Waseem Ahmad, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
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    University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignBS2012Chemistry
    Rush Medical CollegeMD2016
    University of California, San Diego2019Internal Medicine
    University of California, San Diego2022Gastroenterology

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    Dr. Waseem Ahmad is a gastroenterologist who cares for patients with a broad range of digestive conditions and symptoms, such as heartburn, abdominal pain, changes in bowel habits and gastrointestinal bleeding. He provides colon cancer screening and works with patients on prevention. He also performs diagnostic procedures, including colonoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), a test that uses an endoscope (a long, flexible tube with a tiny camera) to examine the upper digestive tract.

    Ahmad earned his medical degree at Rush Medical College. He completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego, where he also served as chief fellow.
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    1. Protocol of early lumen apposing metal stent removal for pseudocysts and walled off necrosis avoids bleeding complications. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2020 Feb; 55(2):242-247. Ahmad W, Fehmi SA, Savides TJ, Anand G, Chang MA, Kwong WT. PMID: 31942808.
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    2. Comparison of Multiplex Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel and Conventional Stool Testing for Evaluation of Diarrhea in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 02; 64(2):382-390. Ahmad W, Nguyen NH, Boland BS, Dulai PS, Pride DT, Bouland D, Sandborn WJ, Singh S. PMID: 30361807; PMCID: PMC6358459.
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    3. Boerhaave's Syndrome: A Window to the Heart. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 07; 16(7):e77-e78. Ahmad W, Kwong WT. PMID: 28893681.
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    4. Percutaneous endoscopy to diagnose malignancy in gastric outlet obstruction of excluded stomach after gastric bypass. Ann Gastroenterol. 2017; 30(3):367-369. Ahmad W, Rubin J, Kwong W. PMID: 28469371; PMCID: PMC5411391.
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    5. Procalcitonin is a strong predictor of urine culture results in patients with obstructing ureteral stones: A prospective, pilot study. Urol Ann. 2016 Jul-Sep; 8(3):277-80. Papagiannopoulos D, Whelan P, Ahmad W, Rybak J, Hota B, Deane L, Nehra A. PMID: 27453647; PMCID: PMC4944618.
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    6. NFAT and CREB regulate Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-induced cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2). J Virol. 2010 Dec; 84(24):12733-53. Sharma-Walia N, George Paul A, Patel K, Chandran K, Ahmad W, Chandran B. PMID: 20943963; PMCID: PMC3004349.
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