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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Ahmed specializes in all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery and has a focused interested in surgical management of congenital pediatric spinal disorders and pediatric epilepsy.

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Clinics

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital
University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurological Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Fellowship

Pediatric Neurosurgery,  The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

Minimally Invasive Neuroendoscopy, St. Radbound University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA.


Residency University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Internship University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Medical School Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
Research

Dr. Ahmed's research focuses on the surgical management of epilepsy and pediatric congenital spinal disorders.


PubMed Articles
Ahmed R Menezes AH Torner JC Role of resection and adjuvant therapy in long-term disease outcomes for low-grade pediatric intramedullary spinal cord tumors. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2016 Nov;18(5):594-601
[PubMed ID: 27420482]
Ahmed R Rutka JT The role of MEG in pre-surgical evaluation of epilepsy: current use and future directions. Expert Rev Neurother . 2016 Jul;16(7):795-801
[PubMed ID: 27101469]
Erwood AM Abel TJ Grossbach AJ Ahmed R Dahdaleh NS Dlouhy BJ Acutely unstable cervical spine injury with normal CT scan findings: MRI detects ligamentous injury. J Clin Neurosci . 2016 Feb;24:165-7
[PubMed ID: 26601812]
Ahmed R Menezes AH Clinical presentation and management of proatlas segmentation defect presenting with palatal myoclonus: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2015 Sep;16(3):317-21
[PubMed ID: 26023804]
Flouty O Abode-Iyamah K Ahmed R Wilson S Menezes AH Junctional susceptibility of the pediatric spine: a case report. Childs Nerv Syst . 2015 May;31(5):797-800
[PubMed ID: 25260546]
Ahmed R Sheybani A Menezes AH Buatti JM Hitchon PW Disease outcomes for skull base and spinal chordomas: a single center experience. Clin Neurol Neurosurg . 2015 Mar;130:67-73
[PubMed ID: 25590662]
Viljoen S Hitchon PW Ahmed R Kirby PA Cordectomy for intramedullary spinal cord glioblastoma with a 12-year survival. Surg Neurol Int . 2014;5:101
[PubMed ID: 25101196]
Ahmed R Menezes AH Awe OO Torner JC Long-term disease and neurological outcomes in patients with pediatric intramedullary spinal cord tumors. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2014 Jun;13(6):600-12
[PubMed ID: 24702616]
Ahmed R Menezes AH Awe OO Mahaney KB Torner JC Weinstein SL Long-term incidence and risk factors for development of spinal deformity following resection of pediatric intramedullary spinal cord tumors. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2014 Jun;13(6):613-21
[PubMed ID: 24702614]
Menezes AH Ahmed R Primary atlantoaxial bone tumors in children: management strategies and long-term follow-up. J Neurosurg Pediatr . 2014 Mar;13(3):260-72
[PubMed ID: 24437986]
Yin T Lindley TE Albert GW Ahmed R Schmeiser PB Grady MS Howard MA Welsh MJ Loss of Acid sensing ion channel-1a and bicarbonate administration attenuate the severity of traumatic brain injury. PLoS One . 2013;8(8):e72379
[PubMed ID: 23991103]
Ahmed R Menezes AH Management of operative complications related to occipitocervical instrumentation. Neurosurgery . 2013 Jun;72(2 Suppl Operative):ons214-28; discussion ons228
[PubMed ID: 23313976]
Ahmed R Greenlee JD Traynelis VC Preservation of spinal instrumentation after development of postoperative bacterial infections in patients undergoing spinal arthrodesis. J Spinal Disord Tech . 2012 Aug;25(6):299-302
[PubMed ID: 21617567]
Ahmed R Traynelis VC Menezes AH Fusions at the craniovertebral junction. Childs Nerv Syst . 2008 Oct;24(10):1209-24
[PubMed ID: 18389260]