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Irfan Ahmed, MD

  • Orthopedics

140 Bergen Street ACC D1610
Newark, NJ 07103

Bio

Dr. Ahmed is an orthopaedic hand surgeon who specializes in the treatment of the acutely injured arm and hand (fractures, tendon and nerve injuries). He perform arthroscopic procedures for the wrist shoulder, and elbow as well as surgery for arthritis, nerve compression and congenital deformities. He also specializes in reconstructive surgeries of the upper extremity and is fellowship trained in the latest state of the art microsurgical techniques.

Education

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. - Clinical Fellowship

Boston, MA

August, 2011 - July, 2012

Hand Surgery Fellow

Temple University School of Medicine - Residency

Philadelphia, PA

July, 2007 - June, 2011

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Temple University School of Medicine - Residency

Philadelphia, PA

July, 2005 - June, 2007

General Surgery Resident

Temple University School of Medicine - Internship

Philadelphia, PA

November, 2004 - June, 2005

General Surgery Internship

Civil Hospital Karachi Pakistan - Internship

Karachi, Pakistan

August, 2001 - September, 2002

Junior House Officer

Dow Medical College - Medical Education

Karachi, Pakistan

March, 1996 - September, 2001

MBBS

Awards/Honors

Outstanding Faculty of the Year, 2018

Department of Orthopedics, Rutgers/NJMS

Golden Apple Nominee, 2016

Rutgers/NJMS

Dow Medical College, 1996-2001

Karachi, Pakistan
Honors in Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Biochemistry
Annual Awards

Certifications

Certificate Added Qualifications (CAQ), Hand Surgery (ABOS), 2016

Issued Sept. 2016 - Exp. Dec 2005

General Orthopaedics, ABOS, 2015

Publications

Scaphoid pinning and internal fixation. (Book chapter)

Hand Surgery: Tricks of the Trade.

2018 (Submitted)

Other contributors include, J. Galloway.

Median nerve tumors. (Book chapter)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Related Median Neuropathies.

2017

Other contributors include, Baxi O.

Zone II Flexor Tendon Repairs in the United States: Trends in Current Management.

Journal of Hand Surgery

2016

Other contributors include, Sobol G, Gibson PD.

Trigger Finger: The Controversies

World Clin Orthoped

2016

Other contributors include, Daniel E. Choi MDM, HArsh A Shah BA.

Multiple Giant Cell Tumors of Tendon Sheath Found within a Single Digit of a 9-Year-Old.

Case Reports in Orthopedics

2016

Other contributors include, John S. Hwang, Valerie A. Fitzhugh, Peter D. Gibson, Jacob Didesch.

Pediatric gunshot wound recidivism: Identification of at-risk youth.

Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

2016

Other contributors include, Gibson, Peter D. MD; Ippolito, Joseph A.; Shaath, Mohammed Kareem MD; Campbell, Curtis L. MD; Fox, Adam D. DO.

Timing to Fixation of Femoral Fractures due to Gunshot Wounds: A Retrospective Analysis.

Jefferson Orthopedic Journal

2015

Other contributors include, Shafa E, Vosbikian MM, Ilyas AM.

Complications Associated With Hinged External Fixation for Chronic Elbow Dislocations.

J Hand Surg Am

2015

Other contributors include, Potini VC, Ogunro S, Henry PD, Tan V.

The Management of Acute and Chronic Elbow Instability.

Orthop Clin N Am

2015

Other contributors include, Jaydev Mistry.

Current Indications and Outcomes of Total Wrist Arthoplasty.

Orthop Clin N Am

2013

Other contributors include, Shade Ogunro, MD; Virak Tan, MD.

Acute carpal tunnel secondary to metallosis after total wrist arthroplasty.

J Hand Surg Eur

2013

Other contributors include, Lee AH, Day CS.

Primary Repair of Chronic Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury of Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint.

Operative Techniques in Orthopedics

2012

Other contributors include, Arthur Yule BS, Charles S Day MD, MBA.

An unusual case of congenital scoliosis in a patient with Down syndrome.

Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics

2009

Other contributors include, Ranade, Ashish S.; Williams, Reed A.; Samdani, Amer F.