Akbar Ahmed

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Akbar Ahmed
Akbar K Ahmed, MD Office

(585) 442-5320

Fax (585) 442-5526 1415 Portland Ave Ste 350 Rochester, NY 14621

Akbar Ahmed

Dr. Akbar Ahmed is a cardiologist at the Rochester Regional Health Sands-Constellation Heart Institute. 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.
Primary Specialty


Practice Akbar K Ahmed, MD
Gender Male
Training Montefiore Medical Center, Unity Health System
Certification Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Electrophysiology
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna Healthcare (RGH does not participate with the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan), CareIQ, Cigna Healthcare, ElderONE, Emblem Health, Empire Plan, Excellus BCBS, Fidelis Care of NY (RGH does not participate with Fidelis Medicare Plans), First Niagara Business Works, Health Republic, HealthNow NY (RGH does not participate with HealthNow Medicaid Plans), Humana (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, Multi Plan, MVP Healthcare, North American Administrators, NY Medicaid, OneCall Medical, Pomco, TriCare, United Healthcare, Value Options (Behavioral Health), Wellcare of New York, YourCare Health Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Admitting Hospitals Rochester General Hospital
Languages English
Business Hours
Monday:7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday:7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday:7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday:7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday:7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Services Echocardiography, Stress echocardiography, Nuclear stress testing, 24-hour holter monitoring, Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, Pacemaker device management
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