Living Kidney Donation: Everything You Should Know
Dr. Fawaz Al Ammary is the Medical Director of Living Donor Kidney Transplantation at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and a Transplant Nephrologist in the division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include Living Kidney Donor Evaluation and Management, Live Kidney Donor Hypertension, Kidney Paired Donation, Kidney Transplantation, Pancreas Transplantation, and Transplant Medicine.
Dr. Al Ammary earned his M.B.B.Ch. (MD) at the University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency at the Case Western Reserve University (MetroHealth Medical Center) and performed nephrology and transplant nephrology fellowship at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
Additionally, Dr. Al Ammary earned a Ph.D. in health services research at the University of Colorado Denver Graduate School and Colorado School of Public Health. He is part of the Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation (ERGOT), the largest transplant research group in the world.
His research areas of interest include (1) increasing living kidney donation in the United States safely to ensure optimal outcomes for live kidney donors, and (2) advancing utilization of electronic health records to impact the precision and value of health care for the kidney transplant population.
Dr. Al Ammary is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation, the Transplantation Society, and American Society of Transplant Surgeons.