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (2)
  • Explained conditions well (2)
  • Listened & answered questions (2)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
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Simply the very best! Been going to him for 12 years and trust and admire him.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Pat Strang – Jun 09, 2021
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He and his staff are very caring
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Erica Carter – Apr 07, 2021
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He has been treating my kidney issues since 2011. He is very knowledgeable and compassionate about keeping me up-to-date with the latest information regarding kidney health. He is very patient an listens to my concerns and eases my fears.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lisa D Simms – Jul 27, 2020
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This is the most ignorant and dangerous doctor I have ever met since my kidney transplant 30 years ago. Run, run fast. Gave 1 star since there was nothing lower.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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MACON, GA – Jun 25, 2019
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Ahmed

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Ahmed treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Ahmed treats other conditions, please contact the office at (478) 745-4322.

Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy

Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy specialists.

Dr. Ahmed is experienced in the area of Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Ahmed
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Proteinuria
Nephrotic Syndrome
Nephritis and Nephropathy
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Dr. Ahmed's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Renal Scan
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Dr. Ahmed accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr.Saghir Ahmed is a practicing Nephrologist in Macon, GA. Dr. Ahmed graduated from Dow University of Health Sciences in 1992 and has been in practice...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

Elmhurst Hospital Center Mt Sinai
Residency Hospital
Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
Residency Hospital
Med College Of Ga School Of Med
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD?

Call (478) 217-3320 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ahmed has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Ahmed's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ahmed frequently treats Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Ahmed specializes.

Where is Dr. Saghir Ahmed, MD's office located?

Dr. Ahmed's office is located at 890 2nd St Ste 201, Macon, GA 31201. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ahmed is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Coliseum Northside Hospital

Macon, GA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Coliseum Medical Centers

Macon, GA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Medical Center, Navicent Health

Macon, GA

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

Navicent Health Baldwin

Milledgeville, GA

59% Patient Experience Rating, 10% lower than the national average