Mohamed Ahamed, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Neonatology
Pediatrics

    About me

    Dr. Farooq Ahamed completed his MBBS and rotating internship at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College in Bangalore, India. He then went on to complete his pediatric residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in New York, where he was the Chief Resident. Dr. Ahamed completed his fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Montefiore Medical Center. He has worked on research regarding the reduction of noise in the NICU, vitamin D supplementation strategies, correlations between early feeding tolerance in intrauterine growth restricted neonates and abnormal antenatal Doppler characteristics, and neonatal chronic lung disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

    Gender

    Male

    Education & training

    Positions
    Neonatologist
    Board Certifications
    Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine
    General Pediatrics
    Medical School
    M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India
    Undergraduate Degree
    M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India
    Residency
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center, New York
    Fellowship
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

    Academic Location

    Academic Office

    301 N 8th St Springfield, IL 62769
    Mail Code: 9676

    Publications

    • Ahamed MF, Verma P, Lee S, Vega M, Wang D, Kim M, et al. “Predictors of successful closure of patent ductus arteriosus with indomethacin” Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 2015
    • Ganster A, Ahamed M, Fuloria M. “Surgical Emergencies of the Chest and Abdomen in the Newborn” In: Campbell DE, ed. Neonatology for Primary Care. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 2014
    • Tal A, Ahamed M, Thompson-Branch A. “Index of Suspicion in the NurseryCase 1: Respiratory Distress in a Term Infant” Neoreviews 2015; 16:e47-e50
    • Ganster A, Ahamed M F, Fuloria M. “Surgical emergencies of the chest and abdomen in the newborn” In: McInerny TK, Adam HM, Campbell DE, Kamat DM, Kelleher KJ, eds. American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook

    Grants

    • Cerebral Oxygenation and Autoregulation in Preterm Infants: Association with Morbidity and Mortality. $7,800. Southern Illinois University SOM; Covidien.
    • Phase Ib/IIa Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study of the Safety & Efficacy of Once Daily Dosing of STP206 in Premature Very Low Birth Weight & Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates. $81,031. Southern Illinois University SOM; Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals.
    • AztraSeneca Pharmaceuticals. $5,000.
    • HSHS St. John’s Foundation. Home Nursing Intervention for Very Preterm Infants. $200,000. Southern Illinois University SOM.