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Sabina Q. Ahmad, MD

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


MD, Ross University, 2009
BS, Stony Brook, 2004


Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate, 2010-2013


Pediatrics & Adult Sleep Medicine Fellowship, SUNY Stony Brook, 2016-2017
Pediatrics Pulmonology, SUNY Downstate, 2013-2014

Faculty Appointment

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Ahmad completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric pulmonology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. After completing pediatrics pulmonary fellowship, Dr. Ahmad joined Sleep Medicine fellowship at SUNY Stony Brook.

Dr. Ahmad’s main interests are in pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine, particularly asthma, pulmonary function testing, cystic fibrosis and obstructive sleep apnea. She is focused on preventative medicine approach and strongly believes that treating disease at an early age will prevent complications and development of chronic illnesses.

Selected Publications
  • K. Mehta, MD, S. Ahmad, MD, V. Shah, MD, H. Lee, MD. (2015). Postobstructive Pulmonary Edema After Biopsy of Nasopharyngeal Mass. Respiratory Medical Case Reports. 2015, October 30; 26:166-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26744691

  • A. Bashir, MD, S. Ahmad, MD, J. Silverman, MD, PhD, E. Concepcion, MD, H. Lee, MD. Post-Obstructive Pulmonary Edema from AspiratedNuts. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. 2017 June 30; 5. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 28717510

  • S. Nagarajan, MD, S. Ahmad, MD, H. Lee, MD. Allergic Sensitization and Clinical Outcomes in Urban Children with Asthma, 2013 – 2016. Allergy and Asthma Proceedings. 2018 Jul-Aug; 39 (4): 281-288. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30095393

  • N. Goldstein, MD MPH, J. Wasserman, MD, S. Ahmad, MD, M. Ednick, DO. The Impact of Adenotonsillectomy on Pediatric Asthma. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2019 Jan; 54 (1):20-26. Epub: 2018 Nov 29. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30489041

  • M. George, MD, S. Ahmad, MD, S. Wadowski, MD. Community Acquired Pneumonia among U.S. Children. New England Journal of Medicine – Letter to Editor. 2015, May; 372(22): 2167-2168. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26017834

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