Firas Ahmed, MD

Firas Ahmed, MD Specialties: Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology

Firas Ahmed, MD
Specialties: Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
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Vanderbilt Clinic at New York-Presbyterian Hospital
622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

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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 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


  • Abdominal Imaging

  • Interventional Radiology


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

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology