As one of the principal investigators for the Nephrology Center at Paragon Health, P.C., Dr. Aqeel brings 30 years of clinical experience and nephrology expertise to F1RST Up®. Serving patients throughout Southwest Michigan, Dr. Aqeel is also a clinical specialist in hypertension, treating renal hyperparathyroidism and hypertensive chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Ahmed Aqeel earned his medical degree at Allama Iqbal Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his residency at the University of North Dakota and a nephrology fellowship at Wayne State University as well as earning a Masters in Public Health from the University of Wales in the United Kingdom.

Previously, Dr. Aqeel served as medical director of Fresenius Medical Care Sturgis (Michigan) and medical director of the FKC Kalamazoo Home Program.