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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 Zomp,  P. Brandon Bookstaver, Yasir Ahmed, J. Ellot Turner, and Christie King, J. Antimicro Chemother  (2011)66(11):2678-2680, PMID:22452692
  •  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.
  • A review article: "Fidaxomicin: A new agent in the clostridium difficile armamentarium" a review article. P. Brandon Bookstaver, April M. Quidley, Marla D. Koch, Wajid Siddiqui, Yasir Ahmed, Teldrin D. James. CML-Gastroenterology 2012;31(4):95-103.
  • Clostridium difficile: "Case report and concise review of Fecal Micobiota Transplantation". P. Brandon Bookstaver, Yasir Ahmed, Vanessa E. Millisor, Wajid Siddiqui, Helmut Albrecht. The Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association; Volume 109. June 2013; 62-66. PMID: 24902394
  • Case report: "Bilateral leukemic pulmonary infiltrate: a rare manifestation of acute myeloid leukemia". Imran Umer 1, Farzauq Burki 2, Yasir Ahmed 3. J Med Cases. 2014;5(3):137-139.
  • Case report: "Mediastinal mass: an unusual presentation of Coccidioidomycosis". Imran Umer 1, Yasir Ahmed 2. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. 2014; 2 96) 41-44.
  • Case report: "Successful Treatment of Life-Threatening Metabolic Alkalosis Due to Pyloric Stenosis": A Rare Case. Siva Parcha, Purnima Tripathy, Nikolay Azarov, Elaine De Prang, Yasir Ahmed. J Med Cases. 2014; 5(5):312-314.
  • Case report: "Infusion-Related Reaction following Daptomycin two-minute Rapid Intravenous Infusion". Celeste R. Caulder, Aaron Sloan, Yasir Ahmed, P. Brandon Bookstaver. Hospital Pharmacy Journal, 2014;49:644-646.
  • Case report: "Mycobacterium abscessus; a rare cause of vascular graft infection". Imran Umer 1, Satish Mocherla 2, Joseph Horvath 3, Suthep Arora 4, Yasir Ahmed 5. Scand J Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 19:1-4. PMID: 25134652