Mohamed Ahamed, MD

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    About me

    Dr. Farooq Ahamed is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine, specializing in neonatal-perinatal medicine. He completed his MBBS and rotating internship at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College in Bangalore, India and a pediatric residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, New York, where he was the Chief Resident. Dr. Ahamed completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York. His research work includes studies on the reduction of noise in the NICU, vitamin D supplementation strategies, correlations between early feeding tolerance in intrauterine growth restricted neonates and abnormal antenatal Doppler characteristics, and neonatal chronic lung disease and bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Dr. Ahamed is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine.



    Education & training

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Neonatology
    Board Certifications
    Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine
    General Pediatrics
    Medical School
    M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India
    Undergraduate Degree
    M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India
    Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Flushing, New York - Pediatrics
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY – Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


    Treatments & procedures

    Clinical trials


    A Randomized, Double Blind, Parallel-group, Placebo Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of IBP-9414 in Premature Infants 500-1500g Birth Weight in the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis - The Connection Study

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    The purpose of the clinical study is to compare the effectiveness of IBP-9414 treatment against placebo in preventing necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants.


    Treatments: Prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants