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Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Raheel Ahmed, MD, PhD

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery


Dr. Ahmed specializes in pediatric and congenital neurosurgery, pediatric epilepsy, laser thermal ablation, brain tumors, craniofacial disorders, Chiari malformations and craniocervical anomalies.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Medical School
  • Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

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.

  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Chiari malformations
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Head Trauma
  • Hydrocephalus (Pediatric)
  • Intraoperative MRI (iMRI)
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
  • Moya-Moya
  • Pediatric Epilepsy (Neurosurgery)
  • Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Research & publications

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