Dr. Syed Ahmad, MD

Dr. Syed Ahmad, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Syed Ahmad, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from St George's University School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology, plastic surgery, and more.

3950 W Plano Pkwy

Plano, TX 75075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ahmad performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 88% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
more than 87% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmad "It has often been said that people spend more time looking at your eyes than anything else. When it comes to your eyes, you need a surgeon you can trust. Dr. Ahmad has built his practice on solid principles with one thing in mind, you, the patient. Dr. Ahmad's training is extensive. He first focused on oculoplastic surgery specializing in techniques of plastic surgery as it relates to the eyes and their surrounding structures."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ahmad does not have any board certifications listed.

76  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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33  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University of North Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • St George's University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • St Luke's-Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, NY, NY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine 2001-2011
    Other Education | Completed
  • Diplomate of American Board of Ophthalmology
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Ahmad has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmad to family and friends
36 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ahmad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

I would love to give this office five stars! Amazing and wonderful! Great experience! Great service, good people.The staff is super friendly and kind.Dr Syed Ahmad is very professional with his work.I was so impressed with his availability and care which is not often seen these days.He is like...more
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I was referred to Dr. Ahmad by an opthomologist due to an eye infection requiring surgery. Dr. Ahmad and his team put me at ease concerning the surgery, were compassionate, provided extensive information prior to the procedure and answered my questions. Dr. Ahmad personally follows up with...more
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I had droopy eye lid surgery. Great experience with Dr Ahmad and his staff. They are knowledgable, friendly and great people. The Dr was meticulous in the 2 1/2 surgery. I would highly recommend using him. Jack cartmill
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Dr Ahmad is a terrific Doctor combined with compassion, experience, training and education. Dr Ahmad made sure my wife knew all the opinions availabl to her in a manner we could completely understand.
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Dr. Ahmad recently did corrective surgery near my eye. I was impressed with his patience in initially explaining the procedure in great detail. After the surgery he checked on me and called me the following day to answer questions and check on me. I was so impressed with his availability and...more
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