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Elokda, Ahmed (PhD, PT, FAACVPR)

Physical Therapy Program

MAR 0418
 Pharmacology | Pathology Exercise | Physiology Internal Medicine | Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

Dr. Ahmed Samir Elokda joined the faculty at Florida Gulf Coast University in 2014. Dr. Elokda earned his Bachelors Degree in Physical Therapy from Cairo University, Advanced Masters Degree, PhD, and Post-Doctorate Training in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physiology and Rehabilitation from the University of Iowa. Clinically, Dr. Elokda is a Certified Expert of Exercise in Aging Adults and Certified Lymphologist from the renowned Földi Clinic in Germany. Dr. Elokda is a Prestigious Fellow at The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Dr. Elokda has published several book series, independent monograms, and textbook chapters, with over 150 peer-reviewed abstracts and articles. Dr. Elokda served on the editorial board of prestigious medical journals as well as a keynote speaker at national and international-level conferences. Dr. Elokda has been an active and tenured professor in rehabilitation and medical sciences across a number of American campuses for over twenty-five years. Dr. Elokda has served as Chairperson for the t-Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) and continues to serve as a Senior Professor at Cairo University in Egypt. 

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  • Dr. Elokda  has clinical experience in cardiovascular rehabilitation medicine, pulmonary rehabilitation and lymphedema management. He has practiced in Iowa,New York, Illinois and Florida.
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