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Zahab S Ahsan, MD

Specialties:
Orthopedic Surgery; Sports Medicine
Practice:
Edward-Elmhurst Medical Groups
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Language:
English, Hindi, Urdu
Clinical Interests:
Achilles Tendon Repair; Rotator Cuff Repair; Cartilage Repair & Restoration; Knee ligament/Tendon repair; Biceps and Triceps Tendon Repair; Shoulder Stabilization; Tommy John Surgery (Elbow UCL Reconstruction); Pectoralis (pec) Tendon Repair; ACL Reconstruction; Knee/Shoulder/Elbow Arthroscopy; Patella stabilization/Realignment; Patellofemoral Joint Replacement; Shoulder Replacement; Proximal Hamstring Tendon Repair

This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.

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Philosophy Of Care

Zahab S. Ahsan, MD is a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon who has devoted his educational career to mastering the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. He is committed to guiding his patients to a complete recovery and a life without pain or restrictions through innovative treatment and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and elbow.

He completed residency training in Orthopedic surgery at the prestigious University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers in Seattle, WA. Dr. Ahsan completed fellowship in Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, annually recognized by U.S. News and World Report as the #1 Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Ahsan’s high level of patient care is guided by his experience providing sports medicine care to professional athletes of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, MLS, and U.S. Olympic team.

Dr. Ahsan is passionate about treating active individuals of all ages and backgrounds. His approach is catered to each patient through the application of the most state-of-the-art and evidence-based techniques. While he strives to treat each patient with non-operative measures, Dr. Ahsan’s surgical approach is based on a philosophy that each patient deserves a unique, personalized surgical plan to ensure an optimal recovery and timely return to the activities they love.

Education & Credentials

Education: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN, 2014

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center Seattle, WA, 2019

Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery (New York), 2020

Society: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine; Arthroscopy Association of North America; Gold Humanism Honor Society

Insurance Accepted

Beech Street PPO
CCN PPO/Coventry
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
Coventry Health Care
Great West HMO
Great West POS
Great West PPO
Health Care Finest Network
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana PPO
Medicare
Multi Plan
Private HealthCare /Multi Plan
Pref. Netwrk Access/Hlth Dirct
PpoNEXT (formerly Healthstar)
Tricare (fmrly Champus)
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
Aetna HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO