Noor Ahmad, MD

Accepting New Patients

Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Cancer Treatment, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Pulmonary Embolism, IVC Filter Placement and Retrieval, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, UFE - Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Varicose Veins

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Dr. Noor Ahmad is board certified in diagnostic radiology and interventional radiology. Dr. Ahmad is an assistant professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an assistant attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He formerly served as chief of interventional radiology at Staten Island University Hospital/ Northwell Health. 

Dr. Ahmad has expertise in performing minimally invasive procedures to manage and treat a wide array of clinical conditions ranging from cancer care to men’s and women’s health. His particular focus and interests are in the treatment of blood clots within legs (deep venous thrombosis) and lungs (pulmonary embolism). Related to this, Dr. Ahmad is an expert in complex removal of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters. 

Rounding out his practice,  Dr. Ahmad performs a wide range of procedures for cancer and non-cancer pain which includes image-guided joint injections, blocks, and ablations. Finally, Dr. Ahmad has expertise in performing knee embolizations for both recurrent bleeding and osteoarthritis. 

Prior to medical school, Dr. Ahmad was a bioengineer and performed research within a tissue engineering laboratory. After medical school and radiology training at New York Medical College, where he served as chief resident, Dr. Ahmad received his training in vascular and interventional radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 

Dr. Ahmad is an active teacher of fellows, residents, and medical students and has authored numerous book chapters and research articles. In addition, he has presented nationwide and is a member in several radiology societies including the Society of Interventional Radiology and Radiologic Society of North America. 

Gender

  • Male

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Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:

Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, New York Medical College
  • Internship: Pennsylvania Hospital
  • Residency: Westchester Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Research

Selected Publications

Ahmad N, Schiffman MH, Sos TA.. Renal Artery Stenosis. (Book Chapter) In: Rastinehad AR, Siegel DN, Pinto PA, Wood BJ (Eds.). Interventional Urology. Springer International, Heidelberg. 2016.

Ahmad N, Shilo D, Siddiqui S. Pain Management. (Book Chapter) In: Pua B, Madoff D, Covey A (Eds). Interventional Radiology: Fundamentals of Clinical Practice. Oxford University Press, New York. 2017.

Reis SP, Zhao K, Ahmad N, Widemon RS, Root CW, Toomay SM, Horowitz JM, Sista AK. Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Endovascular Therapy. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2017.

Chen J, Ramjit A, Ahmad N. Replaced Gastroduodenal Artery with Continuation as Accessory Left Hepatic Artery: A Rare Anatomical Variant. CVIR Endovascular. 2018. 


Lei BZ, Ramjit A, Chen J, Portal D, Ahmad N. Establishing an Interventional Radiology Clinic in a Community Hospital Setting [Abstract]. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  30(3), 85-86. Abstract no. 829. 2019.

Emmanuel G, Mehta V, Geller D, Giordano C, Scheiner J, Ahmad, N. Interventional Radiology procedures and the Obstetric Patient: Indications, Precautions and Challenges for the Mother and the Fetus. Presented at the Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 2016.


Chen J, Ramjit A, Giordano C, Ahmad, N. The Interventional Radiologist's "PARTO" portal hypertension management: TIPS and additional tricks, Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 2018.


Chen J, Giordano C, Geller D, Scheiner J, Ahmad N. Management Algorithm of Acute Pulmonary Embolism in a Community-Based Hospital Setting. Association of University Radiologists Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2018.

Chen J, Giordano C, Ramjit A, Geller D, Scheiner J, Ahmad N. Transradial Approach for Noncoronary Interventions: Experience of a Community Based Academic Medical Center Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Meeting. Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles CA. 2018.