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Ahmad Y. Sheikh, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Ahmad Sheikh is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon from San Francisco, California. He has been in practice for more than a decade. Dr. Sheikh graduated from the Medical School of University of California San Francisco. He continued with a residency stage at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Sheikh is a board-certified specialist in surgery and thoracic and cardiac surgery. He contributed to several published studies that focused on topics like plastic bronchitis in adult patients, left ventricular assist device deactivation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults. Dr. Ahmad Sheikh is currently affiliated with the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center and Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto.

  • Education & Training


    University of California San Francisco

    Medical School


    Massachusetts General Hospital



    Stanford University


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 833-2000

    2238 Geary Blvd

    San Francisco, California 94115

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Ahmad Y. Sheikh has contributed to 3 publications.

    A Rare Case of Plastic Bronchitis in an Adult Patient After Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

    Sheikh, A. Y.,Ahmadi-Kashani, M.,Mohindra, V.,Friedenberg, A.,Pramanik, S. B.,Ogden, W. D.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2016 Feb 22.

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    A novel, catheter-based approach to left ventricular assist device deactivation after myocardial recovery.

    Zeigler SM Sheikh AY Lee PH Desai J Banerjee D Oyer P Dake MD Ha RV; Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug .

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    Resource use trends in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults: An analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 1998-2009.

    Maxwell BG Powers AJ Sheikh AY Lee PH Lobato RL Wong JK; J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug .

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