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Yasir Ahmed, MD

Assistant Professor

Subspecialty: Infectious Disease Medicine

Administrative Office: (432) 335-5250

Patient Appointments / Odessa: (432) 335-2222

Research Interests:

HIV and opportunistic infections


Fellowship:             University of South Carolina / Palmetto Richland Hospital, Columbia, SC
Residency:              Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Odessa, TX
Medical School:     Liaquat Medical College Jamshoro Pakistan


  • “More evidence that treatment interruptions are not smart” article commentary published in HIV/AIDS Clinical Care Journal Watch Volume 23, issue 2; Feb 14th, 2011
  • Case report: “Rare Case of rilpivirine-induced severe allergic hepatitis” Ahmed, Yasir1; Siddiqui, Wajid2; Enoch, Caroline3; Bookstaver, P. Brandon4; Albrecht, Helmut5J Antimicrob. Chemother. October 12, 2012,  PMID: 23065700
  • Case report: “Micafungin therapy in a critically ill, morbidly obese patient” Amanda Zomp1,  P. Brandon Bookstaver2, Yasir Ahmed3, J. Elliot Turner4, and Christie King5, J. Antimicrob. Chemother. (2011)66(11):2678-2680, PMID:22452692
  • Wrote a book chapter “Opportunistic Infection in AIDS” in “Grant’z Manual of Clinical Problems in Infectious Disease” book; Sixth Edition. Yasir Ahmed, Sean Cook, Helmut Albrecht.