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Natasha Ahmed, MD

RUSH University Medical Group
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Clinical Area:
Primary Care
Specialties: Family Medicine (General Medicine), Sports Medicine

About Me

Natasha Ahmed, MD, is a family and sports medicine physician at RUSH University Medical Center and assistant professor at RUSH Medical College. She is also the team medical physician for the Joffrey Ballet. In September, Dr. Ahmed began serving as medical director of the RUSH school-based health clinics.

Dr. Ahmed graduated from Michigan State University before continuing to medical school at Saba University School of Medicine, Caribbean Netherlands. She completed her residency in family medicine at RUSH University Medical Center, followed by her fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Toledo. Dr. Ahmed has also worked extensively as a team physician, providing sideline coverage and assistance in the training room with both orthopedic and primary care-trained sports physicians. Prior teams include the Toledo Mud Hens (the Triple-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers), Toledo Walleye Hockey (ECHL), University of Toledo Division 1 Athletics and the Chicago Marathon (as a medical volunteer). 


Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH West Loop
RUSH West Loop
839 W Madison St
Chicago, IL, 60607

(312) 455-3500



Family Medicine (General Medicine)
Sports Medicine

Education and Training

Rush University Medical Center - Family Medicine
University of Toledo - Sports Medicine
Saba University School of Medicine, Caribbean Netherlands

Clinical Expertise

Musculoskeletal disorders
Sports injuries

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Assistant Professor


Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna HMO One Health
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Devoted Health
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Meridian Health Plan
Molina Dual Options
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
USA Managed Care Organization
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

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Ratings and Reviews

Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jan 2024
Excellent provider
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Very thorough and kind
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Dr Ahmed took time to explain her recommendations for treatment, which was really helpful. I learned a lot.
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Dr. Ahmed was very thorough in working through possible causes of issues, included me in the care path, and provided several solutions to work off of. Will recommend
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Oct 2023
Very pleased
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Great, I am glad I found her
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
So knowledgeable and helpful!
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Very thorough, professional, caring
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Dr.Ahmed was the most kind and thorough doctor. I didn't feel rushed and she helped me navigate the many future appointments I need. Absolutely love her