Dr. Shabbir Ahmad, MD

Dr. Shabbir Ahmad, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Shabbir Ahmad, MD is a hematology specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Nishtar Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1981 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

1414 9th Ave

Altoona, PA 16602

Contact Information

(814) 946-2708

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Polycythemia Rubra Vera
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast 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.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

91  Conditions Treated

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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

  • Nishtar Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hematology Oncology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmad to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ahmad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Ahmad, my mother believed in you. How did you not know why my mother suffered for a yr with pain in her arm when I myself looked it up and asked if there could be an underlying tumor somewhere? I am sad that my mom is gone and yes she been thru a struggle but she was a survivor. I have read that...more
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