Faraz Shafique Ahmad, MD

Faraz Shafique Ahmad, MD

4.8 
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Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiac Amyloid
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - 2009
Residency:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 2012
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2016
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2018

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

65 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

39 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

39 Reviews

March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Ahmad has been seeing me for the past couple of years and I have a good deal of confidence in his treatment plan folr me. My blood pressure readings have assured me we are on the right path and headed in the right direction. He includes my viewpoints in every decision made thus far.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

He's very smart and nice to talk to

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Very kind and concerned

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December 02, 2021

5.0

He listens, makes excellent suggestions and makes me feel that he truly cares about my health

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November 08, 2021

5.0

He listened. I think that's one of the most important things in a doctor.

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October 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ahmad always takes the time to answer all your questions and addresses your concerns. Always caring and gives you great confidence in the information provided.

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October 04, 2021

5.0

He is nice to speak with he answers questions I have.

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September 23, 2021

5.0

intelligent informative

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August 09, 2021

5.0

He keeps me informed as to my options when discussing future treatments to keep me safe and healthy.

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July 15, 2021

5.0

Hes always on top of my hearts care. And I appreciate his knowledge and attention to details

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July 08, 2021

5.0

He is Detailed and concerned about his patients. His nurse Sedona, is awesome and patient care focused!! I appreciate her concern. They make a great team! Thanks to Melissa (admin) for assisting us with scheduling!

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Very caring and personable

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June 17, 2021

5.0

He explaines everything in a way I understand

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Great individual attention. Can contact any time.

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May 17, 2021

5.0

He is a good doctor takes his time with you

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April 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ahmad is caring,and he shows concern.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

I have a good deal of confidence in him after being his patient for the past couple of years.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

First of all, because he LISTENS to his patients Secondly, he is patient and does not give you the impression he wants to run off to see his next patient. He is extremely competent !!!

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February 09, 2021

5.0

Dr. Ahmad is very knowledgeable, and relates well to his patients.

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January 09, 2021

5.0

His compassion & skills.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Thorough visits, very knowledgeable & he appears concerned.

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December 18, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and easy to communicate with. Makes himself accessible to me.

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December 08, 2020

5.0

I have a lot of confidence in Dr. Ahmad's treatment plan.

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November 24, 2020

5.0

He has been very helpful

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November 23, 2020

5.0

Im satisfied with him.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

I like his approach in my treatment and his calm manner in discussing the continuation of it and his ability to answer my questions and what is going on with my particular problems concerning my heart and related problems.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

I am very satisfied with the treatment outlined by Dr. Ahmad.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

He's smart and attentive to my needs and very capable of addressing my heart's needs.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

I think the doctors and nurses are excellent!

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September 15, 2020

5.0

As stated I feel confident with care.

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September 15, 2020

5.0

I have nothing to compare it to, but I am satisfied with care.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Takes his time with me and explains everything well.

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Very friendly and impressed with the quality of care.

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August 25, 2020

5.0

He is one heck of doctor and a very kind man.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and caring. Obviously spend time getting ready for our Telehealth appointment. I appreciate his professionalism and manner.

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June 19, 2020

5.0

Attentive. Good listener. Encourages me to call him at anytime for anything.

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Very professional and knowledgeable. Easy to understand and answered all our questions and concerns.

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June 11, 2020

5.0

He has exhibited a good deal of knowledge and professional knowledge to me and I like his \bedside\" manner."

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June 11, 2020

5.0

I have a lot of confidence in Dr. Ahmad.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Ownership or Investment Interests

Faculty member had an ownership or investment interest in the following companies

  • HealthSmarter, LLC dba Healthority

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Teladoc, Inc.

Service on Board of Directors

Faculty member served in a fiduciary capacity, such as a board member/director, officer, or trustee, for the following companies or other entities

  • HealthSmarter, LLC dba Healthority

External Professional Relationships

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