Ammar Ahmed, Dell Medical School UT Austin
313 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: (512) 324-9699
Ammar M. Ahmed, M.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Dell Medical School and the program director of the Dermatology Residency. He is a national and local leader in dermatology education. Ahmed is in charge of developing the dermatological curriculum for the Dell Medical School undergraduate curriculum's Mechanisms of Disease Module. He was also the head of the American Academy of Dermatology's Curriculum Task Force's Medical Dermatology Workgroup. He led the development of a curriculum to oversee the nation's largest dermatologic professional organization's educational operations in this capacity. Ahmed finished his dermatology residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where he also served as clinic head resident. He is a Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine graduate. He joined the budding academic dermatology program at Austin as the third faculty member in 2011. Ahmed heads the dermatology service for CommUnityCare Health System in Austin and performs general dermatology in Ascension Seton's downtown Austin and Buda facilities. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and is board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology. Ahmed is the director of the Central Texas Center for Pigmentary Disorders, which specializes in pigmentation disorders, particularly vitiligo. He is a member of the national Skin of Color Society's board of directors. Ahmed is constantly involved in research, and his discoveries have been presented at conferences throughout the world and published in peer-reviewed journals.