PHILADELPHIA (January 2, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Sheela Ahmed, MD, who will be joining the Department of Medicine as an associate clinical professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Sleep, and Critical Care Medicine.
Ahmed comes to Fox Chase from Wellspan Health, where she was a pulmonary, critical care, and sleep physician.
She received her medical degree from Patna Medical College and Hospital in Patna, India. Ahmed completed her residency in internal medicine and was the chief fellow of the pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India.
Ahmed then became a British Thoracic Society Fellow at St. Thomas Hospital in London and North Manchester General Hospital before arriving in the United States. She completed another residency in internal medicine and another fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.
She is board certified in internal, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Ahmed had previous licenses in Oregon and Washington, but is currently licensed in Pennsylvania. She is also a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Association of Sleep Medicine, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Ahmed is a published author on pulmonary disorders and an active participant in graduate medical education. She has presented at various conferences and has guest lectured for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
Ahmed will begin work at Fox Chase on January 6, 2020.