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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.

  • Education

    New York Medical College, MD, 2000

  • Residencies

    Cleveland Clinic Children’s, Pediatrics, 2003

  • Fellowships

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2006

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

In caring for patients, I often recall the Arab saying that ‘they who have health, have hope, and they who have hope, have everything.’

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