Iftiker (Ifti) Ahmad, M.D. graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, with honors in Chemistry, summa cum laude. Dr. Ahmad received his medical degree from Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan. After Dr. Ahmad completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, he returned to Wayne State University for a Fellowship in Gastroenterology. On completion of his fellowship in 1987, he was appointed as an assistant professor at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM). He joined Gastroenterology Associates in 1991, and was subsequently one of the founding members of Michigan Gastroenterology Institute (MGI). Dr. Ahmad provides clinical care in gastrointestinal and liver diseases. He conducts clinical research and is currently Director of Research for the McLaren Greater Lansing GI Fellowship Program. He currently holds clinical appointments with Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM) and the College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSU-COM).
Dr. Ahmad is a member of the Executive Board of Ingham County Medical Society, and was a member on the Board of Affirmant, an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), whose members include Bronson, Henry Ford, Spectrum, and several other Michigan Hospital Systems. He is the former chair, and current member of the Board of Sparrow Care Network, an organization of more than 500 Michigan physicians, with a mandate to improve the quality of clinical care using objective metrics.
Dr. Ahmad has been a resident of the Lansing area since 1987. He is married to Dr. Priscilla Wade, a licensed psychologist, and they have two adult children.