Dr. Shirin Ahmad, MD

Dr. Shirin Ahmad, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Shirin Ahmad, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Folsom, CA. She specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

1743 Creekside Dr Ste 130

Folsom, CA 95630

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ahmad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Arthritis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Temporal Arteritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ahmad treats Temporal Arteritis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Ahmad treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Ahmad's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shirin Ahmad, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Folsom, CA. She specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

University Of Virginia
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

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4.7

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Dr Ahmad is a very knowledgeable and caring physician who takes the time to listen to you and evaluate your needs. I have always felt that she takes the time to understand my concerns and answers my questions thoroughly. I would highly recommend her to my friends and family.
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I feel so lucky to have been recommended to Dr Ahmad and become her patient several years ago. She is a very compassionate and caring physician. I had only recently been diagnosed with RA at the time and it was severe. I was practically incapacitated. But Dr Ahmad worked with me until we...Read More
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I was experiencing a great deal of pain and having trouble sleeping, but was concerned because my symptoms were so subjective. Dr. Ahmad listened attentively, examined me and told me she would rule out rheumatoid arthritis with hand and hip X-rays, as blood tests don't always tell the full story....Read More
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I have Ankylosing Spondylitis. She did not have an adequate knowledge base about the disease. I had to do my own research and change doctors to be able to follow a suitable course of treatment.
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