Physician Spotlight- Taufiq Ahmed, M.D.

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Taufiq Ahmed, M.D. is a pain management specialist with Pain Relief Center’s, an affiliate of Physician Partners of America, Orlando clinic.

Although he is a New Jersey native, 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, ultimately bringing him to Florida.

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.

“My goal is always to improve quality of life and functionality.” –Taufiq Ahmed, M.D.

Dr. Ahmed is multilingual, speaking Urdu and Hindi in addition to English. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, hiking, travel and fitness.


Holly Self is a Graphic Design Specialist for Physician Partners of America. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is a fast-growing national healthcare company committed to combatting the opioid crisis through interventional pain management. Founded in 2013 with three employees, it has rapidly grown to more than 500, and manages a wide range of medical practices.

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