Dr. Ahmed is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto, where he also serves as the research fellowship director in the department of ophthalmology and as director of the glaucoma and advanced anterior surgical fellowship. He is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Utah. Surgical management of glaucoma, the complex cataract, and management of cataract and intraocular lens complications are his areas of subspecialty expertise.
Dr. Ahmed is actively involved in research and medical education at a national and international level. He has received many research grants and has designed diamond scalpels for glaucoma surgery, microsurgical instrumentation, and devices, implants, and techniques for the management of the dislocated cataract and glaucoma.
Dr. Ahmed has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and has won many awards and honors for papers, posters, and videos. He has given more than 500 scientific presentations and lectures here and around the world. He has served as course director for numerous surgical courses and directed the Third International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery in Toronto in 2006. Dr. Ahmed sits on the editorial boards of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Techniques in Ophthalmology, among others, and he is a reviewer for numerous journals as well.