Dr. Bina Ahmed is new to Santa Barbara and is excited to join the Santa Barbara Cardiovascular Medical Group. She moved from New Hampshire where she was an Interventional Cardiologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and also Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine. Dr. Ahmed completed Internal Medicine residency at the University of Massachusetts, a Women’s Health fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, followed by general Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology fellowships from the University of Vermont. After ten years of academic practice where she was an active clinician, teacher and researcher, she chose to move to Santa Barbara to start the next chapter of her career surrounded by all that Santa Barbara has to offer.
Dr. Ahmed believes strongly that each patient deserves timely and personalized care from prevention to intervention. Her mission is to establish a practice that prioritizes patient education and incorporates patient specific goals and preferences to help guide the best possible care.
Her specialty and focus include treating all aspect of cardiovascular diseases including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease and additionally, she brings with her a special focus on women’s heart health. Her interventional practice includes treatment of coronary artery disease including high risk, complex coronary interventions and she has been part of national trials evaluating the role of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for the treatment of aortic stenosis. She was recently focused in a campaign celebrating ‘100 Women of Interventional Cardiology’. She is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Society of Coronary Angiography and Interventions and is a member of the American Heart Association.
She is an environmentalist, tennis player and writer.
Areas of interest
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Articles by Dr. Ahmed
Health Care in the Face of the Climate Crisis
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