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Shabina Roohi Ahmed, M.D.

Shabina Roohi Ahmed, M.D.

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  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Endocrinology at Downtown Bethesda
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
Female

Languages: English, Urdu

Expertise

Endocrinology

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Main Phone

Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Locations

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Downtown Bethesda

Appointment Phone: 240-235-9120
7315 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20814 map
Phone: 240-235-9120 | Fax: 410-367-2197

Background

Shabina Ahmed, M.D., practices endocrinology at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Downtown Bethesda. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and also completed her residency in endocrinology at Johns Hopkins Medicine School of Medicine. Dr. Ahmed is board-certified in endocrinology.

She practices general endocrinology, including the treatment of thyroid disorders, diabetes, gender-affirming hormone therapy, PCOS, pituitary/adrenal disorders, hypogonadism and osteoporosis.

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Titles

  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Endocrinology at Downtown Bethesda
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2006)

Residencies

  • Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2009)

Fellowships

  • Endocrinology and Metabolism; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism) (2011)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Ahmed SR, Bellamkonda S, Zilbermint M, et alEffects of the low carbohydrate, high fat diet on glycemic control and body weight in patients with type 2 diabetes: experience from a community-based cohort BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care 2020;8:e000980. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-00098

Haque W , Ahmed SR, Zilbermint M Nivolumab-induced autoimmune diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism in a patient with rectal neuroendocrinetumor, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives 2020; 10(4): 338-339, DOI:10.1080/20009666.2020.1771126T

Ahmed SR, Azad NS, Ball DW, Rudek MA, Nelkin B, Cosgrove D, Gong J, Finkelstein F, Zahurak M, Janku F, Downs M, O'Connor A, Markus S, Carducci MA, Sherman SI, Kurzrock R. A Phase I study determining the safety and tolerability of combination therapy with pazopanib, a VEGFR/PDGFR/Raf inhibitor, and GSK1120212, a MEK inhibitor, in advanced solid tumors enriched with patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2012:30 (suppl;abstr TPS3117) Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, Chicago, 2012

Ahmed SR, Ball DW. Incidentally-discovered Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Diagnostic strategies and treatment. J Clin Endocrinol and Metab 2011: 96 (5):1237-1245

Ahmed SR, Cosgrove D, Ball D, Donehower R, Nelkin B, Petito E, Downs M, Scardina A, Carducci M, Azad N. A Phase I, single-institution open-label, dose-escalation trial with an expansion cohort evaluating the safety and tolerability of AZD6244 and IMC-A12 in subjects with advanced solid malignancies. J Clin Oncol. 2011(suppl; abstr TPS156) Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting, Chicago, 2011, 2012

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Best Consulting Physician 2017, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2017 - 2017
  • Washingtonian Top Doctor 2015-2021, Washingtonian, 2015 - 2022
  • Inductee, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Academy of Clinical Excellence, Class of 2022

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Obesity and Pop Culture: Fad or Science
    Speaker and Expert Panel, National, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Conference, Virtual (05/22/2021)
    American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Eat Fat to Lose Weight: The Low Carbohydrate, High Fat Diet
    Master Class, National, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Conference, Virtual (05/22/2020)
    American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Going Against the Grain: The Low Carb, High Fat Diet in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Grand Rounds, Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Baltimore, MD (10/26/2017)
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Management of Thyroid Nodules
    Speaker, International, Johns Hopkins Aramco Primary Care Conference, Dhammam, Saudi Arabia (03/13/2017)
    Johns Hopkins Aramco
  • Osteoporosis Management
    Speaker, International, Johns Hopkins Aramco Primary Care Conference, Dhammam, Saudi Arabia (03/14/2017)
    Johns Hopkins Aramco
  • New Directions in Diabetes Management
    Speaker, International, Johns Hopkins Aramco Primary Care Conference, Dhammam, Saudi Arabia (03/15/2017)
    Johns Hopkins Aramco

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Affirming Treatment: An endocrinologist helps transgender patients Blossom into their true selves, Bethesda Magazine, (July/August 2022)

Fitness, Wellness, Medicine and Health, Bethesda Magazine (July/August 2022)

The Most Important Things to Know About Diabetes Signs and Symptoms, Weight Watchers (July 28, 2022)

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