Zia Ahmed, MD
Dr. Zia Ahmed is a Board Certified Pediatric Neurologist with additional training in Epilepsy/EEG. He has been in private practice in the borough of Queens since 1995. He has been the Director of Pediatric Neurology at New York Hospital of Queens since 1999. He is available for consultation at his private office.
Disorders commonly treated by Dr. Ahmed include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Developmental Delays, Epilepsy and Seizures, headaches and Tic Disorders.
Both routine and 24-48 hour ambulatory EEG available
CPT - 2 Testing
Attention assessment in children
Danielle Desperak-Schisler, LMSW
Danielle is a licensed psychotherapist who brings a lot of experience working with children and their families. Provides counseling and parent management training, Danielle has been under Dr. Ahmed's supervision since September 2017
The following medication is most common amongst it's class and should be taken exactly as directed by the prescribing Physician
Methylphenidate (Ritalin®, Metadate®, Methylin®, Concerta®)
Amphetamine Salts (Adderall®, Adderall XR®, Dexedrine)
Dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride (Focalin®, Focalin XR®)
Atomoxetine hydrochloride (Strattera®)
Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse®)
CARBAMAZEPINE (Tegretol®, Tegretol-XR®, Carbatrol®, Epitol®)
Dr. Zia Ahmed
Dr. Shaban Azam
We Take Insurance
NOTE: Some insurance plans require a formal referral or authorization from the primary care provider. Please make sure that the appropriate referral is obtained prior to the appointment.
Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield
HealthPlus PHSP Empire BCBS
The Empire Plan for NYS Govt Employees
United Health Care