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Ahmad Ibrahim, MD

About Ahmad

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim is a board certified Anatomic/Clinical Pathologist and Cytopathologist. His interest in Pathology began as a child, as five of his family members are in the field of Pathology. Eventually his passion in Pathology was established during medical school.

His medical journey started by working as a Research Coordinator in the Pathology department at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, (UPMG) in The Cancer Genome Atlas, (TCGA) and as a Research Fellow in the Breast Oncology department at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He prematched and completed his residency at Ascension Health System at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Later he moved to Los Angeles California, where he completed his fellowships at Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, (LAC+USC Medical Center) Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center.

His first fellowship was in Selective Surgical Pathology. During this fellowship he enhanced his experience in various pathology subspecialties specifically: Genitourinary, Breast, Head and Neck, Dermatopathology, OB/Gynecologic Oncology, and Neuropathology, as well as intraoperative consultations and frozen sections. The following year he completed his second fellowship in Cytopathology at LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center. In this fellowship he gained extensive knowledge in performing ultrasound guided Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) and non-Ultrasound guided FNA for superficial lesions in the oncology clinic at LAC+USC Medical Center and Norris Cancer Center, along with the Rapid On Site Evaluation (ROSE for EBUS/EUS/IR).

Due to his interest in GI/Liver pathology, Dr. Ibrahim was appointed a Clinical Instructor in GL/Liver Pathology at LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center where he had the opportunity to work closely alongside gastroenterologists, GI/hepatopancreatobilliary surgical oncologists, surgeons and medical oncologists. Eventually, he was appointed as a Faculty Pathologist in GI and Cytopathology at LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center. Subsequently, he joined and became a part of the Laboratory Medicine team at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC).

Throughout his career, Dr. Ibrahim has had many contributions in teaching and research, publications in medical literature and participation in medical conferences. Dr. Ibrahim will continue with his passion and dedication for teaching and research while being part of the ARMC family.

His philosophy of care:

Teamwork is a cornerstone in providing excellence in patient care. A pathologists’ role is not only crucial but integral in assisting other clinical colleagues in achieving this noble goal. This assistance is most effective when clear communication and continuous knowledge from recent advanced literature and updated information is shared often.

Dr. Ibrahim will continue the highest standards for delivering patient care while at ARMC.