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Yasir Ahmed, MD

Yasir Ahmed, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)
Yasir Ahmed, MD

Yasir Ahmed, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

Personal Statement

Baltimore native Dr. Yasir Ahmed earned his undergraduate degree in physiology and neurobiology from the University of Maryland in College Park and his medical degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School’s Mount Auburn Hospital, a residency in ophthalmology at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and a fellowship in cornea and external disease at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

In practice since 2012, Dr. Ahmed is board certified in ophthalmology with primary clinical interests in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He is experienced in advanced technology lens implants and small-incision, no-suture, patch cataract surgery including laser-assisted cataract surgery. In addition, he is trained in complex cataract surgery, complex anterior segment surgery, refractive surgery (including LASIK), lens exchanges, secondary intraocular lens (IOL) implants and corneal transplants. He also treats diabetic eye disease and glaucoma.

Away from his practice, Dr. Ahmed enjoys basketball, exercising, cars and spending time with his growing family.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage HMO
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage POS
  • AARP - Medicare Advantage PPO
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (HMO)
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (POS)
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Advantage Replacement HMO
  • Aetna - Medicare Advantage Replacement PPO
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - OA
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • American Pioneer Life - Health Benefit Plans
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Assurant Health - CoreMed
  • Assurant Health - Health Access
  • Assurant Health - Individual Plan
  • Assurant Health - PPO
  • BC/BS - Anthem
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS of Texas - UT Select PPO
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • Benefit Planners
  • Boon Chapman - HMO
  • Boon Chapman - PPO
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access Plus
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - International
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • DARS
  • First Health - PPO
  • Galaxy Health - PPO
  • GEHA Health Plans - Standard Option (PPO)
  • Golden Rule - Basic Plan
  • Golden Rule - CoPay 25
  • Golden Rule - PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Healthsmart PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Open Access
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • Guardian - Open Access
  • Guardian - PPO
  • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement HMO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • MultiPlan - HealthEOS
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • New Era Life - Health Plans
  • Old Surety Life - Health Benefit Plans
  • Pacificare - PPO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • Physicians Mutual - Health Plans
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - POS
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) - PPO
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Standard Life - Health Insurance
  • State Farm - Health Insurance
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - CHIP (Children's Health Ins. Program)
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - HMO
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • TML - PPO
  • Today's Options
  • Today's Options - PFFS
  • Tower Life - Insurance Plans
  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • UMR - Insurance Plans
  • UMR - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Medicare Replacement HMO
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

Brown University School of Medicine (2012)

Residency

Penn State University Hosp Milton S Hershey GME,

Fellowship

Wills Eye Hospital (2017)

Available Appointments

Astoria

11914 Astoria Blvd. Suite 680 Houston, TX 77089 (281) 484-7171

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          Beechnut

          7710 Beechnut, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77074 (713) 777-7145

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