Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry

  • MEDICARE CERTIFIED
  • 24+ YEARS EXP

Overview

Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry, MD, is a Cardiac Surgery specialist in Lakewood, California. He attended and graduated from medical school in 1994, having over 24 years of diverse experience, especially in Cardiac Surgery. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Pih Hospital - Downey, Lakewood Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (442) 222-1225 to request Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry the information (Medicare information, advice, payment, ...) or simply to book an appointment.

Address: 3650 South St Suite 206
Lakewood, California 90712-1502

Phone 1: (442) 222-1225


Doctor Profile

Basics

Full Name Ahmad Z Chaudhry
Gender Male
PECOS ID 0547386849
Sole Proprietor Yes - He owns an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Medical Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery (primary specialty)
  • Critical Care (Intensivists)
  • Thoracic Surgery

Experience

  • 24+ years of diverse experience

Credentials

  • Medical Doctor (MD)
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    Medical Doctor
    Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Latin: Medicinae Doctor, meaning "Teacher of Medicine", is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In countries that follow the tradition of the United States, it is a first professional graduate degree awarded upon graduation from medical school.

Education and Training

  • Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry graduated from medical school in 1994.

NPPES Info

  • NPI #: 1144304635
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006
  • NPPES Last Update: Monday, January 18, 2016

Quality Reporting

  • eRx - He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS - He does not report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR - He does not use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI - He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC - He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A "Maintenance of Certification Program" encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Language Spoken by Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry

  • English


Medical Licenses

Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry has been primarily specialized in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) for over 24 years of experience.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
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    Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
    A thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Surgery
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    Surgery
    A general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
  • Surgery / Surgical Critical Care
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    Surgical Critical Care
    A surgeon with expertise in the management of the critically ill and postoperative patient, particularly the trauma victim, who specializes in critical care medicine diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff and other specialists.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
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    Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
    A thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty.
  • Student, Health Care / Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program
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    Student in an Organized Health Care Education/Training Program
    An individual who is enrolled in an organized health care education/training program leading to a degree, certification, registration, and/or licensure to provide health care.


Affiliated Hospitals



Practice Locations

3650 South St Suite 206
Lakewood, California 90712-1502
Phone: (442) 222-1225
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


This doctor profile was updated by using the public dataset from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is publicized on Thursday, June 16, 2016, and correspondent NPI information on the public NPPES record dated Monday, January 18, 2016. If you found out that something incorrect and want to change it, please follow this Update Data guide.

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Dr. Ahmad Z Chaudhry [NPI: 1144304635]Cardiac Surgery, Critical Care (Intensivists), Thoracic Surgery