Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD

Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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37 y/o
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Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 3 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and lung transplant surgery.

Norton Thoracic Institute

485 S Dobson Rd Ste 100

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Ahmed's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed treats Esophageal Diseases more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Esophageal Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmed performs Esophageal Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Ahmed's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Bronchoscopy
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Wall Mass
Chest Wall Tumor
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer Resection
Esophageal Dilatation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heller Myotomy
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Idiopathic Subglottic Tracheal Stenosis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess
Lung Biopsy
Lung Cancer
Lung Mass
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Diseases
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Mesothelioma
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Recurrent Pneumothorax
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopy
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Strictures
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheal Tumors
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

My mission, along with the Dignity Health Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2015
    Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2014
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2014
  • 2012
    Brown Univ/ Rhode Island Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2008
    Brown University/rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    University of Arizona
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2003
    University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School
    2003

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very good surgeon, very well pleased , Dr to patient care great and communication outstanding would recommend him to anybody. amazing doctor.
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Dr Ahmed takes his time to listen to you and addresses your concerns. Explained surgery and what to expect following surgery in details that are understandable. Surgery was successful and my recovery was just like he told me it would be. Office staff is very polite both in person and on the phone....Read More
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Dr Ahmed has a wonderful bedside manner...was very easy to understand...would let him do surgery on me again
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Norton Thoracic Institute

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(602) 457-1705
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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