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Sajida Ahad
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (Based on 40 Reviews)

Sajida Ahad, MD, FACS

Accepting new patients.

Specialties: Bariatric Surgery and General and Minimally Invasive Surgery

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Sajida Ahad, please call 319-398-6747

Areas of Interest

General, foregut and bariatric surgery, as well as gastrointestinal cancers.

Year began practicing: 1998

Year joined staff: 2000

Year began practicing in specialty: 2001

Education and Training


Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, MBBS


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, general surgery


University of Washington, Seattle, WA, minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons 
  • Society of Surgery to Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
  • American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) 
  • Society of Alimentary and Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES)

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2019 Nominee for Patient Advocate Award
  • 2018 Nominee for Patient Advocate Award
  • 2018 Nominee for Mentor/Educator Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards


Board certified in general surgery and fellowship-trained in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery

Personal Interests

Family, cooking, traveling and gardening.

Additional Information

Mercy’s General Surgery Clinic is a collaborative initiative between Mercy Medical Center and UI Health Care, and comprised of University of Iowa surgical faculty members.


Patient Reviews

January 20, 2020
Dr. Ahad is very personable, let me know how I was doing, included me in all decisions, and efficient.
October 14, 2019
Thank you to all Dr Ahad's staff. She and her staff are great!!
July 25, 2019
Dr. Ahad was very kind & helped me understand my problems & treatment. I feel confident in her relieving my pain with my upcoming surgery.
July 13, 2019
overall good experience
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Provider's Contact Information

Bariatric Surgery Clinic website