Dr. Wahaj Ahmed, MD

Dr. Wahaj Ahmed, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Wahaj Ahmed, MD is a pulmonologist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Bhopal University / Gandhi Medical College in 1989 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

3303 E Baseline Rd Ste 208

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shortness of Breath
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ahmed's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "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."

3  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated


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11  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Wesley Junior College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Bhopal University / Gandhi Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mount Vernon Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ahmed'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 (1)

Dr. Ahmed immediately diagnosed and treated my severe asthma which I developed in my mid 50's. His treatment has allowed me to return to a regular work schedule. After multiple specialists couldn't diagnose my condition, including another pulmonologist who I saw the day before Dr. Ahmed. ...more
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