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Leaque Ahmed, MD

Positions and Appointments

2007-Present  Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
2007-Present  Attending Surgeon, Center for Advanced Surgery
Lawrence Hospital Center, Bronxville, NY

Clinical Specialties

Minimally invasive surgery
Bariatric surgery
Endocrine surgery
Pancreas surgery

Research Interests

Minimally invasive approaches to pancreas surgery
Surgical management of type 2 diabetes



Education and Training

2006-2007  Endocrine Surgery Fellow
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
1996-2000  General Surgery Resident
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
1995-1996  General Surgery Intern
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
1992-1995  Surgical Resident
Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK
1991-1992  Surgical Resident
Royapettah Hospital, Madras, India
1991  MBBS
Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India

Board Certifications


American Board of Surgery, 2001
New York State License, 2000
New Jersey State License, 2004
ECFMG Certificate, 1998

Professional Experience

2004-Present  Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
2001-Present  Assistant Attending Surgeon
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
2001-Present  ATLS Instructor
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
2001-Present  Lecturer, General Surgery Basic Science Lecture Series
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
2001-2006  Lecturer, CUNY Physician Assistant Program
Harlem Hospital , New York, NY

Professional Honors

Harlem Health Festival Service Award for exceptional commitment to the mental, physical and cultural health of the Harlem community, 2005

Professional Societies and Committees

Fellow of the American College Surgeons, 2006
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
American Society of Bariatric Surgeons
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, UK, 1994

Selected Publications

Hussain S, Ahmed L, Al-Sawwaf M.Venous Air Embolism from intravenous CT contrast administration. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Images for Surgeons, June 2005

Inabnet W, Sinha P, Ahmed L, Shifrin A.Safety of same day discharge in patients undergoing sutureless thyroidectomy: a comparison of local and general anesthesia, Thyroid, in review

Leaque Ahmed, William B Inabnet. Endoscopic approaches to the thyroid and parathyroid glands. In Nathaniel Soper and Lee Swanstrom, Eds, Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, third edition.

Presentations

Bariatric Surgery, Leaque Ahmed, MD, Amrita Persaud, RD. WHCR.FM radio interview at CCNY on Thursday, November16, 2006.

Safety of same day discharge in patients undergoing sutureless thyroidectomy: a comparison of local and general anesthesia. W.B. Inabnet, MD. Leaque Ahmed, MD, A.Shifrin, MD, presented at the New York surgical society Conjoint scientific session and dinner with the Philadelphia academy of surgery on April 18, 2007.

Role of pancreatic duct stent placement and intraoperative ultrasound for laparoscopic enucleation of pancreatic head insulinoma Leaque Ahmed, MD, video presentation at the SAGES on April 21, 2007.

Effective Appetite Management by Proximal Gastric Electric Stimulation. B.A.Zikria, MD, Leaque Ahmed, MD, Joseph F Zikria, BA, Mondidh Al-Sawwaf, MD, Arthur Cooper, MD. poster presentation at the SAGES Emerging Technology poster session 2007.

Screening all hypertensive patients with the aldosterone to renin ratio is economically sound.
J.A. Lee [1], R. Zarnegar [2], M. Russo [1], L. Ahmed [1], J. Allendorf [1], J. Chabot [1], W. Inabnet [1]; [1] Columbia University Medical Center, USA, [2] University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, USA poster accepted for presentation at the 2007 IAES meeting.

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Patients with Prior Abdominal Surgery. L.F. Morris [1], R. Zarnegar [2], L. Ahmed [3], Q.Y. Duh [4], J.A. Lee [5], W. Meyer-Rochow [6], S.B. Sidhu [6], M.W. Yeh [1]; [1] University of California at Los Angeles, USA, [2] University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, USA, [3] Columbia University Medical Center, USA, [4] University of California at San Francisco, USA, [5] Columbia University, USA, [6] University of Sydney, Australia Poster accepted for presentation at the 2007 IAES meeting.

Right Laparoscopic retroperitoneal adrenalectomy. James Lee, MD, Leaque Ahmed, MD, John Chabot, MD, Walz MD, WB Inabnet, MD. Video for presentation at ACS Clinical congress, October 2007.

Video-Endoscopic resection of ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma. Leaque Ahmed, MD, Joshua Sonett, MD, William Inabnet, MD. Video for presentation at ACS Clincal Congress, October, 2007.

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NY 10708
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