Nilssen Orthopedics Summary

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When Dr. Erik Nilssen recognized the anxiety and frustration that patients were dealing with as they sought medical care through the traditional system, he decided to create a state-of-the art facility centered around the patient: It is this vision that led to the creation of Nilssen Orthopedics.

Upon creating this facility, Dr. Nilssen’s goal was to provide patients from around the world with a center of excellence offering them an array of orthopedic services at a single location. Moreover, he is expanding Nilssen Orthopedics by inviting additional physicians to practice in his facility. One of these physicians is Dr. Sonya Ahmed.
Dr. Sonya Ahmed – Board Certified, Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Ahmed brings with her an expertise
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Ahmed enjoys the aspect of Orthopedic care that provides her with instant gratification: She enjoys diagnosing and then treating a patient who was initially unable to walk upon arriving at Nilssen Orthopedics but after receiving treatment has the ability to walk out the door.
Dr. Sonya Ahmed's Education, Residency and Fellowship Background

Following a 6-year, combined, BA/MD program, Dr. Ahmed graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC). Upon graduation, she was awarded her Doctor of Medicine, with Distinction and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry Degrees.

Following her graduation from UMKC, Dr. Sonya Ahmed completed her Orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), which is located in Galveston, Texas. At UTMB, she received the Hutchings Endowed Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery.

After Dr. Ahmed finished her residency at UTMB, she completed a Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). During her foot and ankle Fellowship at ASMI, she had the pleasure of working under the guidance of numerous prestigious doctors.

These doctors include:

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