Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed, MD

Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(26)
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Dr. Zulfiqar Ahmed, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Brighton, MI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical University in 1988 and specializes in psychiatry.

4763 S Old US Highway 23 Ste C1

Brighton, MI 48114

Contact Information

(517) 333-7113

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid

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Bipolar Disorder
high
more than 88% of peers
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
normal
more than 75% of peers
Autism
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ahmed "I believe that mental illness is just like physical illness and we need to treat mental illnesses with medication and psychotherapy.People should not look down on mental illness. Mentally ill people need your compasssion and not your prejudice.Derogatory terms for mental illness should not be used when referring to a person with mental illness."
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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • King Edward Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Tennessee Bowld Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Other Education | Completed 1994

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
3.5
based on 26 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Ahmed's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Ahmed Says:

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise ,therefore, I adhere to very strict criteria for prescribing Benzodiazepines and Stimulants. People seeking Benzodiazepines and stimulants without a valid reason are disappointed and get very angry and post negative comments pretending to be valid patients.

A very busy schedule at our clinic speaks for itself when it comes to patient satisfaction.


Patient Comments (20)

in LANSING
He saw a family member on referral one time and dismissed her. She voiced that she was in the midst of a mental health crisis and she was summarily dismissed, with no direction of where to go to seek support. In reading Dr. Ahmed's tone-deaf response to very similar reviews here he implies those...more
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in MI
I waited months to get into him. I wrote down all the medications I’ve been on and my symptoms. He showed up 20 minutes late. He called me back, read through my symptoms and medicine; asked a few questions. Raised his eye brow in judgment when I spoke about my previous addiction issues... then less...more
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in Eaton Rapids, MI
This doctor was so awful that at least five veterans I know(including myself) to stop receiving treatment entirely
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in St. Johns
Excellent bedside manner. Nicest physician you'll meet.
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in Lansing
Dr.Ahmed is a great Psychiatrist. He is keeping me stable. He has changed my life. Dr.Ahmed pays attention and discusses options with me. He spends enough time with me. Sometimes I do have to wait extra as he is a very busy psychiatrist and is in demand. I keep 30 minutes extra in case. You are...more
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