Sarah R. Ahmad, MD


Internship: Intermountain Medical Center, Transitional Year

Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Weber State University


  • Headache
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Medical Education
  • Writing in Medicine


Neurology Clerkship Resident Teaching Award (2017)

Co-President, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, University of Utah SOM (2014, 2015)

University of Utah Alumni Association Fourth Year Award (2015)

College of Science Valedictorian, Weber State University (2011)


Hines H, Murray N, Ahmad S, Jaradeh S, Gold C. Video NeuroImages: Paraneoplastic Spinal Myoclonus Associated with Caspr2 Antibodies. [in process]

Xiao K, Li YP, Wang C, Ahmad S, Vu M, Kuma K, Cheng YQ, Lam KS. Disulfide cross-linked micelles of novel HDAC inhibitor thailandepsin A for the treatment of breast cancer. Biomaterials. 2015 Oct;67:183-93. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.07.033. Epub 2015 Jul 17. PubMed PMID: 26218744; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4550558.

Ahmad S, Adler DG. First Reported Case of Intentional Use of a Duodenal Stent to Treat Gastric Outlet Obstruction Prior to Pancreaticoduodenectomy in a Patient with Pancreatic Cancer. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Feb; 59(2): 489-92. doi: 10.1007/s10620-013-2895-3.  Epub 2013 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 24114048.

Ahmad SR, Adler DG. Cancer of the Ampulla of Vater: Current Evaluation and Therapy. Hosp Pract (1995). 2014 Dec;42(5):45-61. doi: 10.3810/hp.2014.12.1158. Review. PubMed PMID: 25485917.

Ahmad SR, Mohmand W.  Applying Principles of Global Health & Community Service Locally to Create a Platform for Intercultural & Interfaith Cooperation & Understanding.  University of Utah School of Medicine Student Global Health Initiative.  April 2012. [poster]

Ahmad SR.  Effect of High-Intensity Physical Exercise on BDNF in Healthy Women.  Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ogden, UT.  February 2011. [oral presentation]