Dr Ahamed graduated from Pavlov Medical University in St. Petersburg (Russia) in 1999. He came to the UK in 2002 and completed his junior doctor training in Portsmouth. He passed his MRCP (UK) in 2006, and then went on to complete specialty training in Palliative medicine in Sheffield. He obtained his CCT in Palliative Medicine in 2012.
In October 2012 he joined as a consultant in Palliative Medicine at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He also joined Supportive Care UK (SCUK), who provide private supportive and palliative care to Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle.