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 45 doctors at Christ Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

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 Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Physician of the Quarter, University Hospital

Unsung Hero Award, Joslin Haggart Yeiser

Resident Educator Award, Good Samaritan Hospital


Top Doctor, Cincinnati Magazine

Top Doctor, Cincinnati Magazine

Best Doctors in America, Cincy Magazine

Best Doctors in America

Ortho Biotech Young Investigators Award, Hope Foundation

Outstanding Educator Award, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

Outstanding Educator Award, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

Outstanding Educator Award, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery

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

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

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

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

Resident Achievement Award, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Resident Research Award, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery

Publications & Presentations

Factors Associated with Recidivism Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy
Grewal SS, McClaine RJ, Schmulewitz N, Alzahrani MA, Hanseman DJ, Sussman JJ, Smith M, Choe KA, Olowokure O, Mierzwa M, Ahmad SA 2011 12 1

A Multicenter Analysis of Distal Pancreatectomy for Adenocarcinoma: Is Laparoscopic Resection Appropriate?
Kooby DA, Hawkins WG, Schmidt CM, Weber SM, Bentrem DJ, Gillespie TW, Sellers JB, Merchant NB, Scoggins CR, Martin RC 3rd, Kim HJ, Ahmad S, Cho CS, Parikh AA, Chu CK, Hamilton NA, Doyle CJ, Pinchot S, Hayman A, McClaine R, Nakeeb A, Staley CA, McMasters KM, Lillemoe KD 2010 5 1

Neoadjuvant Therapy May Lead to Successful Surgical Resection and Improved Survival in Patients with Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
McClaine RJ, Lowy AM, Sussman JJ, Schmulewitz N, Grisell DL, Ahmad SA 2010 2 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
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity 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 PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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