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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

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

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