Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is pleased to welcome Neurologist Dr. Naveed Ahmed to its team of specialists.
Dr. Ahmed has been caring for patients in the region for more than a decade. He specializes in headaches, strokes, spine disorders and neuro-rehabiliation and has a special interest in treating Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, seizures, neuropathies and dementia.
He received his medical degree from Mysore Medical College in Mysore, India, where he also completed an internal medicine residency. Dr. Ahmed practiced internal medicine for more than five years before he and his family moved to the United States to further his education and career. He completed an internal medicine residency at Raritan Bay Medical Center in New Jersey and a neurology residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Ahmed completed a fellowship in neuro-rehabiliation and pain at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York and a second year of fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at Harvard Medical School.
He is board certified in neurology and stroke medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is also board certified in the field of headache medicine and spinal cord injury medicine.
Currently, Dr. Ahmed serves as the Director of the PMC Primary Stroke Center, Chairperson of Neurology at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine – University of Pikeville and adjunct clinical faculty member at the University of Kentucky. He is the past Chief of Staff at PMC and now serves as a past president on the hospital’s medical executive committee.
“PMC is a great place to practice medicine,” said Dr. Ahmed. My family and I enjoy living here and cherish the southern hospitality. I look forward to serving the community and working at PMC.”
Dr. Ahmed resides in Pikeville and is married with three children. Outside of medicine, his hobbies include playing table tennis and spending time with family and friends.
For more information about PMC’s neurology services, call 606-218-3500. To schedule an appointment, call 606-218-2208.