Ahmed, Said, M.D., Ph.D.  said_a@wustl.edu

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  • Resident of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine2001 - 2004
  • Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy, Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital2005 - 2005
  • Pediatric research fellow, Washington University in St Louis2007 - 2008
  • Resident of Pediatrics, St. Louis Children's Hospital2010 - 2012
  • Clinical Fellow - Pediatric Intensive Care, Washington University in St. Louis2012 - 2015
  • Advanced training apprenticeship, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Washington University in St. Louis2015 - 2016
  • Clinical Observer in Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Harvard University2016 - 2016
  • Academic Medical Leadership Program for Physicians and Scientists, Washington University School of Medicine, Olin School of Business and BJC Healthcare2018 - 2018

Licensure and Board Certification

  • ECFMG certificate 2009
  • Pediatric Residency Completion - Washington University in St. Louis & St. Louis Children's Hospital 2012
  • Board certified in Pediatrics 2013
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics 2013
  • MO, Missouri permanent medical license/Physician and surgeon 2014
  • ACLS provider 2016
  • BLS provider 2016
  • PALS provider 2016
  • Pediatric Critical Care Boards 2016


  • Pediatric section travel award - Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress for abstract2014
  • In-training section travel award - Society of Critical Care Medicine - for abstract2014
  • Young Professional Abstract Award at the 8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care2016

Recent Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Successful preoperative bridge with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in three neonates with D-transposition of the great vessels and pulmonary hypertension Cardiology in the Young. 2018;1-3. doi:10.1017/S1047951118001038  PMID:29991376 
  2. Successful treatment of fulminant neonatal enteroviral myocarditis in monochorionic diamniotic twins with cardiopulmonary support, intravenous immunoglobulin and pocapavir. BMJ Case Rep. 2018. doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-224133  PMID:29776940 
  3. Physiologic Impact of Circulating RBC Microparticles upon Blood-Vascular Interactions Font. Physiol.. 2018;8:1120. doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.01120  PMID:29379445 
  4. Influence of red blood cell-derived microparticles upon vasoregulation Blood transfusion. 2017;15:1-13. doi:10.2450/2017.0353-16  PMID:28686154 
  5. RBC Distribution Width: Biomarker for Red Cell Dysfunction and Critical Illness Outcome? Pediatr Crit Care Med.. 2016. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001017  PMID:27832023 
  6. Incidence of Platelet Dysfunction by Thromboelastography-Platelet Mapping in Children Supported with ECMO: A Pilot Retrospective Study Frontiers in Pediatrics. 2016;3. 
  7. Red cell physiology and signaling relevant to the critical care setting. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015. doi:10.1097/MOP.0000000000000225  PMID:25888155 
  8. Successful use of plasma exchange for profound hemolysis in a child with loxoscelism. Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):e1464-7. doi:10.1542/peds.2013-3338  PMID:25349320 
  9. Evolution of surfactant protein-D levels in children with ventilator-associated pneumonia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012;47(3):292-9. doi:10.1002/ppul.21548  PMID:21901856 
  10. Hypoxia limits antioxidant capacity in red blood cells by altering glycolytic pathway dominance. FASEB J. 2009;23(9):3159-70. doi:10.1096/fj.09-130666  PMCID:PMC2735367  PMID:19417084 
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