Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, MBA, FACOG, is the vice president of Medical Affairs/chief medical officer at Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH). Ahmed is responsible for building on the high standards for patient safety and service at HCGH, working in partnership with physician leaders to deliver excellent care to the community.
Ahmed functions as the hospital’s designated medical safety and quality officer, and leads HCGH in the critical tasks of integrating services and quality care standards with those of Johns Hopkins Medicine. He provides administrative oversight and service support for professional staff activities, while continuing to practice obstetrics and gynecology part time in Howard County.
Ahmed has served as chief operating officer/chief medical officer of Baystate Health’s Eastern Region in Springfield, Massachusetts and several other positions in the Baystate Health system, including chief operating officer/chief medical officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and regional medical director for Baystate Medical Practices. Before joining Baystate, Ahmed was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Medical Corps and served as an attending obstetrician/gynecologist at the Naval Hospital – Cherry Point, North Carolina, where he was also the president of the medical staff and chief of obstetrics/gynecology.
Ahmed received his medical and bachelor’s degrees from Boston University, followed by a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Baystate Medical Center. He later completed a health care leader fellowship at the Massachusetts Healthcare Leadership College. Additionally, Ahmed holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Isenberg School of Business at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Ahmed is a board-certified fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Becker’s Hospital Review named Ahmed one of the “100 Hospital and Health System Chief Medical Officers to Know.”