Founder of Cardiac Vision, Dr. Junaid Ahmed is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska and completed a residency in internal medicine at Loyola University Medical Center. Following a fellowship in general cardiology at the University of Florida at Shands Jacksonville, he established Cardiac Vision which has pioneered in the field of transitional cardiology across the country and one of the few to start and lead in sports cardiology. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is a member of the American College of Cardiology – Sports Cardiology and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Ahmed is trained in various aspects of nuclear cardiology and has completed training and received COCATS certification in the following: Echo, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT, exercise testing, ambulatory monitoring, left and right heart catheterization, diagnostic coronary angiography, cardiopulmonary exercise stress tests, carotid-ABI-vascular ultrasounds, and arrhythmias. He has authored and co-authored a number of cardiology posters and publications and has served as a presenter at multiple cardiology events.
A former competitive athlete, Dr. Ahmed now enjoys recreational sports, basketball, weightlifting, CrossFit training, volleyball, and surfing. His background in sports is what fuels his desire to ensure athletes of all abilities receive appropriate cardiovascular evaluation and the training guidance needed to enable them to compete safely and at their highest ability.
Dr. Ahmed is conversationally and medically fluent in Hindi and Spanish and his keen appreciation of history, culture and traditions has led him to embark on extensive world travel.