Taufiq Ahmed, M.D., brings a wealth of pain management experience to Physician Partners of America, including a background in anesthesiology, focus in the treatment of migraine, and experience in spinal cord stimulation.
Dr. Ahmed earned his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2005 and was named the school’s Intern of the Year during his transitional medicine internship. He completed his anesthesiology residency at the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology (Georgia), and his fellowship in interventional pain medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology.
He began his career as an anesthesiologist at Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston, Va., and was later hired by the University of Florida School of Medicine Shands Jacksonville (Florida) Hospital, as an attending physician in interventional pain management and general anesthesiology.
He has also served as an interventional pain management physician and anesthesiologist at Spine and Joint Pain Management in Orange Park, Fla., Advantacare in Altamonte Springs, Fla., and Doctors Pain Management Associates in Kissimmee, Fla.
Dr. Ahmed is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association, among others.
“Pain management is not one size fits all, and I enjoy the challenge of getting to the root of the problem and making someone functional again,” he said. “My goal is always to improve quality of life and functionality.”
A native of New Jersey, he is multilingual, speaking Urdu and Hindi in addition to English. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, hiking, travel and fitness.