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Dr. Ahmed appears in the Top 100 

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Dr. Nihat Ahmed (Dr. Strider)

Dr. Nihat Ahmed, also known as Dr. Strider, is the founder of Florida Marketing Group, a distinguished leader in crafting innovative marketing strategies for the medical and healthcare industry. With a keen understanding of this specialized field, he excels in developing cutting-edge digital marketing, market research, and management solutions. Dr. Ahmed's extensive expertise encompasses both B2C and B2B marketing, with a particular focus on performance-driven campaigns, precise customer segmentation, and thorough market research to cater to the distinct needs of this sector.


In addition to his role as the driving force behind Florida Marketing Group, Dr. Ahmed serves as an executive in multiple healthcare companies, spanning medical devices, diagnostics, and facilities. His remarkable journey also includes the role of an adjunct professor of marketing at Miami Dade College, where he imparts his wealth of knowledge and practical experience to the next generation of marketing professionals, bridging the gap between theory and real-world application.


Dr. Ahmed's inspiration to combine healthcare and marketing came from personal experience, when he realized that delayed diagnosis is a critical flaw in the healthcare system. Even exceptional doctors could lose patients if they lacked a digital presence and effective marketing strategies. Determined to rectify these issues, he embarked on a mission to revolutionize marketing in the U.S. healthcare industry.


Academically accomplished, Dr. Ahmed holds a Ph.D. in technology management. His doctoral research garnered international recognition and he presented at the University of Cambridge, UK. He has also earned a certificate in clinical research administration from Harvard Medical School. During his graduation, Dr. Ahmed was honored with the prestigious Worlds Ahead Award by the president for exceptional achievements and contributions.


Florida Marketing Group, under Dr. Ahmed's leadership, provides comprehensive marketing solutions that encompass both digital and traditional channels, including SEO, social media marketing, email campaigns, web design, budgeting, and optimized ROI. Headquartered in the bustling business hub of Miami, Florida, the team operates with cutting-edge digital marketing strategies in the ever-evolving healthcare industry. What sets Florida Marketing Group apart is their commitment to tailoring marketing strategies for each healthcare practice, clinic, or medical device, recognizing that one size does not fit all. They ensure all marketing efforts are HIPAA compliant and adhere to all legal requirements. They collaborate with doctors practicing Direct Primary Care (DPC), aligning with a mission to transform the U.S. healthcare system by fostering doctor-patient connections, ensuring doctors thrive financially, while reducing costs for patients.

Dr. Ahmed is driven by a deep commitment to societal well-being. He aims to extend his influence as an educator, guiding and inspiring future business leaders in the United States. Beyond academia, his future aspirations include active involvement in U.S. politics, fueled by a genuine intent to contribute meaningfully to the betterment of the state and its communities.



Dr. Nihat Ahmed (Dr. Strider)
Florida Marketing Group

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