Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD

Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
35 y/o
2 reviews

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Norton Thoracic Institute Phoenix, AZ

485 S Dobson Rd Ste 100

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

My goals in practicing thoracic surgery are three-fold: To help each patient by listening to their concerns, expectations, and goals; to provide the very best care and achieve exceptional outcomes through attention to detail and careful follow-through; and to continue my personal and professional growth through academic pursuits
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Dr. Ahmed's Experience

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Dr. Ahmed's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Chest Wall Mass
  • Chest Wall Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • 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
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Pleurodesis
  • Recurrent Pneumothorax
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Tracheal Strictures
  • Tracheal Tumors
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Procedures

  • 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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Background Check

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends
5
based on 2 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Ahmed's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Gilbert, AZ |
Dr Ahmed has a wonderful bedside manner...was very easy to understand...would let him do surgery on me again
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Dr. Ahmed accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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