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Fawaz Saeed Omar Al Ammary, M.B.B.Ch., Ph.D.

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Medical Director, Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)

Male

Languages: English, Arabic

Expertise: Kidney Donation, Kidney Paired Donation, Kidney Transplant, Living Donation, Pancreas Transplant, Transplant Medicine

Research Interests: Living Kidney Donor Outcomes; Live Kidney Donor Hypertension Selection and Outcomes; International Live Kidney Donor Selection and Outcomes; Preventable Hospital Readmission Post Kidney Transplant; Post Kidney Transplant Outcome; Induction Immunosuppressant Optimization; and Health Care Quality Improvement ...read more

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Background

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.

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Titles

  • Medical Director, Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
  • Scientific Lead of Quality Improvement, the Comprehensive Transplant Center
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MBBCh, University of Cairo (1999)

Residencies

  • MetroHealth Medical Center / Internal Medicine (2007)

Fellowships

  • University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine / Nephrology (2013)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Al Ammary's research areas of interest include (1) increasing live kidney donation in the United States safely to ensure optimal outcomes for live kidney donors, and (2) advancing utilization of electronic health records (Epic) to impact the precision and value of health care for the kidney transplant population.

Selected Publications

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Al Ammary F, Luo X, Muzaale AD, et al. Risk of ESKD in Older Live Kidney Donors with Hypertension. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology: official journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2019.

Al Ammary F, Bowring MG, Massie AB, et al. The Changing Landscape of Live Kidney Donation in the United States From 2005 to 2017. American journal of transplantation: official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2019.

Al Ammary F, Thomas AG, Massie AB, et al. The landscape of international living kidney donation in the United States. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2019.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Graduate Program Affiliation

Ph.D. in Health Services Research, University of Colorado, Denver and Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, Colorado

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Epic Faculty Scholars Program Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2018 - 2018
  • People's Choice PhD Thesis (3MT) Award, University of Colorado Graduate School, 2018

Memberships

  • American Society of Transplant (AST), 2011

    An organization dedicated to advancing the field of transplantation and improving patient care by promoting research, education, advocacy and organ donation

  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN), 2010

    An organization that fights against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research and advocating the highest quality care for patients

  • The Transplantation Society (TTS), 2018
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), 2015
  • International Donor Work Group, American Society of Transplantation Live Donor Community of Practice (AST LDCOP)

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