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Ahmad Wattad, MD | Nephrology

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A nephrologist is a doctor that has taken special training to become an expert in treatment of kidney diseases. Procedures a nephrologist may perform include:

  • Native kidney and transplant kidney biopsyialysis access insertion (temporary vascular access lines, tunnelled vascular access lines, peritoneal dialysis access lines)
  • Fistula management (angiographic or surgical fistulogram and plasty)
  • Bone biopsy

Ahmad Wattad, MD | Professor



Medical Education: Padova, Italy University, MD, 1977 
Residency: Bexar County Hospital, 1986 
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, 1988



Abstracts, posters and presentations given at international, national or regional meetings

  • Nelson Renal Lecture – “Fluids and Electrolytes,” May 2015.

Leadership role serving on committees, governing boards in national medical organizations or as a review or editorial board member for a peer reviewed journal.

  • Member, ETSU Faculty Senate, July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017.
  • Chair, Pediatric Endocrinology Search Committee; January 2014 – Present



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