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Dr. Sonya Ahmed, MD

Dr. Sonya Ahmed, MD

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    Overview

    Sonya Ahmed, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in treating sports-related foot and ankle injuries.She is an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and chief of the Foot and Ankle Division at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Ahmed has served as a consultant physician for the Chargers and was also selected as chief medical officer of the 2016 Youth Olympic Games by the United States Olympic Committee.Dr. Ahmed completed her fellowship training at the prestigious Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Alabama. During her fellowship, she received additional training in foot and ankle reconstruction at the University of Alabama. She completed her orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch and earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri Kansas City Medical School. She is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery.Dr. Ahmeds decision to become an orthopedic surgeon came from her lifelong love of athletics and her understanding of the impact of injury and recovery. As an American of Egyptian heritage, Dr. Ahmed joined the Egyptian National Gymnastics Team at age 16. She later became the first female pole vaulter at her medical school. While in medical school, she achieved many athletic honors including Mid-Continent Conference Female Scholar Athlete-of-the-Year for two consecutive years. Dr. Ahmed enjoys staying fit through a variety of gym workouts and outdoor activities in San Diego.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/ortho/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Orthopedic Surgeon

    Sports Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree - University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

    Other Degree - University of Missouri Kansas City, MO

    Other Degree - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston Tx

    Other Degree - ASMI-American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, Alabama

    Medical Degree - Orthopedic Surgeon

    Medical Degree - Chief, Foot and Ankle Division

    Medical Degree - Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 2011

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Sonya Ahmed, may include:

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    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by an Orthopedic Surgeon, like Dr. Sonya Ahmed, may include:

    Orthopedic Consultation, Spinal Cord Surgery, Arthroscopy, Orthopedic Follow Up, Spinal Cord Tumor, Spine Specialist Consultation, Spine Specialist Follow Up, Vertebroplasty, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma, Orthopedic Brace, Spinal Cord Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spinal Cord Reconstructive Surgery, Spinal Cord Second Opinion, Laminectomy, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Hand Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Replacement Surgery, Hip and Knee Surgery Consultation, Hip and Knee Surgery Follow Up, Orthopedic Reconstruction Consultation, Hand and Wrist Reconstruction, Orthopedic Reconstruction Follow Up, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Total Shoulder Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation, Elbow Replacement Surgery, Osteotomy, Ligament Reconstruction, Orthopedic Trauma Follow Up, Deformity Correction (Post Trauma), Joint Contracture Release, Limb Reconstruction, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Surgery, Spine Immobilization, Allograft Reconstruction, Nail Cement Spacer Reconstruction, Prosthetics, Osteotomy, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Fingers Reconstruction, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Spinal Infusions, Kyphoplasty, Partial Knee Replacement, Casting and Splinting, Revisional Hip Replacement Surgery, Revisional Knee Replacement Surgery, Limb Lengthening and Realignment, Spinal Cord Surgery Consultation, Orthopedic Second Opinion, Independent Medical Exam (Orthopedic), Orthopedic Consultation (Spine), Orthopedic Follow Up (Spine), Diskectomy / Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implantation Consultation, Arthrodesis, Arthropathy, Orthopedic Consultation (Ankle), Orthopedic Follow Up (Ankle), Ankle Second Opinion, Knee arthroscopy, Hip arthroscopy, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Consultation, Shoulder Reconstructive Surgery Follow up and Viscosupplementation

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    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Ahmed's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest UC San Diego Medical Center - Surgical Services

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive - Sports Medicine

    4520 Executive Drive

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (844) 377-7678

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    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices - Orthopedic Surgery

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-8200

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest UC San Diego Medical Center

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (619) 543-6222

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive

    4510 Executive Drive

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-7000

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    5.0

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    Based on 1 reviews

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    Office Experience

    100% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    Attentiveness

    100% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    80% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    100% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Sonya Ahmed an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ahmed has been rated and reviewed by 1 patient. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Ahmed, her bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Sonya Ahmed accepting new patients?

    Yes, Sonya Ahmed is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Sonya Ahmed offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Ahmed's office at (858) 657-7000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Sonya Ahmed offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Ahmed's office at (858) 657-7000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Sonya Ahmed speak?

    Sonya Ahmed speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Sonya Ahmed have?

    Sonya Ahmed is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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