Sajida Ahad, MD, FACS


General Surgeon
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery  - General Surgery Clinic - Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids

Contact Information

Primary Office:  
788 Avenue, Suite 202
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Phone: 319-398-6747



MD, Aga Khan University Medical Colleger
MD, General Surgery Internship, Aga Khan University Medical College
MD, General Surgery Residence, Mayo Clinic
MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship, University of Wahsington
MD, SERF-Surgical Education Research Fellowship, University of Washington
ME, Education, University of Illinois

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Fellowship, Surgical Education Research, Association for Surgical Education, University of Washington

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine
Board Certified, Obesity Medicine
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, American College of Surgery
Board Certified, General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Selected Publications

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Hassan I, Pacheco P, Markwell S, Ahad S.  Additional procedures performed during elective colon surgery and their adverse impact on postoperative outcomes..  Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.  2015 March 1. 19(3):527-34.

Ahad S, Boehler M, Schwind C, Hassan I.  The effect of model fidelity on colonoscopic skills acquisition. A randomized controlled study..  Journal of surgical education.  2013 July 1. 70(4):522-7.

Ahad S, Gonczy C, Advani V, Markwell S, Hassan I.  True benefit or selection bias: an analysis of laparoscopic versus open splenectomy from the ACS-NSQIP..  Surgical endoscopy.  2013 June 1. 27(6):1865-71.

Advani V, Ahad S, Gonczy C, Markwell S, Hassan I.  Does resident involvement effect surgical times and complication rates during laparoscopic appendectomy for uncomplicated appendicitis? An analysis of 16,849 cases from the ACS-NSQIP..  American journal of surgery.  2012 March 1. 203(3):347-51; discussion 351-2.

Zeino M, Wietfeldt E, Advani V, Ahad S, Younkin C, Hassan I.  Laparoscopic removal of a copper intrauterine device from the sigmoid colon..  JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.  2011 October 1. 15(4):568-70.

Advani V, Ahad S, Hassan I.  Single incision laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for colon cancer: less is more?.  Surgical innovation.  2011 September 1. 18(3):NP4-6.

Montenovo M, Ahad S, Oelschlager B.  Laparoscopic splenopexy for wandering spleen: case report and review of the literature..  Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques.  2010 October 1. 20(5):e182-4.

Ahad S, Figueredo E.  Laparoscopic colectomy..  MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine.  2007 May 16. 9(2):37.

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