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Faran Ahmad, MBBS

Assistant Professor

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Infectious Diseases Fellowships
Infectious Diseases Divisions
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Faran Ahmad, MBBS

Assistant Professor

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Fellowship: Creighton University School of Medicine
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Medical School: King Edward Medical University 

Department

Medicine

Position

Assistant Professor

Articles

  • Stat Pearls
    Limaiem F,, Ahmad F. Mucinous Breast Carcinoma: Limaiem F, Ahmad F. StatPearls Publishing. Bookshelf ID: NBK538334, PMID: 30855918 2023
  • Stat Pearls
    Lackey AE, Ahmad F. X-linked agammaglobulinemia: Lackey AE, Ahmad F. StatPearls Publishing. Bookshelf ID: NBK549865, PMID: 31751055 2023
  • Stat Pearls
    Iftikhar SF, Ahmad F Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Iftikhar SF, Ahmad F. StatPearls Publishing. Bookshelf ID: NBK538423, PMID: 30860694 2023
  • Stat Pearls
    Chauhan M, Ahmad F. Ramipril: Chauhan M, Ahmad F. StatPearls Publishing. Bookshelf ID: NBK537119, PMID: 30725804 2023
  • Cureus
    Ahmad, Faran, Association of Non-traditional Indicators of Readers Engagement With Traditional Dissemination Metrics of COVID-19-Related Research. Ahmad F, Merwin M, Jaffari A H, Krajicek B. (January 26, 2023) Cureus 15(1): e34238. https://doi.10.7759/cureus.34238 2023
  • Stat Pearls
    Justiz Vaillant AA, Ahmad F Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency: Justiz Vaillant AA, Ahmad F. StatPearls Publishing. Bookshelf ID: NBK539770, PMID: 30969592 2023
  • Cureus
    Isern III R D, Toth S, Goldfarb M, Ahmad F Multifocal Brain Abscesses Due to Streptococcus intermedius. Isern III R D, Toth S, Goldfarb M, Ahmad F. Cureus. 2022 Dec 21;14(12):e32797. https://doi.10.7759/cureus.32797 PMID: 36694540 2022
  • Chest
    Ahmad F, Batool A, Depew Z, Mendoza N. COVID-19 Associated Pulmonary Mucormycosis Presenting as Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Rare Presentation. Ahmad F, Batool A, Depew Z, Mendoza N. Chest, 162(4), A462. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2022.08.354 PMCID: PMC9548971
    162, p. A462 2022
  • Pharmacy
    Destache CJ, Ahmad F, Rajendrapasad S, Loranger A, Pruett W, Jagan N, Krajicek B, Schmidt D, Quimby D, Velagapudi M, Boldt D, Hayes S, Anthone J, Kessel B, Vivekanandan R COVID-19 Mortality and Therapeutics in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa during Early Pandemic: Destache CJ, Ahmad F, Rajendrapasad S, Loranger A, Pruett W, Jagan N, Krajicek B, Schmidt D, Quimby D, Velagapudi M, Boldt D, Hayes S, Anthone J, Kessel B, Vivekanandan R. COVID-19 Mortality and Therapeutics in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa during Early Pandemic. Pharmacy. 2022; 10(4):6 https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmacy10040069 PMID: 35893707
    10, p. 6 2022
  • Infect Contr Hosp Epi
    Shiv A Patel, A Faran Central-Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Associated with Changes in Central Line Dressing Care Accompanying Changes in Nursing Education, Nursing Documentation, and Dressing Supply Kits. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2022 Apr 1:1-7. https://doi.10.1017/ice.2022.89 PMID: 35361306.
    1, p. 1-7 2022
  • Chest
    Ahmad F, Ahmed A Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Rare Sequela of COVID19. Ahmad F, Ahmed A, et al. Chest. 2021 Oct; 160(4): A94–A95. https://doi.10.1016/j.chest.2021.07.121 PMCID: PMC8502986.
    160, p. A94-A95 2021
  • Cureus
    Ahmad F, Brubaker M, Rajendraprasad S S Challenges in the Management of Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections in Patients with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt – A Review Article Ahmad F, Brubaker M, Rajendraprasad S S, et al. (August 09, 2021) Cureus 13(8): e17035. doi:10.7759/cureus.17035 , PMID: 34522514 2021
  • International Journal of Infectious Diseases.
    Ahmad F, Ahmed A Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults: A rare sequela of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Ahmad F, Ahmed A, et al. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Jul; 108: 209–211. https://doi.10.1016/j.ijid.2021.05.050 PMID: 34044140
    108, p. 209-211 2021
  • StatPearls
    Majeed H, Ahmad F. Mycotic Aneurysm. Majeed H, Ahmad F. In: StatPearls Publishing; 2021 Jan-. Bookshelf ID NBK560736, PMID: 32809571 2021
  • Critical Care Medicine
    Ahmad F, Rajendraprasad S, Loranger A Influence of Health Disparities on COVID-19 Critical Care Admissions. Ahmad F, Rajendraprasad S, Loranger A et al. (2021). 231: Influence of Health Disparities on COVID-19 Critical Care Admissions Critical Care Medicine 49(1):101-101 https://doi.10.1097/01.ccm.0000726812.53135.52
    49, p. 101 2021
  • Physicians Weekly Online
    Ahmad F., Ahmad F. (2020, December 22). Mystery Story of New Coronavirus Variants https://www.physiciansweekly.com/mystery-story-of-new-coronavirus-variants 2020
  • Open Forum Infectious Diseases
    Ahmad F, Ahmed M, Velagapudi M, Bittner M. Appropriate Urine Legionella Antigen Testing: A Step Towards Diagnostic Stewardship. Ahmad F, Ahmed M, Velagapudi M, Bittner M. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, Volume 7, Issue Supplement_1, October 2020, Pages S62–S63 https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa439.139 , p. S62-S63 2020
  • ID Cases
    Ahmad F, Mendoza N, Vivekanandan R, Velagapudi M. Headache That Persists, May Have a Fungus That Exists - A Case Report. Ahmad F, Mendoza N, Vivekanandan R, Velagapudi M. ID-Week Cases July 2020. 2020
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
    Randhawa SE, Ahmad F, Essa A, Thomas S, Taylor J & Velagapudi M. What Caused This Crazy Paving Lung? - Think Before You Vape. Randhawa SE, Ahmad F, Essa A, Thomas S, Taylor J & Velagapudi M. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2020. 2020, May; Volume 201(Abstract Issue): A6669-A6669. https://doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2020.201.1_MeetingAbstracts.A6669
    201, p. A6669 2020
  • Physicians Weekly Online
    Ahmad F., Ahmad F. (2020, March 26). Treatment Options for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Continuously Evolving Discussion. https://www.physiciansweekly.com/treatment-options-for-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-a-continuously-evolving-discussion/ 2020
  • Physicians Weekly Online
    Ahmad F., Ahmad F. (2020, March 12). Addressing Global Infectious Diseases with Dual Infectious Diseases/Critical Care Medicine Fellowships. https://www.physiciansweekly.com/addressing-global-infectious-diseases-with-dual-infectious-diseases-critical-care-medicine-fellowships/ 2020
  • Open Forum Infectious Diseases
    Ahmed M, Khalid N, Ahmad F A Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce 30-days Sepsis-Related Readmissions by Internal Medicine Residents. Ahmed M, Khalid N, Ahmad F. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2019, Oct; Volume 6 (Issue Supplement_2): S343. https://doi.org/10.1093%2Fofid%2Fofz360.839
    6, p. S343 2019
  • Cureus
    Ahmad F, Merwin M, Jaffari A H, Krajicek B. Association of Non-traditional Indicators of Readers’ Engagement With Traditional Dissemination Metrics of COVID-19-Related Research. Ahmad F, Merwin M, Jaffari A H, Krajicek B. (January 26, 2023) Cureus 15(1): e34238. https://doi.10.7759/cureus.34238
    15, p. e34238 0023

Presentations

  • Fever and Rash in ICU [01/2023] ID Division Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Omaha. 2023
  • Sepsis: Ever Evolving Discussion on Early Detection & Management. [10/2022] Graduate Medical Education, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Omaha. 2022
  • Dermatological Findings of Infections in Critical Illness. [05/2022] Pulmonary & Critical Care Division Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Omaha. 2022
  • Review of the Updated Guidelines for the Management of CDI [6/2021]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2021
  • HIV Encephalopathy [06/2020]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2020
  • Infectious Processes of the Pleural Space [05/2020]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2020
  • Progressive disseminated Histoplasmosis [03/2020]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2020
  • N. meningitidis Bacteremia [02/2020]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2020
  • Actinomycosis [11/2019]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2019
  • Multi-drug resistant Tuberculous Lymphadenitis [8/2019]. Citywide Infectious Diseases Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2019
  • Scrub Typhus (Tsutsugamushi disease) [07/2019]. City Wide Infectious Disease Case Conference/Omaha, Nebraska 2019

Awards

  • Excellence in Scholarly Activity
    “Excellence in Scholarly Activity” Award from Creighton University, Department of Medicine (6/2021)
    Creighton University Department of Medicine
  • Excellence in Poster Presentation
    Trainee Award, by IDSA at ID week 2020 for excellence in poster presentation (10/2020).
    IDSA
  • Excellence in Poster Presentation
    Trainee Award, by IDSA at ID week 2019 for excellence in poster presentation (10/2019).
    IDSA
  • Statement of Accomplishment: Statistics in Medicine
    "Statement of Accomplishment" for successfully completing with distinction in the online offering of "Statistics in Medicine", by Stanford University (8/28/2013).
    Stanford University