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Joined Kelsey-Seybold

August 2021

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Professional Background

Dr. Amir Nikahd earned his Bachelor of Arts in kinesiology at Rice University in Houston in 2012. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in 2017 at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Houston Methodist Hospital System in 2021. He joined Kelsey-Seybold in August 2021.

Professional Associations

Dr. Nikahd is a member of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecologists.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Nikahd enjoys traveling, hiking, and finding new coffee shops.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Nikahd has ever received is “Do what is right, not what is easy.”

The most interesting place he has visited in Barcelona, Spain.

His guilty pleasure is binge-watching comedies until he falls asleep.

​I strive to consistently provide excellent care and advocate for your health through all stages of life.


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Awards & Recognitions

  • Award for Excellence in Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, 2020
  • Resident Teacher of Medical Students Award, 2018, 2019
  • Community Service Award, Texas College of Emergency Physicians, 2016
  • First place: American Medical Student Association National Simlympics, 2014

Presentations and Publications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology for the EMT, Rice University, Houston, Texas, 2017 to 2021
    • Taught a recurring lecture for Emergency Medical Technician course covering the framework for the pre-hospital management of gynecologic and obstetric emergencies
  • Ruano, R., Cruz, S., Cass, D., Sangi-Haghpeykar, H., Nikahd, A., Cassady, C., Mehollin-Ray, A., Welty, S., Fernandes, C., Belfort, M., Lee, W., Olutoye, O. Abstract: Proposal of a perinatal classification based on the severity of left congenital diaphragmatic hernia using fetal magnetic resonance imaging results, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2016
  • Baylor Global Health Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2015
    • Poster: Baylor Simlympics: Impact of Medical Simulation on Student Education