Physician Partners of America adds Dr. Taufiq Ahmed — 4 key notes

Orlando, Fla.-based Physician Partners of America hired Taufiq Ahmed, MD, to practice out of its Orlando location.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Ahmed is an interventional pain management physician.

2. He earned his medical degree from Morgantown-based University of West Virginia. He completed an anesthesiology residency at Atlanta-based Emory University School of Medicine and a fellowship at Charlottesville-based University of Virginia.

3. Dr. Ahmed began his career as an anesthesiologist in South Boston, Va.-based Halifax Regional Hospital before becoming an attending physician in interventional pain management and general anesthesiology at University of Florida School of Medicine Shands Jacksonville (Fla.) Hospital.

4. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and American Board of Pain Medicine.

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