Dr. Anesa Ahamad
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Anesa Ahamad

Anesa Ahamad
MD
Radiation Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Radiation Oncology

Overview

Centers

Aventura (Radiation oncology)
Aventura (Radiation oncology)
25.9730202, -80.1472713
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Treatments

3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI)
Brachytherapy Electronic
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Electronic brachytherapy
Brachytherapy High Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/High-dose rate brachytherapy
Brachytherapy Low Dose Rate
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Low-dose rate brachytherapy
Deep inspiration breath hold
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Deep inspiration breath hold
External Beam Radiation Therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Intensity modulated radiation therapy
Radiosotope therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Radiation therapy
Stereotactic Ablative/Body Radiation therapy (SABR/SBRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy
Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation oncology/Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
Theranostics
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Theranostics
Service/Cancer/Theranostics/Theranostics

Dr. Ahamad is an expert Radiation Oncologist in Aventura, FL., who focuses on careful communication that is centered on each patient and their other physicians. She has a rich, diverse knowledge in treating cancer, research, and teaching: with training at the classical institute, the Christie Hospital in Manchester, England, she is Faculty Alumna of the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and, more recently, the University of Miami where she also served as Clinical Director. She also has experience treating patients in community cancer clinics in the US and centers in the Caribbean.

Her works are multifaceted: she has published more than 140 works, delivered more than 130 presentations at meetings nationally and abroad to both professionals and community groups, presented more than 150 radio and television shows, and founded, chaired or advised multiple charitable organizations. She executed a free international remote second-opinion program for patients.

She serves at a national level on committees of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, The National Radiotherapy Group, Oncology, and a volunteer for American Society of Clinical Oncology. She enjoys teaming up with other expert physicians in the treatment and care of each patient and is a strong advocate for patients and colleagues.

Clinical Experience:

Cure and control adult solid cancers using targeted radiotherapy Clinical research Patient-centered communication

Career Positions

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • Radiation Oncologist, Aventura, FL

Past position(s)

  • Oncology Advisor to Minister of Health in a Developing Country
  • Cancer Center Chief Operating Officer
  • Oncology Center Medical Director
  • Radiotherapy Department Medical Director
Education

Education

Universities

  • The University of Manchester, M.Sc. Oncology, Manchester, UK
  • The University of the West Indies, Faculty of Medical Sciences, BSc. Natural Sciences, St Augustine, Trinidad

Residences

  • The Royal College of Radiologists, London and the Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK

Fellowship

  • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Professional associations

Professional associations

Accomplishments

Awards and honors

Awards and honors

  • Dr. Ahamad has received more than 30 awards and recognitions for her distinction in scientific and clinical work.
Publications

Publications

  • Information Needs Expressed During Patient-Oriented Oncology Consultations: Quantity, Variation, and Barriers
  • Routine bladder cancer treatment dictates divergence from trial-derived regimens: Results of treatment at 44 radiotherapy centers
  • Definitive radiotherapy for a head and neck Merkel cell carcinoma and comprehensive nodal volumes: a case for using a computer-designed variable-thickness compensator to reduce risk and severity of mucositis
Presentations

Presentations

Definitive Radiotherapy for Merkel Cell Carcinoma of Temple: Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Matched Electron Fields (MEF) or .decimal Bolus Electron Conformal Therapy (BolusECT”)?

Anesa Ahamad, 2016, American Radium Society Annual Meeting

 

What do Patients Really Want to Know?

Anesa Ahamad, 2017, ASCO Annual Meeting

 

Personalized Versus Standardized Responses to Patient Queries: Implications for Physician Time and Provision of Information

Anesa Ahamad, 2017, ASTRO Annual Meeting

 

Chemoradiation of Altered Fractionation for T2NOMO Glottic Cancer

Anesa Ahamad, 2018, ASTRO Annual Meeting

 

Bladder Preservation Strategies in a Multicenter Community Setting Produces Outcomes Comparable to Prospective Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Protocols

Anesa Ahamad, 2016, ASTRO Annual Meeting

 

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for Bone Metastases from Prostate Cancer: Does concurrent systemic therapy (CST) or prior local treatment affect acute complications?

Anesa Ahamad, 2016, ACRO Annual Meeting

 

Utilization, Efficacy and Toxicity of Hypofractionation for T1/12 Glottic Cancer Outside of Academic Centers

Anesa Ahamad, 2017, ASTRO Annual Meeting

 

Patients Treated with Bladder Preserving Trimodality Chemoradiation Therapy Off-Trial are Different to Those on Trials: Are Trial Protocols Applicable?

Anesa Ahamad, 2017, ASCO Annual Meeting

 

Geographic and Temporal Patterns of Fractionation and Concurrent Chemoradiation for treatment for T2N0M0 Glottic Carcinoma

Ahamad, A, S Salenius, R Ross, R Selvaraj, and E Fernandez, 2020, ACRO Annual Meeting

 

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A. Ahamad, S. Salenius, R. Ross, E. Fernandez, 2016, ASTRO

 

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Anesa W. Ahamad, Sharon Salenius, Chaundre K. Cross, Ron R. Allison, Eduardo B. Fernandez, 2016, ACRO

 

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Ron R. Allison, Sharon A. Salenius, Andrej Hnatov, Cynthia Ballenger, Anesa Ahamad, Constantine A. Mantz, Eduardo Fernandez, Steven E. Finkelstein, 2016, American Radium Society 100th Anniversary Meeting

 

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Anesa Ahamad, Donald Weed, Darel Pruett, Daniel Saulpaugh, Eduardo Fernandez, 2016, American Radium Society’s 100th Anniversary Meeting