Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD

Dr. Shair Ahmed, MD

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Cardiovascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
35 y/o
2 reviews

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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 pursuitsRead more

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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's 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

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 Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

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

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

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Arizona

    Graduated in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery

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)