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Published on August 31, 2012

Annie Foster Ahmed & Interventional Cardiology

Annie Foster Ahmed
Patient: Annie Foster Ahmed, Derwood, MD

Location: Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center

Service: Interventional Cardiology

Doctor: Jeffrey Wang, MD

Forty-eight-year-old mother of two Annie Foster Ahmed was playing tennis with her 10-year-old son when she ruptured her Achilles tendon. At the time, she had no way of knowing that this common injury would soon lead to a life-threatening condition.

A little more than a week after her injury, Foster Ahmed, of Derwood, began feeling unwell.

“I walked upstairs and I couldn’t breathe,” she says. “I was crawling up
the steps and dizzy.”

Days later, she lost consciousness in her home and fell to the floor.

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