Ahmad is a Melbourne based Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon.
He is Head of Upper GI Surgery at the Austin Hospital, Melbourne and is Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Melbourne.
Ahmad has clinical, teaching and research interests in advanced laparoscopic surgery, reflux, Barretts and OG Cancer as well as Bariatric surgery. Specific areas of interest in bariatrics include mechanisms of surgery, the role of revisional surgery and modern metabolic care. He is a strong advocate for equity of access and is currently leading the development of a National Framework For Delivery of Bariatric Surgery in public hospitals
Ahmad has performed over 3000 bariatric procedures and his practice encompasses gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, endotherapeutic techniques and complex revisional bariatric surgery.
Ahmad is a regular contributor to national and international meetings with over 90 presentations and more than 40 peer reviewed publications and book chapters and is representative on several professional associations and advisory bodies in Upper GI surgery and bariatric surgery including having served as President of ANZMOSS