Dr. Ahmann currently serves as Professor of Medicine and Surgery, and holds the John Norton Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research at the University of Arizona. Additionally, he also served as Director of the Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship Program, and CoDirector of the Prostate Cancer Prevention Program. His clinical practice focuses on treatment of advanced and hormone resistant prostate cancer, in addition to bladder cancer and testicular cancer which are his areas of clinical interest. He is an active medical and cancer researcher. He has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America for prostate and genitourinary malignancies.
Dr. Ahmann is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty of Medical Oncology, and the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Ahmann has also been dedicated to research in prostate cancer for the past 30 years, having served as Principal Investigator and co-Principal Investigator on many NIH/NCI funded projects. Recently concluded projects include Phase 2 and Phase 3 randomized controlled trials to investigate the role of selenium on initiation ad nprogression of prostate cancer. Currently his focus is towards mentoring young investigators to develop their research skills. They have strong research infrastructure at the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC). Dr. Ahmann has a long standing relationship with the shared resources at the UACC.
1994-1999 Associate Professor of Surgery, Univ. of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ.
1987-1999 Associate Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ.
1987-1995 Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Tucson VA Medical Center, Tucson, AZ.
1981-1997 Staff Physician, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Tucson VA Medical Center, Tucson,
1981-1987 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Univ. of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ.
2008 First Recipient of John & Doris Norton Chair for Prostate Cancer Research, University of Arizona
2002-2010 "Best Physicians in Arizona"
2002 "Teaching Appreciation Award", Urology Section Residency. University of Arizona
1999 "Excellence in Teaching Award" Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program
1995 "Patient's Choice Award", University Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
1994-2010 "Best Physicians in America" for Prostate and Genito-Urinary Malignancies
1993 "Patient's Choice Award", University medical Center, Tucson, Arizona
1993 "Clinician of the Year Award", Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1992 "Best Physicians in the United States"
1989 Tucson VA Medical Director's commendation
1989 Hands and Heart Award", Department of Veterans Affairs