About Osama Ahmed​

Osama Ahmed, MD, FAANS, Neurologist doctors
Osama Ahmed, MD, FAANS

Dr. Ahmed is a board-certified neurosurgeon that founded the Brain and Spine Institute of San Antonio in 2018. The mission of the practice is to provide prompt, personalized, neurosurgical care with the most up-to-date treatment options.

He is the former medical Director of Neurosurgery at Methodist Hospital Northeast and Methodist Hospital Metropolitan. Dr. Ahmed started the neurosurgery program at Methodist Hospital Northeast, where there was no program prior to his arrival. With Dr. Ahmed’s vision and initiative, he was able to provide neurosurgical care to a community that did not have those services previously available. Dr. Ahmed’s practice focuses on treating brain and spine disorders and prides himself on achieving the best possible outcomes. Dr. Ahmed is board certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He is also an active member with the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Throughout his career, Dr. Ahmed has performed over 5,000 surgeries, published over 30 articles, and presented several papers at national conferences. Dr. Ahmed’s passion of providing the best care has allowed him to bring several new treatments to San Antonio. Dr. Ahmed was the first spine surgeon in San Antonio to perform a robotic OLIF, the first to use Spine Jack for compression fractures, and the first spine surgeon to perform an OptiLIF, a minimally invasive spinal fusion technique.

Dr. Ahmed is originally from Wharton, Texas, grew up in Houston, and graduated high school from Katy, Tx. He attended The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied biochemistry. Dr. Ahmed went to medical school at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Tx. He did one year of neurotrauma research at Ben Taub Hospital with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Ahmed then did his neurosurgical residency training at LSU Shreveport, where he had extensive training in both cranial and spinal surgery.

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