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Riaz Ahmed, MD

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Dr. Riaz Ahmed, MD

Contact

Scripps Clinic Encinitas
310 Santa Fe Dr
Ste 312
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Biography

As a noninvasive cardiologist, Riaz Ahmed, MD, uses advanced technologies to detect and treat heart disease, including echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He is especially interested in heart failure, valvular disease and cardiac disease prevention.


Dr. Ahmed believes the best care is achieved when the patient and the physician engage in open and collaborative communication.


Dr. Ahmed is also the recipient of multiple honors and awards including election to Alpha Omega Alpha (medical honor society) and winner of the Eliot Corday Fellow of the Year Award.

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Echocardiography, Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography, 2005

Medical Education

  • Temple University School of Medicine, MD, 1998

Residencies

  • University of California, Los Angeles Dept of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2001

Fellowships

  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease, 2005
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