Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 56

Dr. Ahmed
Accepting new patients

Azizeh Asgari MD Inc

1030 S Glendale Ave Ste 406 Glendale, CA 91205

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(818) 244-7771

Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Glendale, CA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from King Edward Medical College medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Adventist Health Glendale and Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ahmed to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Ahmed's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Physical Exams for Sports, School and Summer Camp
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Skin Allergy
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Infection
  • Well Male Examination
  • Well Woman Health Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Ahmed accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ahmed

4.3

Based on 11 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (9)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (9)
  • Explained conditions well (9)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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Not very pleasant experience, he was extremely rude,
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide medical care in a caring and respectful way.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

E Tn University J H Quillen College Med
Residency Hospital
Holston Vly Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Mo Columbia School Med
Residency Hospital
1988
King Edward Medical College
Medical School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Armenian

Awards

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Is Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ahmed frequently treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Asthma, and Bronchitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ahmed treats.

Where is Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD's office located?

Dr. Ahmed's office is located at 1030 S Glendale Ave Ste 406, Glendale, CA 91205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD speak?

Dr. Ahmed speaks Armenian and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Zulfigar Ahmed, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ahmed has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Practice

Azizeh Asgari MD Inc1030 S Glendale Ave Ste 406 Glendale, CA 91205
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ahmed is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Adventist Health Glendale

Glendale, CA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center

Glendale, CA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Usc Verdugo Hills Hospital

Glendale, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average