Adil Shahzad Ahmed
Adil Ahmed was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., the son of Pakistani immigrants. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas Christian University, and subsequently completed medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Adil then completed his five-year Orthopaedic Surgery residency training in Tampa, Florida, U.S.A. at the University of South Florida and Florida Orthopaedic Institute. He received the honor of being chosen as Chief Resident in his final year. Upon completing residency training, Adil pursued a year-long fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. Following this, Adil moved to Sydney, Australia to train at the Sydney Shoulder Research Institute for further sub-specialization in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
Outside of the medical world, Adil is an avid martial arts enthusiast, having trained in various disciplines for over 18 years. He also loves to travel, and has visited over 40 countries. Adil enjoys writing for pleasure, and has written articles and anecdotes in publications such as Buzzfeed, KevinMD, and Doximity. He also runs a website (www.medschooldeclassified.com) chronicling his medical and surgical training, and offering advice and guidance to hopeful students.
Adil returns to Houston, Texas, U.S.A. to join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, where his practice will encompass the full gamut of finger to shoulder upper extremity surgery.