Dr Furqaan Ahmed is one of the leading gastroenterologists in Pakistan. He is a graduate of the Aga Khan University Medical School in Karachi, Pakistan. Following this, he went to the United States where he completed a post doctoral research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, residency training in Internal Medicine and then pursued a clinical hepatology fellowship, with particular emphasis on the treatment on the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection, at the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, a joint program at the Weill Medical Center of Cornell University and Rockefeller University.
Dr Furqaan Ahmed completed his gastroenterology fellowship training at New York Hospital and the Weill Medical Center of Cornell University in New York City. He then completed a one-year endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) training at the University of California, Davis in Sacramento. Finally, he completed a one year advanced endoscopy fellowship in ERCP at the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana. The ERCP program at Indiana University is the largest in North America and is one of the largest pancreatobiliary centers in the world with a world renowned faculty.
Dr Furqaan Ahmed is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has subspecialty board certification in Gastroenterology. He was recently elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the American College of Gastroenterology (FACG). He has been published in numerous international medical journals and has co-authored several chapters in well known Gastroenterology text books. He recently published his second book, a monograph on intra-abdominal tuberculosis.
After completing his training in the United States, Dr Furqaan Ahmed moved back to Karachi, Pakistan in 2008. He is a full-time consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at South City Hospital and visiting faculty at the Aga Khan University Hospital where he teaches medical students and post-graduate gastroenterology trainees. Dr Ahmed’s clinical practice encompasses a wide spectrum of gastroenterology and Hepatology.