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Department Center for Neuro-Restoration
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Neurology
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics
Headache Medicine - Neurology
Salt Lake City, UT USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Medical College of Wisconsin Clinics
Milwaukee, WI USA


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Headache Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Zubair Ahmed, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/1/2022, Dr. Ahmed has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Ahmed receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • AbbVie, Inc.
  • Lilly USA, LLC
  • Biohaven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Equity Dr. Ahmed owns stock or stock options in the following companies for activities as a founder, inventor, discover, developer:

  • Apex Medical Research, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

50 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr. Zubair is the best, and anyone I hear mention they have migraines , I definitely drop his name! I really don't know what I would do without this doctor, he knows exactly what he is doing, he asks all the right questions, takes his time with you , explains everything very well. He actually shows he cares! Thanks Doc!

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr. Ahmed does an outstanding job for my mother. I appreciate all his help with her trigeminal Neuralgia. He got us In after we had to cancel her original appointment so her botox shots did not lapse.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Dr. Ahmed is compassionate and efficient. He even called to get my appointment rescheduled when I had to cancel. I would recommend this provider to anyone suffering with Headaches.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

The Doctor was very good

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Doctor was excellent

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Provider seemed distracted.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

The doctor was very good

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr Ahmed is always so informative on treatment! I have learned more from him in the last year than I have the last 40 years with my migraines!

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

The Dr is the only staff that is rate very poor. I didn't speak to any video staff.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Cleveland Clinic is very lucky to have Dr. Ahmed. I cannot express how appreciative I am to have found him as a doctor; he is empathetic, actively listens, and really is with you during your appointment. More doctors could learn from him in the professional field!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

Second visit to Dr. Ahmed. Like him very much.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

The doctor that I did see seems very caring and we discuss methods of treating my migraines overall I was very pleased with him

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr Ahmed has our complete confidence.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Dr. Ahmed was very courteous, and answered all questions and concerns I had about my migraines. He helped me with the referral I needed to the neurological ophthalmologist, and got me the refills on my preventative I needed.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Ahmed is always kind and considerate to my mother. She does not like getting the botox shots that he gives her but he always treats her with kindness.

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