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Sami Alasfar, M.B.B.S., M.D.

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  • Director, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Arabic


Incompatible Kidney Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Pancreas Transplant, Transplant Medicine more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5045
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Alasfar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include renal and pancreas transplantation. He is also the director of the Transplant Nephrology fellowship program.

Dr. Alasfar earned his M.D. from the University of Damascus. He completed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He was elected to be a chief resident in Temple Internal Medicine Residency Program. He then completed a fellowship in nephrology and transplant nephrology at Johns Hopkins. more


  • Director, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MBBS; University of Damascus (2008)


  • Internal Medicine; Temple University Medical Center (2012)


  • Nephrology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) (2015)

Research & Publications

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Johns Hopkins University Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 344
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Activities & Honors


  • American Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Transplantation

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