Irfan Ahmed, MD

Hand & Upper Extremity

Specialty

Hand & Upper Extremity


Contact

Tel: 973-972-0763

Irfan Ahmed, MD. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI). In addition to his position with the practice, Dr. Ahmed is an associate professor of the Department of Orthopaedics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). He also serves as an attending physician at University Hospital in Newark, NJ, Newark Beth Isreal Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey.

Dr. Ahmed's professional affiliations include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand and the Parkistan Medical and Dental Council. He has also given back to the international community, providing orthopaedic hand surgery services to Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), as well as volunteer work as a clinical instructor at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Uganda.

Contact Doctor: 973-972-0763

Dr. Ahmed completed a fellowship in hand surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center through Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery--as well as a general surgery intership--at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.

Refereed Original Article in Journal

  • Ranade, Ashish S.; Ahmed, Irfan; Williams, Reed A.; Samdani, Amer An unusual case of congenital scoliosis in a patient with Down  Syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics : November 2009.

Other Articles (Reviews, Editorials, etc.) In Journals; Chapters; Books; other Professional Communications

  • Primary Repair of Chronic Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury of Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint. Irfan Ahmed MD, Arthur Yule BS, Charles S Day MD, MBA, Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, Volume 22, Issue 3, Pages 167-170, September 2012.
  • Current Indications and Outcomes of Total Wrist Arthroplasty: Shade Ogunro, MD, Irfan Ahmed, MD, Virak Tan, MD. Orthop Clin North Am. 2013, July, 44 (3) 371–379.
  • Complications Associated With Hinged External Fixation for Chronic Elbow Dislocations. Potini VC, Ogunro S, Henry RD, Ahmed I, Tan V. J Hand Surg. Am. 2015 Feb 24. Pii: S0363-5023(14)01810-3.
  • The Management of Acute and Chronic Elbow Instability. Ahmed I, Mistry J. Orthop Clin North Am. 2015 Apr; 46(2):271—280.
  • Ahmed IH, Shafa E, Vosbikian MM, Ilyas AM. Timing to Fixation of Femoral Fractures due to Gunshot Wounds: A Retrospective Analysis. Jefferson Orthopedic Journal. Philadelphia, PA. 2015. pp. 66-69
  • Trigger Finger: The Controversies. Daniel E. Choi MD, Harsh A Shah BA, Irfan Ahmed MD. World Clin Orthoped. 2016;3(1):101-14
  • Multiple Giant Cell Tumors of Tendon Sheath Found within a Single Digit of a 9 year old. John S. Hwang, Valerie A. Fitzhugh, Peter D. Gibson, Jacob Didesch, Irfan Ahmed. Case Reports in Orthopedics Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1834740.
  • Pediatric Gunshot would recidivism: Identification of at-risk youth. Gibson, Peter D. MD: Ippolito, Joseph A.; Shaath, Mohammed Kareem MD; Campbell, Curtis L. MD; Fox, Adam D. DO; Ahmed, Irfan MD

Abstracts

  • Sobol G, Gibson PD, Ahmed I. Zone II Flexor Tendon Repairs in the United States: Trends in Current Management.  Presented at ASSH/AHSS combined meeting Sydney, Australia March 2016.
  • Gibson PD, Fox A, and Ahmed I. Pediatric Gun Shot Wound Recidivism: Identification of High-Risk Youth, Department of Orthopedics, Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School,   Presented at 2015 American Association of Surgery and Trauma Annual Meeting, Las Vegas
  • Lee AH, Ahmed I, Day CS. Acute carpal tunnel secondary to metallosis after total wrist arthroplasty J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2013 Jan;38(1):80-1

View Publications

Sobol G, Gibson PD, Ahmed I. Zone II Flexor Tendon Repairs in the United States: Trends in Current Management.
Journal of Hand Surgery 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2016.11.022

Trigger Finger: The Controversies.
Daniel E. Choi MD, Harsh A Shah BA, Irfan Ahmed MD
World Clin Orthoped. 2016;3(1):101-14

Multiple Giant Cell Tumors of Tendon Sheath Found within a Single Digit of a 9-Year-Old, John S. Hwang, Valerie A. Fitzhugh, Peter D. Gibson, Jacob Didesch, Irfan Ahmed.
Case Reports in Orthopedics Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1834740

Pediatric gunshot wound recidivism: Identification of at-risk youth.
Gibson, Peter D. MD; Ippolito, Joseph A.; Shaath, Mohammed Kareem MD; Campbell, Curtis L. MD; Fox, Adam D. DO; Ahmed, Irfan MD
Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery:
June 2016 - Volume 80 - Issue 6 - p 877–883

Ahmed IH, Shafa E, Vosbikian MM, Ilyas AM. Timing to Fixation of Femoral Fractures due to Gunshot Wounds: A Retrospective Analysis. Jefferson Orthopedic Journal. Philadelphia, PA. 2015. pp. 66-69

Complications Associated With Hinged External Fixation for Chronic Elbow Dislocations.
Potini VC, Ogunro S, Henry PD, Ahmed I, Tan V.
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Feb 24. pii: S0363-5023(14)01810-3.

The Management of Acute and Chronic Elbow Instability.
Irfan Ahmed MD, Jaydev Mistry.
Orthop Clin N Am 2015

Current Indications and Outcomes of Total Wrist Arthroplasty
Shade Ogunro, MD, Irfan Ahmed, MD, Virak Tan, MD.
Orthop Clin N Am 44 (2013) 371–379

Acute carpal tunnel secondary to metallosis after total wrist arthroplasty. Lee AH, Ahmed I, Day CS. J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2013 Jan;38(1):80-1

Primary Repair of Chronic Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury of Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint.
Irfan Ahmed MD, Arthur Yule BS, Charles S Day MD, MBA.
Operative Techniques in Orthopedics, Volume 22, Issue 3, Pages 167-170, September 2012

Ranade, Ashish S.; Ahmed, Irfan; Williams, Reed A.; Samdani, Amer F.
An unusual case of congenital scoliosis in a patient with Down syndrome.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics B: November 2009.