Baseer Ahmad, MD

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Ophthalmology
Associate Professor
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Eye Institute 414-955-2020
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Westbrook Health Center 262-532-5700
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Eye Institute 414-955-2020
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Westbrook Health Center 262-532-5700

My goal is to provide high-quality eye care with dignity and compassion. As a retina specialist and surgeon, I am always happy to help patients needing consultation, treatment, or surgery for vitreoretinal disorders. I also have interests in the advancement of ophthalmology through the use of new technologies

My goal is to provide high-quality eye care with dignity and compassion. As a retina specialist and surgeon, I am always happy to help patients needing consultation, treatment, or surgery for…
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About

Dr. Ahmad graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas summa cum laude with a degree in electrical engineering. He then worked for several years as an engineer, but eventually pursued a career in medicine. He completed medical school at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, followed by ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Cole Eye Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. Given an interest in providing care for complex pathologies, he then completed a vitreoretinal diseases and surgery fellowship at The Retina Institute of St. Louis. Following fellowship. Dr. Ahmad returned to his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio and led the busy retina service as its primary surgeon in the department of ophthalmology at University Hospitals / Case Western Reserve University. Over time, however, he felt a need to dedicate more time to family and this prompted a move into private practice at the Virginia Eye Institute in Richmond, Virginia. After several years in private practice, he decided to return to academic medical practice in order to also teach others and to pursue research interests in big data/artificial intelligence. As such, he joined the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network in summer of 2019 with a secondary appointment at Marquette University’s School of Biomedical Engineering. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has participated in the training of a number of ophthalmologists; he was recognized as “Teacher of the Year” in 2015 at Case Western Reserve University, and received the “Best Clinical Educator” award in 2023 at Medical College of Wisconsin. He has also authored several dozen peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, instructive videos, and online articles regarding vitreoretinal diseases and surgery. He currently sees patients at the Eye Institute on the Froedtert Hospital campus, as well as at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Westbrook Health Center.

Overview

Treatment & Services

Advanced Retinal Imaging and Ultrasound
Clinical Trials in Retinal Disease
Pharmacologic Treatment of Retinal Disease
Photodynamic Therapy for AMD
Premium Lens Implants
Retina (Non-Surgical)
Retina (Surgical)
Retinal Laser Therapy
Scleral-Fixated and Secondary Intraocular Lenses
Vitreoretinal Surgery of Common and Complex Retinal Disorders

Diseases & Conditions

Diabetic Retinopathy
Macular Degeneration
Macular Holes and Epiretinal Membranes
Ocular Injuries Involving the Retina and Vitreous
Retina and Vitreous Diseases
Retinal Tears and Detachments
Retinal Vascular Disease
Vitreoretinal Complications of Cataract Surgery

Ages Seen

Adolescent
Adult

Languages Spoken

English

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

925 North 87th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53226
2315 E. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53186
Eye Institute - Froedtert Hospital Westbrook Health Center

Education & Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas - Doctor of Medicine - (2008)

Cleveland Clinic - OH - Residency in Ophthalmology - (2009-2012)

The Retina Institute - St. Louis - MO - Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery - (2012-2014)

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology

Patient Reviews

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Ratings

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Everyone was very respectful and kind during my visit.
The doctor is very friendly, explains everything thoroughly and is very trustworthy.
He was patient, respectful and his explanation of my diagnosis was thorough. I felt reassured and trust him to provide good care. I have already recommended him to a friend.
The staff was awesome, loved the joking especially from the doctors. Made the experience better.
Dr. Ahmad is top shelf all the way. On a one to ten scale, I give him an eleven. Keep him around just as long as you can.
I am very happy with the care.
Very good service great team
Dr Baseer Ahmad went way out of his way to make my process possible. A great doctor a wonderful human being
The doctor is amazing
Wait time is too long, doc had to readminister the eye drops.
Dr. Was very professional
This was my first time with this provider. I was very happy with the time he took and the thoroughness in ensuring he understood my history and current condition. He explained things to me well and didn't assume what my level of knowledge, instead he made sure we were on the same page.
My patient care with all at the Eye Institute has been excellent
So very grateful for Dr. Ahmad!
Super nice people! I felt I was in good hands!Thanks again!
Continuous Gratitude goes out to Dr. Ahmad, a Brilliant Physician who always treats me with Kindness, Respect & Dignity while providing Extraordinary Patient Care in combination with a Comprehensive Treatment Plan going forward, which gives me such peace of mind! Dr. Ahmad & his staff are Amazing & Truly Are the Dream Team! With Sincere Gratitude, thank you everyone!
Detailed information about condition and treatment was given.
Dr Ahmad was very helpful and thorough in his exam.
Well treated. Everyone was caring, professionalism to the utmost. Great respect and all concerns were simply explained. I did not feel rushed. Good experience from all.
I wish I could give a 10 for the care Dr Ahmad gives me he is a great dr so caring
Everyone was cordial and attentive. Great experience.
Dr. Ahmad is the best example of a thorough and caring physician. I have not met a better person who just so happens to be a doctor.
Dr. Ahmad is such a caring, accomplished eye surgeon.
Always well taken care of
From the beginning Dr Ahmad, check in staff, clinic staff and surgical team have been outstanding. I would highly recommend Dr Ahmad and the WI Eye Institute.
Dr. Ahmad has been a very caring doctor. He always explains things very carefully & thoroughly. Any questions I have or my children have he answers in in a very thorough manner.
The nurse assistant/tech was very helpful and kind. Her concern when I was becoming upset about my perceived losses in vision were much appreciated. In addition, Dr. AAhmas reassured me that everything appears stable.
I was so fortunate to have Dr. Ahmad treat my turn retina. His skills as a surgeon are second to none. His ability to explain the issues and procedures in a way that my wife and I could understand was greatly appreciated
I felt very comfortable with Dr Ahmad, after he performed an exam on my eyes he shared results of images and explained them clearly.
Dr Ahmad and his team are superior!
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