Amin Al-Ahmad, M.D.

Electrophysiology

Dr. Al-Ahmad completed his undergraduate studies in bioengineering at Syracuse University in New York. He went on to complete his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Al-Ahmad continued his medical studies at Tufts University, completing an internship and residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in general cardiology, and a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology. After graduation from medical school, Dr. Al-Ahmad also served as an instructor in the medical school at Tufts University. After Tufts, he joined the faculty at the Stanford University School of Medicine in California for an additional 10 years before joining Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia in Austin, Texas. During his tenure at both Tufts and Stanford universities, Dr. Al-Ahmad was the recipient of several teaching excellence awards.

In addition, Dr. Al-Ahmad has participated in research and publication in the area of cardiac electrophysiology, both as a primary or co-author of significant numbers of scientific articles as well as co-editor of several books in the field of electrophysiology. He has also delivered numerous papers and lectures in the area of cardiac electrophysiology both in the United States and internationally. In addition to private practice, Dr. Al-Ahmad continues to be actively involved in a large number of research grants and programs. Dr. Al-Ahmad’s area of special interest is ablation of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias as well as the evaluation and development of new technologies.

Education

  • M.D., Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1992-1996
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 1996-1999
  • General Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowships, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 1999-2003
  • Syracuse University, B.S. Summa Cum Laude, 1988-1992

Professional Memberships

  • Heart Rhythm Society – Fellow
  • American College of Cardiology – Fellow
  • American College of Physicians
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Order of the Engineer

Awards And Honors

  • 2012 Teaching award, Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiology)
  • 2010 Stanford University School of Medicine Faculty Fellow
  • 2006 William E. Hancock Teaching Award. Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University
  • 2001 Oliver Smith Award for patient care, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Preventive Cardiology Clinic
  • 1999 First place, Astra-Zeneca Cardiovascular Young Investigator Award
  • 1996 William Damesheck Undergraduate Research Award, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • 1996 Zarren Family Award (excellence in clinical cardiology), Tufts University School of Medicine
  • 1992 University Scholar (Valedictorian), Syracuse University
  • 1992 I.A. Hotze Award in Bioengineering for Outstanding Achievement, Syracuse University
  • 1993 College Marshall, L.C. Smith School of Engineering, Syracuse University
  • 1991 Syracuse Remembrance Scholar, Syracuse University
  • 1991 Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society, President, Syracuse University
  • 1991 Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, Syracuse University
  • 1991 Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Students, Syracuse University

News