S. Ahmad, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic
Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
and an Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
University Medical Center. He completed his orthopaedic surgery
residency training at New York Orthopaedic Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian//
Columbia University Medical Center in 2000. In 2001, Dr. Ahmad completed
a fellowship in sports medicine, which included physician team coverage
for many professional teams and universities, at the Kerlan-Jobe
Ahmad is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and a
member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association.
He is also the head team physician for The City College of New York,
local high schools, and serves as consultant to local metropolitan
gymnastics and swim teams.
Ahmad serves as the Chief of Adolescent and Pediatric Sports Medicine
and as the Director of Biomechanics Research at the Center for Orthopaedic
Research. He has authored more than 100 articles and book chapters
related to shoulder, elbow and sports medicine and has given greater
than 100 lectures nationally, and internationally. He is the author
of the textbook Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
He has ongoing research in the areas of biomechanics of the
elbow, ACL injury prevention and screening, and surgical techniques
for rotator cuff repair.
Ahmad specializes in shoulder instability and labral tears, rotator
cuff pathology, ACL injuries, Tommy John surgery, and advanced arthroscopic
surgical techniques for sports related injuries of the knee, shoulder
and elbow. Dr. Ahmad has received many awards for outstanding research
in the field of sports medicine.
On Friday, November 6, 2009, Dr. Ahmad received a Gold Key from Mayor Bloomberg during the Yankees Championship Parade and Celebration
Take a look!
Click to view Dr. Ahmad's 'Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries' book cover and preface. This book will be available at the upcoming
2010 AAOS meeting in New Orleans.
here to view Dr. Ahmad's Center for Shoulder, Elbow & Sports
here to view Dr. Ahmad's Elbow MCL Reconstruction Techniques video
here to view Drs. Levine, Ahmad & Blaine's "Minimally Invasive
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery" book cover