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Profile for Vaqar Ahmed, MD

Vaqar Ahmed

Vaqar Ahmed, MD

  • Other
  • Medical Director
  • Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 806-743-3150
Email: vaqar.ahmed@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th Street
Lubbock TX 79430

Positions:

  • Other, Other -Present
  • Medical Director, Other Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Other Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Other, Other Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Other, Other Madison, WI 2007-2010

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Transplant Nephrology Fellow: Medical University of South Carolina, 2013
  • Nephrology Fellow: Medical University of South Carolina, 2012
  • Resident: Michael Reese Hospital, 2007
  • Intern: Michael Reese Hospital, 2005
  • Internship: Hamdard University Hospital, 2001

Education:

  • MD: Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry, 2001

Selected Publications:

  • Srisung, W & Mankongpaisarnrung, C & Anaele, C & Dumrongmongcolgul, N & Ahmed, Vaqar January (2015) A Rare Case of Low-Solute Hyponatremia in a Nonalcoholic Person 5, 1.
  • Ahmed, Vaqar & Kuppachi, C & Thomas, B & Sultan, A & Egidi, M November (2011) Therapeutic Options for Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis after Kidney Transplantation- The Need for Multicenter Trials Journal of American Society of Nephrology, 22.

Selected Presentations:

  • Tissue proteomics Reveals Protein Differences Associated with Allograft Cellular Rejection American Transplant Congress, Seattle, WA; 2013.
  • Poster: Cryptosporidiosis in an Adult Simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Patient National Kidney Foundation, Orlando, FL; 2013.
  • Poster: Viral Co-Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients National Kidney Foundation, Orlando, FL; 2013.
  • Poster: Hydroxychloroquine Induced Cardiomyopathy Society of General Internal Medicine, Denver, CO; April 2013.
  • Poster: The Revisited Impact of HLA-DR Match in Kidney Transplant Recipients Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; 2012.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • A Multicenter Single-arm Extension Study to Describe the Long-term Efficacy and Safety of AMG 416 in the Treatment of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Subjects with Chronic Kidney Disease on Hemodialysis 2014-
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $0


  • A Randomized, Multicountry, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Parallel, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Effects of Atrasentan on Renal Outcomes in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes and Nephropathy - M11-352-SONAR: Study of Diabetic Nephropathy with Atrasentan 2014-
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $0


  • Proteomic analysis of renal transplant biopsies and their correlation with Histopathology 2012-2013
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $0
    Principal
    Research Related
  • Retrospective analysis to determine if HLA matching and particularly DR matching has an impact on graft outcomes using contemporary immunosuppressive protocols -2011
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $0
    Principal
    Research Related

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • In-Patient Internal Medicine Service - 2014
  • Internal Medicine Residency Subspecialty Conference - 2014
  • Nephrology Fellowship Conferences - 2014
  • System Disorder 1 - Spring 2014
  • Nephrology Fellowship Program - Fall 2013

Selected Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • Nephrotoxic Drugs - 2014
  • Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention & Treatment - 2014
Date last updated: 4/16/2015
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