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Ahmad Shahzad, MD, Joins KIM as Internal Medicine Practitioner

Taking New Patients

Thursday, January 22, 2015

 

 
Ahmad Shahzad, MD has recently joined Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital’s Kingdom Internal Medicine (KIM) as a full-time internal medicine physician.
 
Dr. Shahzad grew up in Lahore, Pakistan, completing his medical degree at King Edward Medical University in 2001; the university is an old and very prestigious medical institution. He completed his internship at Mayo Hospital, which is a teaching hospital affiliated with King Edward Medical University. Shahzad completed his Residency Training in Internal Medicine at Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY in 2011. Brooklyn Hospital Center is part of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System, which is a federation of top-quality hospitals, specialty institutes, and continuing care centers throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  He did post doctoral research at the Yale University School of Medicine, and has worked as a physician hospitalist in several hospitals in the U.S.
 
Shahzad chose Internal Medicine because of the opportunity to focus on the broader medical picture with patients. “I’ve always enjoyed listening and talking to people; I want to help people with health issues from both the physical and psychological points of view.”
 
Fluent in several languages, Shahzad has earned many awards, including the “Healing Art of Medicine” award at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. The award is presented to a resident who displays knowledge, compassion, empathy and tolerance toward patients and those around him.
 
Shahzad feels very welcome at KIM; Vermont reminds him of the Kaghan Valley in Pakistan, at the foot of the Himalayas. He is enjoying the community, which he finds receptive and open.  “We are very excited about Dr. Shahzad’s arrival at KIM.  He brings exceptional medical knowledge, warmth and kindness to an already positive environment. Patients and staff truly enjoy having him here,” said KIM’s Practice Manager, Christle Brooks.  Dr. Shahzad is accepting new patients; call 748-7500 to set up an appointment.
 
Dr. Shahzad’s medical interests include cardiology, preventive medicine and genetic medicine. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine.
 
One of five children, the majority of Shahzad’s family remains in Pakistan. Shahzad is an accomplished painter and photographer. He enjoys trekking, mountaineering, wild life conservation and birding.


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