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Awais                          Ahmed

Awais Ahmed MD

Department of Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Internal Medicine

 

Education and Training:
  • Residency, CMEF, North Eastern Ohio University (2015)
  • Chief Resident, CMEF, North Eastern Ohio University (2015)
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2012)
  • MBBS, Bahria University/Shifa College of Medicine (2008)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, The State University of New York at Buffalo (2017-present)
  • Clinical Instructor, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (2015–2016)
  • Research Assistant, Harvard University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2009–2011)
Awards and Honors:
  • Excellence in Critical Care Award (2015)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)


Journal Articles:
  • Royse CF, Saager L, Whitlock R, Ou-Young J, Royse A, Vincent J, Devereaux PJ, Durz A, Ahmed A, Panjasawatwong K, Sessler DI. The Impact of Methylprednisolone on Postoperative Quality of Recovery and Deliriuim in the Steroids in Cardiac Surgery (SIRS) Trial: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Sub-Study. Anesthesiology. 2017; 126(2).
  • Sura P, Ahmed A, Cheifetz AS, Moss AC. Characteristics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Serology in Patients with Indeterminate Colitis. J Clin Gastroenterology. 2014; 48(4).
  • Devlen J, Beusterien K, Yen L, Ahmed A, Cheifetz AS, Moss AC. The Burden of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Patient-Reported Qualitative Analysis and Development of a Conceptual Model. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014; 20(3).
  • Devlen J, Beusterien K, Yen L, Ahmed A, Cheifetz AS, Moss AC. Barriers to Mesalamine Adherence in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A qualitative Analysis. J Manag Care Pharm. 2014; 20(3).
  • Lahiff C, Safaie P, Ahmed A, Akbari M, Gashin L, Sheth S, Lembo A, Leffler D, Moss AC, Cheifetz AS. The Crohn‘s Disease Activity Index (CDAI) is Similarly Elevated in Patients with Crohn‘s Disease and in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2013; 37(8).
  • Wang K, Chen YC, Palmer MR, Tal I, Ahmed A, Moss AC, Kolodny GM. Focal physiologic fluorodeoxyglucose activity in the gastrointestinal tract is located within the colonic lumen. Nucl Med Commun. 2012; 33(6).
  • Cullen G, Vaughn B, Ahmed A, Peppercorn MA, Smith MP, Moss AC, Cheifetz AS. Abdominal Phlegmons in Crohn‘s Disease: Outcomes Following Antitumor Necrosis Factor Therapy. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012; 18(4).
  • Rostholder E, Ahmed A, Cheifetz AS, Moss AC. Outcomes after escalation of infliximab therapy in ambulatory patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2012; 35(5).
  • Lawlor G, Ahmed A, Moss AC. Once-daily mesalamine granules for ulcerative colitis. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2010; 6(4).

Presentations:
  • "Characteristics of Elevated CDAI Scores in Patients with Functional GI Disease" 2011 Digestive Diseases Week
  • "Clinical Utility of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Serology Testing in Patients with Suspected Inflammatory Bowel Disease" 2010 American College of Gastroenterology
  • "Clinical Utility of Inflammtory Bowel Disease Serology Testing in Patients with Indeterminate Colitis" 2010 American College of Gastroenterology
  • "Determination of the Physiologic Site of FDG Uptake in the Gastrointestinal Tract on PET-CT" 2011 Society of Nuclear Medicine
  • "Herpes Simplex Virus Hepatitis: A Rare Case in an Immunocompetent Male" 2014 - American College of Gastroenterology
  • "Identification of Factors which Influence Physiologic Colonic FDG Uptake on PET-CT Scans" 2010 American College of Gastroenterology
  • "Increased Peripheral Blood GATA-3 Expression in Asymtomatic Patients with Active Ulcerative Colitis at Colonoscopy" 2011 Digestive Diseases Week
  • "Left Atrial Myxoma Presenting as a Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation" 2014 - 19th World Congress on Heart Disease, Annual Scientific Sessions 2014
  • "Lymphotoxin-beta Expression Predicts Response to Anti-TNF Therapy in Active Crohn‘s Disease" 2011 Digestive Diseases Week
  • "Massive Renal Cyst Causing Acute Respiratory Failure Requiring Mechanical Ventilation: A Unique Presentation" 2015 - American Thoracic Society
  • "Metastatic Carcinoid - An Atypical Presentation" 2014 - American College of Gastroenterology
  • "Predictors of Early and Sustained Response to Infliximab in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis" 2010 American College of Gastroenterology
  • "Pregnancy Related Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection" 2014 - 19th World Congress on Heart Disease, Annual Scientific Sessions
  • "Vitamin D Levels and its Association with Post-Operative Cardiac Morbidities in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery" 2012 American Society of Anesthesiology
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Contact Information

Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Email: awaisahm@buffalo.edu

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