Dr. Zia Ahmed, MD

Dr. Zia Ahmed, MD

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Child and Adolescent Neurology  ·  
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61 y/o
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Dr. Zia Ahmed, MD is a child and adolescent neurology specialist in Elmhurst, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in child and adolescent neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

9425 59th Ave # F7

Elmhurst, NY 11373
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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Confusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 92% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Ahmed's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "Dr. Zia Ahmed is a Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist with additional training in epilepsy/EEG. He has been in private practice in the borough of Queens since 1995. He has been the Director of Pediatric Neurology at New York Hospital of Queens since 1999. He is available for consultation at his private office."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

4  Specialties

  • Child and Adolescent Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Pediatrics

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

42  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • St Josephs College of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • St John's Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • St John'S Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Our Lady Of Mercy Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • NY U Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ahmed

2.7

Based on 7 reviews

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He is a good doctor and very professional. I highly recommend him
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I would never recommend this so called doctor who is really a quack. Please investigate and do your research before giving in to your pediatrician's referral. This is garbage city.
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Highly recommended
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Heavily booked, my child was not treated properly and now has to suffer the consequences for the rest of his life. Were not given the proper recommendations and followed his advice, and did not seek another doctor's opinions until too late. If your child has flat head, do not come to this office!...Read More
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The place smells bad. Wants patients hopped on medication and doesn't show much interest in the child's needs
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