Dr. Shair U. Ahmed, MD

Dr. Shair U. Ahmed, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male | 35 years old

My mission, along with the Dignity Health Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical...Read more

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Chest Wall Mass
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Idiopathic Subglottic Tracheal Stenosis
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Pleurodesis
  • Recurrent Pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Tracheal Strictures
  • Tracheal Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Arizona

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Brown University/rhode Island Hospital

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Brown Univ/ Rhode Island Hosp

    Completed in 2012

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 2015

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Arizona

    Graduated in 2003

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ahmed's 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.