Dr Kate Ahmad has worked in Neurology at RNSH since 2013. In addition to being a clinical neurologist, she is the Director of Physician Training and Clinical Supervisor. Her clinical and research interests are in neuro-ophthalmology and Neurogenetics, with a particular interest in inherited optic neuropathies. She has also published on functional neurological disorders and cognitive neurology.

Dr Ahmad has more than 20 peer reviewed publications and book chapters, has been the recipient of grants and an NHMRC post graduate scholarship. She is actively involved with clinical trials for patients with optic neuropathies and mitochondrial disorders. She is a member of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Society of Australasia and is a regular presenter at conferences.

Dr Ahmad is Vice President of the RNSH Women's Society and a member of multiple hospital committees.  She is a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney.