News release

6/16/2017 12:00:00 AM EASTERN
Updated: 6/16/2017 8:41:02 AM EASTERN
For more information, contact Laura Shea.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Welcome New Provider

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Ahmad Kadhim, gastroenterologist and internist to our medical staff. Dr. Kadhim is now taking appointments by calling 315-713-6740.  His full-time practice is located in the Helen & Stanley McCadam Medical Office Building, 3 Lyon Place, Suite 304, in Ogdensburg.  He will begin seeing patients on July 5, 2017.


Dr. Kadhim earned his medical degree from Medical University of the Americas, Nevis, West Indies.  He completed his residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, and then went on to complete two fellowships in gastroenterology, one at University of Ottawa and the other at the University of Toronto, both in Canada.   He joins us from Good Samaritan Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Illinois.


 Dr. Kadhim is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is board-eligible for the American Board of Gastroenterology.  He served in many leadership roles during his education and training, and has also participated in published research papers. 


Dr. Kadhim relocated to Ogdensburg to be closer to family and friends in Ottawa.  When asked what Dr. Kadhim hopes to bring to Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, he stated, "I am looking forward to providing a much needed gastrointestinal services to Claxton-Hepburn and its patients." He continued, "I try to be a good listener with my patients to learn their story to develop an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan."


Dr. Kadhim plans to reside in Ogdensburg with his wife, Isra.  Outside of work, Dr. Kadhim enjoys outdoor activities. For more information about Dr. Kadhim, visit us on the web at, or visit us on Facebook.  Your tomorrow is worth defending.