Dr. Iftekhar U. Ahmad, MD, MS specialized in oncology

Dr. Iftekhar U. Ahmad, MD, MS

Medical Director of Oncology and Radiation Oncology at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL, United States

Country United States
Speciality Oncology
Subspeciality Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, GI Cancer, GYN Cancer
Experience 2005 years
Languages English

Dr. Ahmad is the Medical Director of Oncology and Radiation Oncology at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL, United States. He also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Medicine, University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine at Rockford, United States.

Areas of expertise: General Radiation Oncology, Stereotactic Radiation, Radiosurgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, GI Cancer and GYN Cancer

About

Dr. Ahmad graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI in 2005 and then trained in internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital for one year. Prior to this he completed a Master's Degree with a thesis titled "Dietary Prevention of Prostate Cancer”. As Dr. Ahmad was interested in oncology and in particular radiation oncology, he then started training at Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit, MI specializing in radiation oncology. This four year program culminated in his graduation in 2010. He is board certified in radiation oncology. Dr. Ahmad is currently the Medical Director of Oncology and Radiation Oncology at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL, United States. During his time at OSF, Dr. Ahmad has brought many advancements to the program including stereotactic body radiation, radionuclide therapy, and American College of Radiology certification for the program. Dr. Ahmad is also a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and he has several publications and abstracts in the field of radiation oncology.


Experiences and Positions

2019 - Today

Medical Director of Oncology Services
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Center for Cancer Care,Rockford, IL, United states

2018 - Today

Medical Director of Radiation Oncology
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Center for Cancer Care,Rockford, IL, United states

2016 - Today

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine at Rockford, IL, United states

2016 - Today

Oncology Section Chairman
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Center for Cancer Care,Rockford, IL, United states

2011 - 2016

Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine
University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine at Rockford, IL, United states


Degrees and Certifications

Board Certified, American College of Radiology.

Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners.

Doctor of Medicine.
Wayne State University School of Medicine
2005

M.S. in Basic Medical Science
Wayne State University School of Medicine.
2001


Memberships

Member of:

  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American Association of Physician Leadership (formerly ACPE)
  • American College of Radiation Oncology

Markers of esteem

  • Chief Resident, Department of Radiation Oncology, Wayne State University (2010)
  • Southeast Michigan Continuing Medical Education (SEMCME) Research Council Award for Research Excellence (2009)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Wayne State School of Medicine (2005)
  • Aesculapian Honorary Service Organization, Wayne State School of Medicine, (2005)

Links

  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3856358/

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