Firas Ahmed, MD

Firas Ahmed, MD

Firas Ahmed, MD

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622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare

About Firas Ahmed, MD


Dr. Firas Ahmed is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He completed his radiology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University. Dr. Ahmed has subspecialization in body imaging after completing his fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School focusing on abdominal imaging and intervention. Dr. Ahmed is interested in gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging in general and in body oncology in specific.Before his radiology training, Dr. Ahmed attended Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University as a Fulbright Scholar where he graduated with a Master's degree in Public H...
Dr. Firas Ahmed is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He completed his radiology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University. Dr. Ahmed has subspecialization in body imaging after completing his fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School focusing on abdominal imaging and intervention. Dr. Ahmed is interested in gastrointestinal and genitourinary imaging in general and in body oncology in specific.Before his radiology training, Dr. Ahmed attended Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University as a Fulbright Scholar where he graduated with a Master's degree in Public Health, majoring in Epidemiology. He participated as a statistical analyst for the MESA-Lung study, a clinical study at Columbia University Medical Center focusing on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. Dr. Ahmed is active in conducting clinical research focusing on kidney cancer, radiomics, and pulmonary emphysema.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • Abdominal Imaging
  • Interventional Radiology

Education

  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hosp/Harvard Med
  • Internship: Albert Einstein / Montefiore Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Baghdad
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Awards


  • 2005 Fulbright Scholarship - Funded the MPH program at Columbia University
  • 2007 Anna C. Gelman Award for Excellence in Epidemiology - Mailman School of Public Health/ Columbia University, New York, NY

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