Dr. Wahaj Ahmed, MD

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Dr. Wahaj Ahmed, MD

Pulmonology | Male

DESERT PULMONARY & SLEEP CONSULTANTS PLC 3303 E Baseline Rd Ste 208, Gilbert, AZ 85234 Get Directions
(480) 962-1650

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Desert Pulmonary & Sleep Consultants, PLC of Gilbert, Arizona has been serving the East Valley communities of the Phoenix metropolitan area for over 25 years. Our exceptional clinical care includes diagnostic testing and treatments for both lung disease and sleep disorders with one goal in mind – to improve the health and quality of life for our patients.Our services include diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases and sleep disorders.Read more

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Bhopal University / Gandhi Medical College

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Vernon Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Wesley Junior College

    Graduated in 1981

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 Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ahmed's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Ahmed

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Ahmed's Care Philosophy

Desert Pulmonary & Sleep Consultants, PLC of Gilbert, Arizona has been serving the East Valley communities of the Phoenix metropolitan area for over 25 years. Our exceptional clinical care includes diagnostic testing and treatments for both lung disease and sleep disorders with one goal in mind – to improve the health and quality of life for our patients.Our services include diagnosis and treatment of chest diseases and sleep disorders.