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Profile for Vaqar Ahmed, MD

Vaqar Ahmed

Vaqar Ahmed, MD

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

Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Attending Nephrologist, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UW School of Medicine and Public Health Madison, WI 2007-2010
  • Medical Officer, Manzoor Medical Complex Karachi, Pakistan 2002-2003

Admin Assignments:

  • Hypertension Specialist, American Society of Hypertension, -Present
  • Medical Director, Transplant Services University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX 2013-Present

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 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:

  • Proteomic analysis of renal transplant biopsies and their correlation with Histopathology 2012-2013
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  • Retrospective analysis to determine if HLA matching and particularly DR matching has an impact on graft outcomes using contemporary immunosuppressive protocols -2011
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Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • Nephrology Fellowship Program - 2013
Date last updated: 9/8/2014
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