Shahida  Ahmad

Shahida Ahmad, M.D.

2315 East 93rd Street

Chicago, Illinois 60617

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Shahida Ahmad, M.D.


2315 East 93rd Street

Suite 440

Chicago, Illinois 60617


Open today 8:30 am

5:00 pm

Open today 8:30 am

5:00 pm

Open today 8:30 am

5:00 pm

Open today 8:30 am

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Open today 8:30 am

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I treat my patients as human beings and as I would like to be treated by my physician.

About Me

  • Medical Specialties: Neurology
  • Gender:
  • Age: 71
  • Years in Practice:
  • Board Certifications: Neurology
  • Secondary Languages: Urdu
  • Related Website:



  • Internship: Civil Hospital Karachi
  • Fellowship: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Medical School: Dow Medical College

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Shahida Ahmad, M.D.

4.5 out of 5

99 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.6 out of 5

98 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.7 out of 5

86 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.6 out of 5

99 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.5 out of 5

99 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.1 out of 5

99 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.6 out of 5

99 Patient Ratings


Excellent visit and look forward to next visit.

Reviewed on October 29, 2018 7:00 PM

My experience with the provider was overall very good when we talked. However, it was when I needed to contact her concerning a problem with the medication that I could not reach her after several attempts. She seemed to be unresponsive or uncaring.

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

My visit was good. They explain things to me so I could understand.

Reviewed on September 5, 2018 7:00 PM

My provider is the best at what she does and I will always have her has my doctor as long as she stay on the job,

Reviewed on August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Ahamd was warm, professional& seemed genuinely concerned. The exam was an initial meeting. The most important thing was, her ability to communicate clearly and her exam was through.

Reviewed on August 9, 2018 7:00 PM

It took months to get this appointment and I don't know why because I was in this hospital back in January I had a stroke and it took until now to get an appointment in this clinic.

Reviewed on August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent doctor seeing her for 20 years.

Reviewed on August 5, 2018 7:00 PM

My visits are always respectful and I am always taken very well taken care of.

Reviewed on July 28, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on June 18, 2018 7:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on June 3, 2018 7:00 PM

When it's time for her to see you she treat you with respect she is a good doctor.

Reviewed on May 28, 2018 7:00 PM

she had the door open during my visit and there was no privacy. Although, my wheelchair may have been blocking it, she should have put me in a larger room.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018 7:00 PM

She's a very nice doctor, listen to what I had to say!!! I had an EEG test the nurse X; EEG tech was very nice, helpful, explain the procedure for me to understand excellent!!!

Reviewed on May 10, 2018 7:00 PM

she is kind. listening to me. cares about her patient very much.

Reviewed on May 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Thank you so much Dr. Shahida Ahmad, I truly appreciate you!!!

Reviewed on April 19, 2018 7:00 PM

I really love this Advocate Medical Group. I get fast appointment when needed, easily information to questions I have. There are on top on any test order and call me with result. Dr. Shahida Ahmad is the best neurologist!!!

Reviewed on March 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I was very impressed with the staff (X) upon arriving. This was my 1st visit with the provider and I really appreciated her patience, time, and concern for my healthcare services.

Reviewed on March 27, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Ahmad is very caring and compassionate. She cares about her patients and is passionate about providing the best possible care. She is an amazing doctor!

Reviewed on February 23, 2018 6:00 PM

I think she is an excellent doctor. Thank you for the survey.

Reviewed on February 12, 2018 6:00 PM

She listens carefully to my concerns & offers suggestions for me to consider

Reviewed on February 11, 2018 6:00 PM

couldn't get an appointment with my primary phy so I was scheduled with this phy. She was very respectful and informative of my follow-up treatment.

Reviewed on February 2, 2018 6:00 PM

I felt good that I was more relaxed with her. Visit made due to problems with medication changes after hospital emergency on 10/13, which resulted in hospital stay through 10/17/2017. Various problems with prescription refills.

Reviewed on February 1, 2018 6:00 PM

The visit was professional.

Reviewed on December 6, 2017 6:00 PM

My dr. has been great help. Found a cyst in my brain, helps w/my panic attacks. Makes sure I take my meds so I won't have seizures. She makes me feel like someone cares.

Reviewed on November 14, 2017 6:00 PM

My experience with this provider was a good one, I would go back to her if necessary.

Reviewed on November 3, 2017 7:00 PM

Was very good. Listen to me, gave me very good time. Explain things to me where I understood.

Reviewed on October 1, 2017 7:00 PM

She listen & is polite & humorous, knowledgeable & kind. I like her.

Reviewed on September 26, 2017 7:00 PM

My provider was very comfortable with me. I was confident the she knew just what to do for my illness, too.

Reviewed on September 19, 2017 7:00 PM

She always make sure I've been better since she last seen me. If I have not she will get into how she's going to fix whatever problem. She has found right then.

Reviewed on September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

great service! everyone was very helpful and knowledgeable. I really appreciate the last minute add-on appointment which shows the provider really cares.

Reviewed on September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Ahmad is a great doctor, she has been my doctor for over 25 years. She is the best.

Reviewed on September 13, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr.Ahmad is a kind & thoughtful person. She, in the past, has called to ask me how I'm faring. She seems to care that I have miseries due to shingles.

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Very nice and helpful.

Reviewed on July 17, 2017 7:00 PM

Good experience.

Reviewed on June 7, 2017 7:00 PM

I saw Dr. Ahmad while in the hospital. She is attentive, caring & explains everything.

Reviewed on May 14, 2017 7:00 PM

I enjoyed talking to the provider about my problem.

Reviewed on May 10, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Ahmad, has been, my doctor forever 25 years, she is the best, she has help me when no, other doctor could help with my migraines, I thank her and love her very much.

Reviewed on April 10, 2017 7:00 PM

I visited Dr. Ahmad as a referral. She was very informative and answered all of my questions. She sent me to have a MRI and scheduled my return visit to read me the results.

Reviewed on March 2, 2017 6:00 PM

Overall it was a good visit.

Reviewed on February 28, 2017 6:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • EEG - Electroencephologram
  • EMG - Electromyogram
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Spinal Tap (Lumbar Puncture)
  • Stroke


  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Advocate Health Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

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