PROFILE

Dr. Shameem Ahmed is a consultant Neurosurgeon from Assam associated with diagnosis, assessment and surgery for the treatment of disorders of the nervous system. Dr. Ahmed currently holds the post of Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon & HOD of Neurosciences at Apollo Hospitals (International Hospital Unit) in Guwahati.

Dr. Ahmed's MBBS qualification from Silchar Medical College (Silchar) is backed by an MS (Surgery) degree from Assam Medical College (Dibrugarh) and MCh (Neurosurgery) from AIIMS (New Delhi). Furthermore, he has received training in Neuronavigation-guided Surgery, Neuro-Endoscopy, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neuro Oncology, Cerebro-Vascular and Stroke Surgery, and Complex Spinal Surgery with instrumentation. His medical residency period provided him an exposure to emergency and elective care in neurosurgical patients, advanced neurosurgical surgeries including Brain Suit and Neuroendoscopy, Trauma services (Resuscitation, BLS, Central Venous Catheterisation) and ICU management. Besides serving residency at premiere institutes, Dr. Ahmed was also professionally affiliated to Hayat Hospital and Ayursundra OSMC Clinic in Guwahati, and has served at Guwahati Medical College as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, and Assam Medical College as Associate Professor of Neurosurgery.

Dr. Shameem Ahmed is highly experienced in Neuro-trauma and Critical Care management. He has successfully operated on over 5000 cases involving cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve procedures for paediatrics and neurosurgical patients. He seeks to gain additional knowledge in Functional Neurosurgery & Epilepsy Surgery, as well as deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery and neuro-endovascular procedures. Dr. Ahmed has a large number of publications to his name, and has made numerous poster and oral paper presentations at conferences. He continues to be active in CMEs, seminars and other academic events pertaining to his fields of specialisation.

On the personal front, Dr. Ahmed pursues several interests, taking a break from his hectic schedule through exercising and music. In addition to his passion for table tennis, Dr. Ahmed enjoys interaction with new people and exchange of ideas and thoughts. He nurtures interest and experience in voluntary health service, health education and experimental studies. He seeks to make use of every opportunity to serve his organisation, society, country and humanity at large.

Dr. Ahmed strongly detests unethical practices. His principal aim is to pursue his medical profession with dignity, feeling of service towards society and growth in the sphere of academics & research activities. He is extremely keen to set up an advanced operative neurosurgical centre (teaching-cum-treatment unit) with high-end facilities, in the near future.

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