Michelle Holmgren, Public Affairs & Community Relations Specialist
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For Immediate Release
Dr. Ahmed named by Becker Hospital Review as one of top 500 “People to know in Healthcare” in the Nation
Dr. M. Shafeeq Ahmed, Acting President and Chief Operating Officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Chief Medical Officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region, was recently named by Becker Hospital Review as one of the top 500 “People to know in Healthcare” in the nation. He is among physicians, executives, and policymakers who have displayed dedication to improving the healthcare industry.
Dr. Ahmed has been recognized for being among this exclusive group of individuals who have influenced and continues to shape healthcare in the United States.
Dr. Ahmed joined Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in 2003 as a practicing physician and Medical Director of Baystate Medical Practices-Mary Lane OB/GYN, and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynoclogy. Dr. Ahmed has also served as the Vice President of the Medical Staff, Regional Medical Director for the Baystate Affiliated Physician Organization and in 2010 he began serving as Chief Medical Officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region. In 2012, he also assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer for Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and most recently was named Acting President of the hospital in Ware.
Dr. Ahmed completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at Boston University and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) through Tufts University School of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
Dr. Ahmed, in conjunction with the senior leadership team, has extended his commitment to communities served by Baystate Mary Lane Hospital by expanding the team of providers; building new programs and redefining services to ensure the highest standards of safety and quality care.
For more information about Baystate Mary Lane Hospital visit www.baystatehealth/org/bmlh.