WARE — Dr. M. Shafeeq Ahmed, acting president and chief operating officer at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital, was recently named by Becker Hospital Review as one of the top 500 “People to Know in Healthcare” in the nation. He is listed among physicians, executives, and policymakers who have displayed dedication to improving the healthcare industry.
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 Gynocology. He has also served as vice president of the medical staff and regional medical director for the Baystate Affiliated Physician Organization, and in 2010 he began serving as chief medical officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region. In 2012, he also assumed the role of chief operating officer for Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and most recently was named acting president of the hospital in Ware.
Ahmed completed his undergraduate and medical school studies at Boston University and his residency in obstetrics and gynecology through Tufts University School of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. In conjunction with the senior leadership team, he 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.