Skip to Content
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • YouTube
  • YouTube

Return to Results

Sajida Ahad
Patient Rating
4.9 / 5 (Based on 117 Reviews)

Sajida Ahad, MD, FACS

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: 2014

Year began practicing in specialty: 2001

Education and Training

Education

Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, MBBS

Residency

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, general surgery

Fellowship

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

Teaching or Professional Positions

Director of Mercy Bariatric Surgery Program 

Associate Professor – University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

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

Certifications

  • Board certified general surgery
  • Fellowship trained in minimally invasive surgery
  • Fellowship trained in bariatric surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support – ATLS
  • Board certified in obesity medicine

Personal Interests

Dr. Ahad enjoys spending leisure time cooking, traveling, gardening, and spending time outdoors.

Philosophy Of Care

Assist and encourage patients to become active participants in their own health care choices through providing open communication, patient education, and encourage patient autonomy.

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.

logo

Patient Reviews

5.0
November 06, 2021
Good experience, Dr. Very through answered all my questions and respected my concerns
5.0
October 21, 2021
I liked that she even looked at my records from another hospital to see what has been done there as far as treatments and history go and didn't dismissed it like the last provider from this office.
5.0
September 30, 2021
I would highly recommend this caregiver!
5.0
September 07, 2021
Dr Ahad was just great! She really listened to me and answered all of my questions. She even explained things further so I had a better understanding of what the surgery entailed. She didn't hurry me one bit!
5.0
August 19, 2021
Dr Ahad was wonderful, so thorough and concerned about my health.
5.0
August 11, 2021
Excellent care
5.0
August 07, 2021
VERY GOOD AT EXPLAINING THE SURGERY
5.0
May 10, 2021
Dr Ahad did a great job. explains things in order to understand terms
5.0
May 06, 2021
I can't say enough good of Dr. Ahad......she is an exceptional Dr. I trust her completley
5.0
March 11, 2021
everything was very good
5.0
March 06, 2021
Dr Ahad was wonderful. She explained what she had done, checked the scar area and discussed next steps.
5.0
February 04, 2021
felt comfortable
5.0
September 07, 2020
dr. Ahad and LuAnne were amazing in every aspect of this process!!
5.0
June 23, 2020
dr Ahad makes you feel comfortable
5.0
June 17, 2020
Dr Ahad is very calming and described my treatment plan well. She is very comforting
View More

Provider's Contact Information

Bariatric Surgery Clinic website

Locations