Nauman Ahmad, MD, FAAP, is a pediatric physician who has specialized in pediatric cardiology. At Pediatrician Specialty Practices, with locations in Federal Way and Puyallup, Washington, he is enthused by his passion for providing children with a medical clinic where parents and pediatricians can develop lifelong partnerships. He aims to provide children comprehensive care to achieve optimal growth and development.
With inpatient hospitalist and pediatric critical care experience, Dr. Ahmad has now taken over Pediatrician Specialty Practices (previously known as Federal Way Pediatric Associates) in King County and is accepting new patients. His focus is on providing general pediatric cardiology care to his patients.
Dr. Ahmad completed his residency at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City and is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. With an extensive background in pediatric cardiology and three years of inpatient critical care experience by working at Children’s Hospital of New York (Columbia Presbyterian), Dr. Ahmad established himself as a renowned and trusted pediatric cardiologist for countless local families in the Federal Way area.
Common conditions he treats include various forms of congenital heart diseases which present as heart murmur, failed congenital heart disease screen in newborns, cyanotic heart disease, acquired heart disease including Kawasaki disease, rheumatic heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, and various forms of cardiomyopathy. Other common conditions that Dr. Ahmad treats include chest pain, palpitations, syncope, ADHD, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, obesity, Down syndrome, Marfan’s syndrome, and sports clearance in high-end athletes to prevent sudden cardiac death, as well as arrhythmias and channelopathies.
Dr. Ahmad also performs fetal echocardiograms in collaboration with maternal obstetrics physicians. All tests including electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, fetal echocardiogram, Holter monitor, and blood pressure monitor are done on site, and results are shared with families in a timely fashion.
Dr. Ahmad is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.