Ahmad Sheikh

Cardiothoracic surgeon

Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2013)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (2013)
  • Transplant Fellowship, Stanford University, Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support (2013)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University (2012) CA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2009)
  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (2009) MA
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University, Cardiac stem cell therapy (2007)
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (2002) MA
  • Medical Education: University of California at San Francisco (2001) CA
  • AB, summa cum laude, University of California at Berkeley, Molecular and Cellular Biology (1995)

Honors & Awards

  • Norman E. Shumway Award Research Award, The Western Thoracic Surgical Association (2013)
  • Chief Resident Teaching Award, Massachusetts General Hospital (2009)
  • Awarded Excellence in Teaching Citation, Tufts University School of Medicine (2008)
  • New Era Cardiac Care Scholar, - (2006)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, President, UCSF Chapter (2000-2001)
  • UC Regents Scholar, University of California at San Francisco (1996-2001)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, - (1995)
  • Graduated with Highest Distinction in General Scholarship, University of California at Berkeley (1995)
  • Departmental Honors Thesis in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California at Berkeley (1995)
  • Dean's List, University of California at Berkeley (1992-1995)
  • Edward Frank Kraft Scholarship, University of California at Berkeley (1993)