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Hammond-Henry Hospital welcomes Dr. Waseem Ahmad and new neurology service line

May 13, 2024

The Board of Directors and Administration are pleased to announce that Dr. Waseem Ahmad will start his neurology practice at Hammond-Henry Hospital in Geneseo on July 10. Scheduling for July appointments is currently being accepted by calling the Geneseo Medical Group at 309.944.1275.

“We are excited to have Dr. Ahmad join our team and also to announce a specialty that will allow us to keep care close to home for our patients,” said Dave Smith, CEO. “In conversations with many community groups, the expressed need is for local access to additional specialty care providers. Dr. Ahmad will provide high quality neurology services and fulfill that need on the local level.”

As a neurologist, Dr. Ahmad specializes in General Neurology and Sleep Medicine which includes neurological testing, EEGs (electroencephalograms), EMGs (electromyographies), and the evaluation and treatment of disorders of the brain, spine, and nervous system. He specializes in the treatment of epilepsy, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, neck and back pain, vertigo, and dementia and memory loss. Dr. Ahmad also performs home sleep studies, clinical Botox injections, and offers injections for excessive sweating in the palms, feet, and underarms, and drooling.

He received his MD from Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1995, and Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad, Pakistan, in 1996. For his post-graduate training, Dr. Ahmad worked at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, NY, from 2002-2003 and then served as Chief Resident in the Department of Neurology for the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, from 2003 to 2006.

He has served as Director for the REM Center, Moline, IL; the Memory Disorder Clinic, Moline, IL; Stroke Director for the Trinity Hospital System; Neuroscience Department Director for Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island; Sleep Lab and Neuroscience Director for Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA; and is currently Sleep Lab Director at KSB Hospital, Dixon, and Sleep Lab Director, CVM, Moline.