Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Neurologist Naveed Ahmed, MD has practiced medicine for more than 20 years. His walls are covered with awards and certifications of recognition for his contributions to the field of neurology. His passion for patients suffering from stroke, chronic headaches, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, seizures, multiple sclerosis, dementia and many other diseases of the brain and nervous system is a model for physicians practicing neurology.
Dr. Ahmed is triple board-certified and has been recognized throughout the country for his expertise. He is the leader of the PMC Neurology Department which has been recognized consistently by the Joint Commission for meeting or exceeding the standard of care they provide.
He is a humble, soft-spoken man with a strong message for all who will listen. His message of quick response to signs and symptoms of stroke is easily understood and remembered through the acronym
F – Face drooping
A – Arm weakness
S – Is Speech slurred
T – Time to call 911
Dr. Ahmed says the word fast itself represents the urgency for patients to seek medical attention quickly for the best possible outcomes.
He works hand-in-hand with patients during their journey of healing and/or coping with the challenges of their conditions. He provides education to others through countless community screenings, health care symposiums, conventions and one-on-one conversations. He is a physician who literally goes the extra mile. His main office is on the eighth floor of the PMC Clinic but he also travels thousands of miles each year keeping his patients closer to home. He provides advanced specialty care in the Whitesburg Specialty Clinic, Prestonsburg Specialty Clinic, and the South Williamson Primary and Specialty Care Clinic. His dedication and commitment to serving his patients saves hundreds of families travel time and expenses.
Although Dr. Ahmed makes office visits as convenient as possible he is unwavering in his mission to remind everyone that if they are experiencing symptoms of stroke – do not wait, seek emergency care F.A.S.T. and go to the nearest emergency room.
For more information or to schedule an appointment for neurology services visit Dr. Ahmed’s Profile Page or call 606-218-2208.