Michelle Holmgren, Public Affairs & Community Relations Specialist
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Ware, MA (March 18, 2014) Becker's Hospital Review recently released its list of the top 100 Chief Medical Officers of Hospitals and Health Systems, which features some of the top physician leaders in the nation including Dr. Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed, M.D., COO, and CMO of Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Baystate Health Eastern Region.
Physician leaders were selected for inclusion on this list of 100 physician leaders based on their healthcare experience, awards they've received and their commitment to continuous improvement in safety and quality care. Many of the leaders were nominated by their peers and the list was vetted by industry experts.
Dr. Ahmed joined Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in 2003 as a practicing physician and Medical Director of Baystate Medical Practices-Mary Lane OB/GYN, and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Ahmed has also served as the Vice President of the Medical Staff, Regional Medical Director for the Baystate Affiliated Physician Organization and in 2010 he began serving as Chief Medical Officer. In 2012, he also assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer for Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Baystate Health Eastern Region.
Dr. Ahmed completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at Boston University and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) through Tufts University School of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield.
Dr. Ahmed, in conjunction with the senior leadership team, has extended his commitment to communities served by Baystate Mary Lane Hospital by expanding the team of providers; building new programs and redefining services to ensure the highest standards of safety and quality care.