Dr. Tariq Ahmad is a pediatric endocrinologist with special interests in type 1 diabetes; growth disorders; and diseases of the endocrine gland associated with thalassemia, an inherited blood disorder.
Ahmad earned his medical degree at New York Medical College. He completed a residency in pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic Children's and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
Ahmad is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the Endocrine Society and American Diabetes Association, and an member of the Pediatric Endocrine Society. He serves on the medical advisory board of Diabetes Youth Families and the medical providers council for JDRF, a nonprofit dedicated to research, advocacy and support to improve the lives of people affected by type 1 diabetes. He has presented and lectured around the country extensively on topics in pediatric endocrinology. He serves as associate director for UCSF's fellowship program in pediatric endocrinology.