Shariq Ahmad, MD, a Nephrologist and Hypertension Specialist with NCH Physician Group

Get to know Nephrologist and Hypertension Specialist Dr. Shariq Ahmad, who serves patients in Naples, Florida.

Nephrologist Dr. Ahmad is board-certified in both internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. At present, he is affiliated with NCH Physician Group – Nephrology in Naples, Florida. 

NCH Physician Group is an integral part of the NCH Healthcare System. Since early 2010, it has grown its multispecialty practice to more than 237 board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. As the largest physician group in Collier County with more than 35 locations and 20 different specialties, spanning from Marco Island to Estero, NCH Physician Group is able to provide quality care close to home. 

After earning his medical degree from the University of Karachi in Pakistan, Dr. Ahmad went on to complete his internship at Hashmanis Hospital. Upon relocating to the United States, he completed his residencies at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center & Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, followed by his fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. 

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care when the time comes. 

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