Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Azam S. Ahmed, MD, FACS

  • Neurosurgery
Azam S. Ahmed, MD, FACS


Dr. Ahmed specializes in surgery for complex skull base tumors (meningiomas, pituitary adenomas, and acoustic neuromas), cerebrovascular disorders and neuroendovascular surgery. He also works closely with ear, nose and throat physicians for endoscopic skull base surgery. Some of Dr. Ahmed's research was directed at improving visualization for neuroendovascular procedures. The main goal of this research was to streamline stroke care and assist with clinical decision making while developing a user-friendly interface.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Neurological Surgery
    Medical School
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

    Neuroendovascular, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoeniz, AZ

    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Intraoperative MRI (iMRI)
    • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
    • Moya-Moya
    • Neuroendovascular Surgery
    • Transphenoidal Craniotomy