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photo Syeda Behjat Ahmad, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Director - Glomerular Disease Center


Phone: 412-753-9271

3550 Terrace St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-753-9271
Fax: 412-802-6852
Administrative Assistant:
Maria Delesio
Address: 3550 Terrace Street
S974 Scaife Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-9753
Administrative Assistant:
Maria Simonic
Address: 200 Lothrop St
C1100 - UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-802-8652
Education and Training
BSc, Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
MD, St. George's Univ School of Medicine, 2014
Internal Medicine Residency, St. Elizabeth Hospital/ Northeast Ohio Medical College, 2017
Nephrology Fellowship, UPMC - Presbyterian, 2019
Glomerular Fellowship, Columbia University - New York Presbyterian, 2020
Research Interest
Clinical trials in kidney diseases.
Clinical Interest
My clinical interest is in treatment of glomerular diseases or diseases of the kidney filters. The aim is to establish clinical trials and further expand the knowledge regarding these diseases and prevent kidney failure.
Educational Interest
Fellowship, resident, and medical education.
Notable Achievements
Sigma XI, 2007
Chief Nephrology Fellow, 2018
Second year fellow teaching award, 2019