Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male
  
Dr. Ahmad
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Regional Medical Clinic Cardlgy

2805 5th St Rapid City, SD 57701

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(605) 719-4900

Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Rapid City, SD and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ahmad has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Respiratory-tract Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ahmad to book an appointment.


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  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Ahmad accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Bronze HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Bronze HealthSync with H.S.A-IN POS
Bronze HealthSync-IN HMO
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Gold HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Gold HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
HealthSync-IN
HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Silver HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Silver HealthSync-IN HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 97% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Sleep Disorders more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Asthma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Asthma more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 57% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Pneumonia more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Shortness of Breath
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Shortness of Breath more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

Bronchitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Bronchitis more than 47% of their peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 47% of their peers

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Dr. Ahmad's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Rapid City, SD and has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ahmad has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Respiratory-tract Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore medical school in 1995. He is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ahmad to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1995
Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
Medical School

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Locations

Regional Medical Clinic Cardlgy

Regional Medical Clinic2805 5th St Rapid City, SD 57701
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Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
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