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Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer

Asima Ahmad, MD, MPH

Asima Ahmad, MD, MPH, is Carrot's Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Dr. Ahmad is also a practicing reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist double board-certified in reproductive endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology. She earned a combined medical and public health degree from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, completed her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and completed fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco. Her work has been published extensively on a wide range of topics related to infertility, reproductive and hormonal health, gynecologic malignancies, and patient safety.

Dr. Ahmad has held leadership roles on the Access to Care Special Interest Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), most recently as the Chair and previously as the Vice-Chair. She has also founded Umeed Foundation, helped in healthcare delivery and optimization with global organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO), and worked on global health projects to reduce rates of maternal mortality.

Dr. Ahmad has also been awarded University of Chicago’s Humanitarian Award, named to Business Insider’s 30 under 40 in Healthcare list, and recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, and one of the Top 100 University of Chicago Alumni in Technology.

In addition to her extensive work in maternal health, Dr. Ahmad and her husband live in Chicago, IL, with their three children. They are expecting their fourth child later this year.

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Asima Ahmad, MD, MPH

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Fertility care
When IVF isn’t the only option
IVF might be the best-known fertility treatment option, but it’s far from the only one.
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Menopause & low T
Why menopause should matter to employers
At Carrot, we believe that employers can support their employees well beyond their fertility and pregnancy journeys. Here’s why.
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Fertility care
PCOS and fertility: Common symptoms and what you can do
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects many people of reproductive age. Learn about how it can impact fertility.
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