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Morris Hospital Cardiologist Appointed As Lecturer At Rush University

Morris Hospital Cardiologist Appointed As Lecturer At Rush University
May 21, 2018 Janet Long

Morris Hospital Cardiologist Appointed As Lecturer At Rush University

May 21, 2018, MORRIS, IL Dr. Syed Ahmed, a board-certified cardiologist with Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists, was appointed to the rank of Lecturer in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College within Rush University.

The appointment is a two-year term and allows Dr. Ahmed to both practice as a cardiologist and lecture at Rush University.

“I look forward to Dr. Ahmed’s continuing academic and professional contributions to Rush University,” said Dr. Thomas Deutsch, Provost at Rush University.

Dr. Ahmed has been a practicing cardiologist for 15 years and has been on staff at Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers since 2013. He came to Morris Hospital from Mercy Hospital in Des Moines where he was a practicing cardiologist for 10 years. He is board certified in internal medicine, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. He is also a member of the American College of Cardiology.

As cardiologist, Dr. Ahmed has expertise in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, blood pressure management, heart failure, circulation problems of the lower extremity and cholesterol management. His specialized training as an interventional cardiologist makes him qualified to perform advanced testing and procedures in the Morris Hospital Cath Lab, including angiography, angioplasty and stenting of the coronary and vascular arteries.

Along with Dr. Ahmed, Morris Hospital Cardiovascular Specialists also includes Dr. Mary Gordon, Dr. Muhammad Marwali and Dr. Athar Saeed. They have office locations in Morris at 151 W. High Street across from Morris Hospital; in Dwight at the Dwight Healthcare Center of Morris Hospital, 101 S. Prairie Ave.; in Ottawa at 1404 Aquarius Circle, Suite A; and in Channahon at the Morris Hospital Ridge Road Campus, 27240 W. Saxony Dr.

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