Dr. Syed Arif Ahmad MD Surgeon

Dr. Syed Ahmad is a surgeon in Cincinnati, Ohio and is affiliated with Christ Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Ahmad accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 47 doctors at Christ Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Hospital Affiliation

Christ Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Pennsylvania Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1992–1998

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1992


Other Training, Zoology, 1984–1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Physician of the Quarter, University Hospital
2012

Unsung Hero Award, Joslin Haggart Yeiser
2012

Resident Educator Award, Good Samaritan Hospital
2012

AOA
2012

Top Doctor, Cincinnati Magazine
2009

Top Doctor, Cincinnati Magazine
2011

Best Doctors in America, Cincy Magazine
2008

Best Doctors in America
2007

Ortho Biotech Young Investigators Award, Hope Foundation
2004

Outstanding Educator Award, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery
2004

Outstanding Educator Award, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery
2007

Outstanding Educator Award, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery
2010

Harvey Baker Traveling Fellow Award, 2001 James Ewing Foundation, of the Society of Surgical Oncology
2001

Lotzová Memorial Research Prize, The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
2001

Ross Laboratory Fellow’s Research Award, Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
2000

Recipient, AACR Scholarship, Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology: A Workshop
1999

Resident Achievement Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
1996

Resident Research Award, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery
1995

Publications & Presentations

Reply to Letter: "Factors Influencing Readmission After Pancreaticoduodenectomy: A Multi-Institutional Study of 1302 Patients"
Sutton JM, Ahmad SA 2013 11 18

Surgical Outcomes after Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Cell Autotransplantation in Pediatric Patients
Wilson GC, Sutton JM, Salehi M, Schmulewitz N, Smith MT, Kucera S, Choe KA, Brunner JE, Abbott DE, Sussman JJ, Ahmad SA 2013 10 1

Vein Involvement during Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Is There a Need for Redefinition of "borderline Resectable Disease"?
Kelly KJ, Winslow E, Kooby D, Lad NL, Parikh AA, Scoggins CR, Ahmad S, Martin RC, Maithel SK, Kim HJ, Merchant NB, Cho CS, Weber SM 2013 7 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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