Dr. Tayy Ahmed: Helping Women with Pelvic Pain

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Quote: “We have to believe people who say they are in pain.” Dr. Tayy Ahmed 

Episode 29: Dr. Tayy Ahmed: Helping Women with Pelvic Pain 

In this episode of The Brave Enough Show, your host, Dr. Sasha Shillcutt talks with Dr. Tayy Ahmed, a physical and rehabilitation physician in New York City who changed her career focus two years ago and has never looked back. Dr. Ahmed is committed to helping patients who live with chronic pelvic pain and works at Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine in Manhattan. 

Dr. Shillcutt and Dr. Ahmed discuss 

  • Following Your Passion in Medicine 

  • It’s Ok to Seek Help for Chronic Pain 

  • Hope for Patients who feel Unheard 

 Grab a cup of coffee & Enjoy!  



Dr. Tayyaba Ahmed is a doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation who was born and raised in New York. She completed the BS/DO program at New York Institute of Technology and was trained at the  New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Northwell Health Plainview Hospital and the  NYU Langone Medical Center/RUSK Institute for Rehabilitation

A  board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician, Dr. Ahmed is also a  fellow of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  and a member of the  International Pelvic Pain Society

Dr. Ahmed is a contributing author to a textbook which is considered a staple during every Physiatrist’s training.  The fourth edition has been published in November of 2018. This full chapter title reference is: Ahmed T, Chan I:  “Pelvic Pain”,  which is included in,  Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4th edition by Frontera W,  Silver J, Rizzo T; Elsevier, Philadelphia, In Press., Philadelphia.  

Dr. Ahmed has also recorded numerous podcasts for various demographics including The RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine with Dr. Thomas Elwood to educate physiatrists, The Women’s Pelvic Health Podcast by Hannah Matluck to educate pelvic pain sufferers and many others. (For a full list search iTunes) She has also sat on many panels including an event for She Knows Media speaking on Self-advocacy. She contributes to the advancement of this field by publishing on several topics including,  A Novel, Regenerative Treatment Approach for Patients with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Utilizing Alpha-2 Macroglobulin and A Novel, Non-Opioid Treatment For Endometriosis Related Symptoms Utilizing Pelvic Floor Musculature Trigger Point Injections and Peripheral Nerve Hydrodissection . On her free time she advocates for her patients, and educates fellow healthcare providers on pelvic pain, most recently in Pakistan while away on vacation at a grand rounds at Indus Hospital.  

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