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Faris Ahmed, M.D., FASN, M.B.B.S.

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Specialties

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-6320
University Hospital
Kidney and Liver Clinic
50 N Medical Dr , Suite A100
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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(801) 585-6320
University Hospital
Transplant and Specialty Clinic
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Ahmed joins the Kidney Transplantation program at the University of Utah after specialized training abroad and domestically. As a transplant nephrologist, he assists the pre- and post-transplant evaluation and management of kidney transplant patients in addition to the evaluation of living donors. He is active in transplant research and will be a great asset to the University of Utah.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
American Board of Internal Medicine
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Nephrology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Nephrology)
American Board of Internal Medicine
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6709 Ezekiel R & Edna Dumke Building
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
85 N Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Faris Ahmed, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation. Dr. Ahmed received his medical degree from the University of Khartoum-Sudan. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Penn State University and then completed his Nephrology fellowship training from the University of Chicago followed by a Transplantation Medicine Fellowship at Vanderbilt University

His research interest is in kidney and Pancreas transplantation, immunosuppression and post-transplant infectious prophylaxis.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Fellow
Fellowship University of Chicago
Nephrology
Fellow
Residency Penn State University
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical University of Khartoum Medical Centre
Internal Medicine
M.D.
Professional Medical University of Khartoum College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
M.D.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Hammes MS, Watson S, Coe FL, Ahmed F, Beltran E, Dhar P (2015). Asymmetric dimethylarginine and whole blood viscosity in renal failure. Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, 59(3), 245-55.
  2. Ghahramani N, Ahmed F, Al-Laham A, Lengerich EJ (2011). The epidemiological association of altitude with chronic kidney disease: Evidence of protective effect. Nephrology (Carlton), 16(2), 219-24.
  3. Wozney JL, Damluji AA, Ahmed F, Zangari M, Loughran TP Jr, Talamo G (2010). Estimation of daily proteinuria in patients with multiple myeloma by using the protein-to-creatinine ratio in random urine samples. Acta Haematol, 123(4), 226-9.
  4. Wozney JL, Ahmed F, Bayerl MG, Ehmann WC, Talamo G (2008). Skin involvement in IgE myeloma. J Clin Oncol.

Case Report

  1. Ahmed F, Helderman JH, Langone A, Schaefer H (2014). Persistent shortness of breath in a kidney transplant recipient. Am J Transplant, 14(4), 974-6.

Abstract

  1. Ahmed F (2008). Pancreatitis of uncommon etiology, case report- ACP abstract competition [Abstract].

Poster

  1. Scott L Duvall1, 2, Junji Lin3, John P Caloyeras3, Spiros Tzivelekis3, Daniel Denhalter1, 2, Nirupama Ramkumar1, 2, Owolabi Ogunneye1, 2, Faris Ahmed1, 2, Srinivasan Beddhu1, 2 (03/25/2015). Characterization of the Clinical Context for the Administration of Red Blood Cell Transfusions in Patients Requiring Chronic Dialysis. Poster session presented at National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, Dallas TX, Mar 25-29, 2015, Dallas TX.
  2. Faris Ahmed, Raghuveer Kura, Lapsiwala Apurva, Umar Farooq, Ronald P Miller (2010). Unmasking Of A Urea Cycle Defect Leading To Fatal Hyperammonemia After A Kidney Transplant. Poster session presented at American college of physicians annual meeting, Toronto.
  3. Ahmed F (2008). Management of hypertension in outpatient clinics, quality improvement project. Poster session presented at Penn State university.
  4. Ahmed F (2008). Hypokalemia one of many faces of small cell lung CA. Poster session presented at Pennsylvania Hematology Oncology medical society annual scientific meeting, Gettysburg, PA.

Clinical Trials

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