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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Ahmed practices sports, spine and musculoskeletal medicine which dovetail with her love of the outdoors.
  • Dr. Ahmed received her medical degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and was peer selected as the recipient of the Good Physician Award. She completed her internship at the Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia College of Physician and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College. During residency, she also rotated at the Hospital for Special Surgery and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where she treated and managed patients with complex orthopedic and metastatic injuries. She is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.
  • Prior to medical school, she earned a Master of Science degree in Human Genetics from the University of Michigan, which ties into her strong research interests in regenerative medicine and nutritional genomics as well as their application towards musculoskeletal medicine, including sports injury management outcomes and the molecular mechanisms that underlie physical performance, cellular injury and aging.
  • Dr. Ahmed participates in several scientific organizations including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, International Spine Intervention Society, and the New York County Medical Society.
  • She is an avid swimmer and trained for many years in ballet, tap and jazz.


  • Medical School - Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
  • University of Michigan, Master’s in Human Genetics
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Columbia University, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Spine and Sports Medicine of New York, Fellowship in Spine and Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and Publications

  • Weill Cornell Medical College: "Good Physician Award" (Peer selected: "He/She that demonstrates those qualities of an ideal physician")

Professional Memberships

  • International Spine Intervention Society

Language Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English