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A native of Charleston, West Virginia, Dr. Ahmed is a graduate of Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Following medical school, he completed his internship in internal medicine with the University of Texas Medical Branch at University Medical Center Brackenridge in Austin.

After completing his dermatology residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas--where he was clinic chief resident, Dr. Ahmed moved back to Austin and joined the faculty of University of Texas Physicians in 2011. He practices general dermatology at both the downtown Austin and Kyle clinics, with expertise in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology, and also runs the dermatology service for CommUnityCare in Austin. Dr. Ahmed is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Ahmed has a special interest in disorders of pigmentation, especially vitiligo, and also directs the Central Texas Center for Pigmentary Disorders.

Dr. Ahmed is actively involved in research and has presented his findings at meeting around the world and through multiple peer-reviewed articles. He has been a leader in dermatologic education in Austin. Dr. Ahmed serves as Associate Program Director for the dermatology residency program at UT-Austin's Dell Medical School, and directs the dermatology block for the Mechanisms of Disease Module in the Dell Medical School curriculum.

In his free time, Dr. Ahmed and his wife enjoy travelling and hiking the Greenbelt trails here in Austin.

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Skin Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences
Hypopigmentation Medicine & Life Sciences
Drug Eruptions Medicine & Life Sciences
Alopecia Areata Medicine & Life Sciences
Treponema pallidum Medicine & Life Sciences
Excimer Lasers Medicine & Life Sciences
Herpes Zoster Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2017

Excimer light treatment for idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis: A pilot study

Gordon, J. R. S., Reed, K. E., Sebastian, K. R. & Ahmed, A. M. 2017 In : Dermatologic Surgery. 43, 4, p. 553-557 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Excimer Lasers

A generalized eruption in a rancher

Lieu, T. J., Park, A. N., Ahmed, A. M., Blanco, G. M. & Luby, J. P. Jun 1 2013 In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 56, 11

Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

13 Citations

A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of oral polypodium leucotomos extract as an adjunct to sunscreen in the treatment of melasma

Ahmed, A. M., Lopez, I., Perese, F., Vasquez, R., Hynan, L. S., Chong, B. & Pandya, A. G. Aug 2013 In : JAMA Dermatology. 149, 8, p. 981-983 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewLetter

10 Citations

A review of cutaneous drug eruptions

Ahmed, A. M., Pritchard, S. & Reichenberg, J. May 2013 In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 29, 2, p. 527-545 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Drug Eruptions
Pharmaceutical Preparations

PHOTO QUIZ. A generalized eruption in a rancher

Lieu, T. J., Park, A. N. A., Ahmed, A. M., Blanco, G. M. & Luby, J. P. Jun 1 2013 In : Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 56, 11

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle