Dr. Ahmed received his medical degree in 1989. He completed his specialty residency at LAC-USC medical center, Los Angeles, CA, in 2002 and became a diplomat of the American Board of pain management. Dr. Ahmed is a staff physician at several southern California Hospitals, a member of the American Medical Association, Orange County Medical Association, and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. Dr. Ahmed was an assistant professor In University of Southern California (USC) for 9 years. Dr. Ahmed has been practicing medicine in southern California for more than 15 years before practicing bariatric medicine full time.

Dr. Ahmed has committed to the medical treatment of the overweight and obese patient. He has been very passionate about treating obesity as a chronic disease using combination drug therapy, in addition to diet and exercise protocols on a long-term basis.