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Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.6 (79)
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 30 years of experience. They graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Ahmad works at Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic in Baton Rouge, LA with other offices in Walker, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neuroplasty and Ganglion Cyst along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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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Locations

  1. 1
    Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
    8080 Bluebonnet Blvd Ste 1000, Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 924-2424
  2. 2
    Louisiana State University Surgical Center Department of Ophthalmology
    9032 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 768-5700
  3. 3
    Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
    5000 Odonavan Blvd Ste 514, Walker, LA 70785 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 380-1312

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

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    4.6
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    Based on 79 ratings
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    Jan 26, 2023
    Dr. Ahmad is an excellent physician with an exceptional staff. He is thorough and very knowledgeable. Always kind and explains everything. Short wait times.
    — Jan 26, 2023
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    About Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1295732345
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Rasheed Ahmad, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ahmad is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ahmad has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ahmad has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neuroplasty and Ganglion Cyst, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ahmad on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    79 patients have reviewed Dr. Ahmad. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ahmad.

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