Ammar Ahmed, MD

Assistant Professor

20062019
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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 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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Research Output 2006 2019

A Young Woman With an Erythematous Rash, Fever, Tachycardia, and Pancytopenia: Answer

McAndrew, R., Thelin, L. & Ahmed, A., Jan 1 2019, In : The American Journal of dermatopathology. 41, 1, p. 73-74 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancytopenia
Exanthema
Tachycardia
Fever

Pigmentation Disorders in the Elderly

Armenta, A. M., Henkel, E. D. & Ahmed, A., Mar 8 2019, In : Drugs and Aging. 36, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Pigmentation Disorders
Hypopigmentation
Skin Pigmentation
Skin Aging
Hyperpigmentation

Therapeutic interventions to lessen the psychosocial effect of vitiligo in children: A review

Cadmus, S. D., Lundgren, A. D. & Ahmed, A., Jul 1 2018, In : Pediatric Dermatology. 35, 4, p. 441-447 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vitiligo
Self-Help Groups
Tattooing
Psychology
Skin Pigmentation

A Young Woman With an Erythematous Rash, Fever, Tachycardia, and Pancytopenia

McAndrew, R., Thelin, L. & Ahmed, A., Jun 20 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Dermatopathology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancytopenia
Exanthema
Tachycardia
Fever

Cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman disease

Keeling, B., Thelin, L. L. P., Gavino, A. C. & Ahmed, A., Jul 1 2017, In : Skinmed. 15, 4, p. 301-302 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sinus Histiocytosis
Sweat
Cheek
Hyperlipidemias
Hispanic Americans