Specialties

Spine

Neurosurgery

At a Glance

  • 2014 Started practicing
  • 3 Years experience
  • 3 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 3 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Ahmad

Faiz U. Ahmad, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, as well as Director of Spinal Neurosurgery and Neuro-trauma at Grady Health System.  His specialty interests include minimally invasive methods of treating spinal disorders, treatment of spinal tumors, artificial cervical disc replacement, use of computer-assisted navigation techniques in spinal surgery, complex spinal reconstruction surgery and spinal cord injury.

Dr. Ahmad is also a prolific researcher, contributing over 200 peer reviewed papers, book chapters, abstracts and oral presentations. His research interests include spinal injury, minimally invasive neurosurgery and traumatic brain injury. He also serves as an editor and reviewer for several national and international peer-reviewed neurosurgical journals, as well as on several national and regional neurosurgery committees. Dr. Ahmad completed his neurosurgical residency and two fellowships, including a complex spinal surgery fellowship, at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. 

My Clinical Interests

  • anterior lumbar interbody fusi
  • brain injury
  • brain surgery
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • cerebral edema
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cervical fusion
  • chiari malformations
  • compression fractures
  • disc degeneration
  • discectomy
  • dorsal column stimulator
  • head injury
  • hemangioma
  • herniated disc
  • kyphoplasty
  • kyphosis
  • laminectomy
  • laminoplasty
  • lumbar decompression
  • lumbar disorders
  • lumbar fusion
  • microdiscectomy
  • microsurgery
  • muscle and nerve biopsy
  • peripheral nerve surgery
  • posterior lumbar interbody fus
  • radiculopathy
  • sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • spinal cord stimulator
  • spinal implants
  • spinal infections
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal surgery
  • spinal trauma
  • spinal tumors
  • Spine Tumor
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • stereotactic surgery
  • stroke
  • tethered spinal cord
  • thoracic fusion
  • Traumatic Brain Injury TBI
  • vertebral fractures
  • vertebroplasty

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
2001

RESIDENCY

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
2014

FELLOWSHIP

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
2012

Professional Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Georgia Neurosurgical Society

Major Publications

Link to Google Scholar list of over 100 publications

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=P_uUP04AAAAJ&hl=en

Locations & Appointments

3 Office Location(s)

1

Grady Memorial Hospital

80 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
  • 404-616-4123
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2

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Ste 350
Atlanta, GA 30342
  • 404-778-5770
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3

Emory Clinic 'B'

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-5770
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3 Hospital Affiliation(s)

4

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
H
5

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
H
6

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India
2001

RESIDENCY

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
2014

FELLOWSHIP

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
2012

Professional Memberships

American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

Georgia Neurosurgical Society

Major Publications

Link to Google Scholar list of over 100 publications

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=P_uUP04AAAAJ&hl=en