Tauseef Ahmed, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Dr. Tauseef Ahmed is Chief of Oncology at Westchester Medical Center.He is a widely recognized expert in the subspecialty fields of Oncology and Hematology who has practiced in the Hudson Valley Region for over 25 years. After basic training at King Edward Medical College in Pakistan and medical residency training at Sinai Hospital of Detroit, he completed fellowship training in medical oncology with a specialty in genitourinary cancers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and at the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center in Seattle which prepared him for his role as Director of Stem Cell Transplantation.
His appointments include Professor of Medicine for New York Medical College. He has extensive experience in the field with special interests in the management of Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas, stem cell transplantation, genitourinary and breast cancers. As a recognized clinical investigator, Dr. Ahmed played a key role in pioneering the establishment of many techniques and approaches that are today considered standards of care including development of the M-VAC regimen for bladder cancer, peripheral stem cell technology applications, cryopreservation techniques, tandem and non-myeloablative transplant conditioning regimens for hematologic malignancies and selected solid tumors.
Dr. Ahmed has lectured extensively in both national and international settings, been awarded numerous research grants and has published over 200 papers, book chapters and abstracts on a variety of cancer-related topics. Dr. Ahmed is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.