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Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
2.7 (21)
Map Pin Small Taft, CA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, MD is a Pulmonologist in Taft, CA. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Kakatiya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences and is affiliated with Kern Valley Healthcare District, Good Samaritan Hospital and Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ahmed, completed a residency at Christ Comm Hospital|VA Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Ahmed an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Ahmed works at Practice in Taft, CA with other offices in Bakersfield, CA and Lake Isabella, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ahmed's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Vibul Tangpraphaphorn M.d. Inc.
    109 Adkisson Way, Taft, CA 93268 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 765-2173
  2. 2
    Edward L. Nichols MD
    3801 SAN DIMAS ST, Bakersfield, CA 93301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 327-3747
  3. 3
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    6621 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 327-3747
  4. 4
    San Joaquin Valley Pulmonary Group
    5801 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93309 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 327-3747

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  • Kern Valley Healthcare District
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

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Bronchitis
Low Blood Oxygen Level
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Tobacco Use Disorder
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Acidosis
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Dehydration
Down Syndrome
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Interstitial Lung Disease
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Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nail Infection
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Partial Lung Collapse
Pneumonia
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Hypertension
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bronchoscopy
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Sleep Study
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
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Arthritis of the Elbow
Asbestosis
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Lung Neoplasms
Bladder Infection
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
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Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchiolitis
Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
Bronchospasm
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
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Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
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Chronic Sinusitis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
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Constipation
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Cystic Fibrosis
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Depressive Disorders
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Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
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Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
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Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
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Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Hammer Toe
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Hip Pointer
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
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Interstitial Cystitis
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Kidney Infection
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Lung Abscess
Lung Nodule
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Mastodynia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Motion Sickness
Muscle Weakness
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
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Neurogenic Bladder
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
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Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
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Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
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Proteinuria
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Rash
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Restless Leg Syndrome
Rheumatoid Lung Disease
Ringworm
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Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
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Tobacco Withdrawal
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Vitamin D Deficiency
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Geriatric Assessment
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Independent Educational Evaluation
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Lyme Disease Evaluation
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Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
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Ovarian Cancer Screening
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Prostate Cancer Screening
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Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
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Respiratory Management
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
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Syphilis Screening
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Wellness Examination
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi, Spanish and Urdu
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    NPI Number
    • 1033137591
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tulane Hospital Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Christ Comm Hospital|VA Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Osmania General Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Kakatiya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
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    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Ahmed has seen patients for Asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ahmed on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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