Biography & Education


Dr. Ahmad completed his undergraduate education at the University of Glasgow Medical School in Scotland.  He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Illinois, Metro Group Hospitals in Chicago and later completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery. Dr. Ahmad brings several honors and awards to The Oregon Clinic - Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery division, including the John Hunter Medal in Biology and Colin C. MacPherson Bequest Prize in Orthopedic Surgery.

During his spare time, Dr. Ahmad enjoys music, medieval history and literature.  He also maintains interests in skiing, rugby and cricket.

Areas of expertise

Anal Fissures, Anorectal Abscesses & Fistulas, Colon and Rectal Cancer and Polyps, Diverticulitis, Hemorrhoids

  • M.B. Ch.B. with Commendation, University of Glasgow Medical School, Glasgow, Scotland, 1987-1992
  • Junior House Office, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Departments of General Surgery and General Medicine, Glasgow Scotland, 1992-1993
  • Senior House Officer, Department of Orthopedics and Trauma, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, 1993-1994
  • Residency, Cook County Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Chicago, 1994-1995
  • Residency, University of Illinois, Metro Group Hospitals, Department of General Surgery, Chicago, 1995-2000
  • Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, St Vincent Health Center, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Erie, PA, 2000-2001
  • Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at St. Marks' Hospital in London 2002
  • English

Care Locations

The Oregon Clinic-Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery
4805 NE Glisan St.
Suite 6N60
Portland , OR 97213
The Oregon Clinic-Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery at St. Vincent
9155 SW Barnes Rd.
Suite 436
Portland , OR 97225
Fax 503-416-7377


Board Certifications
  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Surgery - general
Conditions Treated