Akbar K. Ahmed, MD

Cardiology

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Main Location
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - MOB
1415 Portland Ave
Ste 350
Rochester, NY 14621
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Finger Lakes Medical Associates - Geneva
200 North St
Ste 101
Geneva, NY 14456
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Canal Landing
101 Canal Landing Blvd
Ste 8
Rochester, NY 14626
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Clinton
2365 Clinton Ave S
Ste 100
Rochester, NY 14618
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Dansville
299 Main St
Dansville, NY 14437
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Geneva
1150 State Route 5 & 20
Geneva, NY 14456
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Greece
1555 Long Pond Rd
Rochester, NY 14626
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Linden Oaks
30 Hagen Dr
Ste 100
Rochester, NY 14625
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Sands-Constellation Heart Institute- Geneseo
38 E South St
Geneseo, NY 14454
Accepting New Patients? Yes

Overview

Biography

Dr. Ahmed graduated from Ayub Medical College. He gained his MRCP in Internal Medicine from Royal College of Physicians London.  He did his Internal Medicine residency at Unity Health System, Rochester, NY and Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases and Interventional Cardiology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.  In 2014, Dr. Ahmed was awarded a PhD by University of London, UK. He joined the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute at Rochester General Hospital as an Interventional Cardiologist in 2015.

Dr. Ahmed is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Adult Echocardiography. His clinical interests include Complex Coronary Interventions including chronic total occlusions (CTO), coronary atherectomy and transradial interventions, valvular heart disease and peripheral interventions. He is the recipient of the prestigious Heart Rhythm Congress UK Young Investigators Award. He has published in world leading cardiovascular journals such as Circulation, European Heart Journal and International Journal of Cardiology.

Services
Specialties
  • Cardiology
Departments
  • Cardiac Services
  • Medicine
Certifications
  • Cardiology
Residencies
  • 7/09-6/11, Unity Health System
Fellowships
  • 7/01/2011-6/30/2015, Montefiore Medical Center

Insurance

Insurance Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare (RGH does not participate with the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan)
  • CareIQ
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • ElderONE
  • Empire Plan
  • Excellus BCBS
  • Fidelis Care of NY (RGH does not participate with Fidelis Medicare Plans)
  • First Niagara Business Works
  • Emblem Health
  • HealthNow NY (RGH does not participate with HealthNow Medicaid Plans)
  • Health Republic
  • Humana (RGH does not participate with Humana Medicare. Some patients are still covered in full while others may incur a 50% Co-insurance bill.)
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (formerly RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin's Point - US Family Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Monroe Plan
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • North American Administrators
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health)
  • Wellcare of New York