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Saba Ahmad pediatric neurologist

Saba Ahmad, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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Dr. Saba Ahmad is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Department of Neurology at UI Health. She graduated from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She was an intern in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, a resident in Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and a fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her clinical interests include epilepsy and neurogenetics/neurometabolic diseases. Her research interests include epilepsy and genetics. She is particularly interested in epilepsy management, with a focus on dietary epilepsy management and on surgical epilepsy management. She is board-certified in pediatrics and in neurology, with special qualifications in child neurology. Locations where Dr. Ahmad sees patients include the Epilepsy Center at the Children's Hospital University of Illinois (CHUI). Dr. Ahmad speaks English and Urdu.

Language : English, Urdu

Specialties & Services

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurocutaneous
  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurology


Outpatient Care Center, Suite 2E

1801 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: Neurology (with special qualifications in child neurology)
  • Board Certification: Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Internship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia