Zahoor Ahmad MB, BS, MS, FRACS, FACS:
Senior Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head & Neck Surgeon, Counties-Manukau Health,
Associate Professor, Auckland University Hospitals, Auckland, New Zealand
Past-President New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, New Zealand.
Member of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Member International Federation of Oncological Societies
Life-member of the Association of otolaryngologists of India.
Fellow Royal Austral-Asian College of Surgeons.
Fellow of American College of Surgeons
Ambassador representing NZ ORL-HNS in American Academy of ORL-HNS
Member Surgical Educators RACS
Member of International Sialendoscopists Society- Geneva, Switzerland. And MSGS
Dr Ahmad practices general otolaryngology with clinical interests in Head and Neck, Salivary, thyroid, Nasal and sinus diseases.
He is an experienced sialendoscopist and is a faculty member of international society of Sialendoscopists, Geneva, Switzerland with active involvement in teaching and conducting workshops in Sialendoscopy.
He is on the editorial board of four medical journals related to medical and surgical fields.
His thesis for Masters was on adenoids and middle ear diseases in children and this was approved and awarded masters degree in 1983.
He has lectured in a number of scientific meetings and has been a Key-Note Lecturer in several International Meetings. He participates and instructs in international workshops focussing on management of salivary diseases and sinus problems. He has about 75 Publications in peer reviewed international journals and written chapters in a few text books.
He is the Chief editor of recently published 3-volume textbook entitled “Symptom Oriented Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery”
He is actively involved in teaching and examining undergraduate and postgraduate medical scholars and teaches masters of audiology scholars and supervises PhD scholars.
Dr Ahmad was born in Kashmir (India) and after graduation and post-graduation left and has travelled widely before falling in love with New Zealand and made it his home.
He is supported by his wife, two sons, three granddaughters and a grandson. He has passion for playing golf and enjoys playing the game on most of the weekends. He enjoys listening to classical music and at times enjoys singing in social gatherings.
Loves to watch Rugby and Cricket.