Usman Ahmad, MD
Treatment & Services
- Abdominal Surgery
- Airway and Lung Conditions
- Bronchial Biopsy
- Bronchus Surgery
- Cancer Center
- Chest Surgery
- Claggetts Window
- Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
- Diaphragm Surgery
- ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
- Endoscopic Dilation
- Epigastric Hernia Repair
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Dilation
- Esophageal Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- GERD Surgery
- Heller Myotomy
- High Risk Reoperation Surgery
- Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery
- Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
- Lobectomy, VATS Lobectomy
- Lung Biopsy
- Lung Cancer Surgery
- Lung Lesion Surgery
- Lung Surgery
- Lung Transplant
- Lung Transplantation
- Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
- Mediastinal Biopsy Surgery
- Mediastinal Masses Surgery
- Mediastinal surgery
- Mediastinum Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
- Pericardial Window
- Pericardium Surgery
- Removal of Part or Whole Lung
- Robotic Esophagectomy
- Robotic Lobectomy
- Robotic Surgery
- Robotic Thoracic Surgery
- Robotically Assisted Lung Surgery
- Robotically Assisted Thoracic Surgery
- Robotically Assisted Thymectomy
- Sleeve Lobectomy
- Solid Organ Transplant
- Surgical Biopsy of Thoracic Lymph Nodes
- Surgical Treatment of Lung Nodules
- Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Section
- Thoracic Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery Department
- Thoracic Sympathectomy
- Thoracoscopic Surgery
- Thymus Gland Surgery
- Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
- Wedge Resection
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Abscess
- Abdominal Hernia
- Advanced Lung Disease
- Askin’s Tumors
- Chest Wall Sarcomas
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Collapsed Lung
- Collis Nissen/Nissen
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Diaphragm Hernia
- Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma (EHE)
- Esophageal Cancer
- Esophageal Diseases
- Esophageal Perforation
- Esophageal Stricture
- Esophagus Disease
- Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
- Hiatal Hernia
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
- Lung Abscess
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Mass
- Lung Nodules
- Malignant Mesothelioma
- Mediastinal Tumor
- Neuroendocrine Tumors
- Pericardial Effusion
- Pleural Effusion
- Primary Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Chest Wall
- Pulmonary Nodules
- Radiation Induced Chest Wall Sarcomas
- Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
- Stomach Cancer
- Thoracic Cancer
- Thymic Cancer
- Thymic Tumors
- Thyroid Cancer
- Tracheoesophageal Fistula
- Windpipe Injury
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY USA
Residency - Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT USA
Medical Education - Aga Khan University, Faculty of Medicine
- Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Thoracic oncology; lung cancer; esophageal cancer; tracheal tumors; thymic tumors; chest wall tumors; minimally invasive thoracic surgery, including robotic, thorascopic, laparoscopic and bronchoscopic procedures; cancer outcomes; and general thoracic surgery
Awards & Honors
- Best Resident Teacher Award, 2013
Research & Publications
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121 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
15 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020
The Dr. takes the time to listen and is compassionate and attentive
Reviewed on May 4, 2020
great hospital an great doctor Ahmad
Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020
Outstanding experience from Dr. Ahmad and his staff.
Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020
dr. Ahmad and his staff are excellent in their field of medicine. I would recommend Cleveland clinic and dr. Ahmad to anyone.
Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019
*Dr. Usman Ahmad is an awesome person, very caring.
Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019
Dr Ahmad and his team treated us like family. They are an asset to the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ahmad and his team exemplify world class service.
Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019
very good doctor with very good manners
Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019
couldn't have had a better experience with Dr Ahmad .
Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019
Coordination between the doctors was excellent.
Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019
Dr. Ahmad's treatment has shown on every visit to be thorough and positive on both a professional and personal basis. I feel he is caring and extremely capable.
Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019
Dr. Ahmad is an excellent care-giver and physician. I have an an excellent experience with him from the time of my diagnosis, through my surgery and all of my follow-up appointments. He is always willing to take the time to to explain, answer my questions and treat me with the utmost respect. He has a great deal of empathy and a very very caring and genuine demeanor. He is an incredible physician for the CC Institution and we certainly could you more physicians like Dr. Usman Ahmad in our society.
Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019
Dr Ahmad's calm manner and excellent communication inspired confidence in what is a stressful and worrying situation for me.
Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019
Dr Ahmad explained everything that was going to happen with my upcoming surgery and eased my mind about everything
Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019
Dr. U Ahmad is an exceptionally talented surgeon. He treated me with the upmost kindness and respect. He explained everything to me in detail and was always there for me. Dr. U Ahmad is truly the best doctor I have ever seen and it is an honor to be under his care. May God bless him always!
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019
Great bedside manner seems like this doctor really cares
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