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Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail, M.D.

Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist)

Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail M.D. is a top Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) in Livonia, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Livonia, MI, Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
17 years Experience
Dr. Khaled Mostafa Ismail, M.D.
  • Livonia, MI
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What is the way to confirm chronic kidney disease in a patient?

A normal creatinine for her is around 0.8 to 1.2 mg/dL or so. A creatinine of 5.3 suggests severe kidney disease and she must see a nephrologist asap. It is difficult to tell whether READ MORE
A normal creatinine for her is around 0.8 to 1.2 mg/dL or so. A creatinine of 5.3 suggests severe kidney disease and she must see a nephrologist asap. It is difficult to tell whether it is reversible or not with the limited information we have.

Is there a sign to look out for to detect kidney disease early?

The best thing is to follow up regularly with your primary doctor and have your BUN and creatinine checked on a regular basis. Given your family history, I would have urine protein READ MORE
The best thing is to follow up regularly with your primary doctor and have your BUN and creatinine checked on a regular basis. Given your family history, I would have urine protein screened as well.

What is the impact high blood pressure can have on my renal function?

High bp can cause kidney disease and make existing kidney disease worsen more rapidly-among other adverse effects. It is important to control to at least <140/90 mmHg.

Can excessive urination be a sign of a kidney problem?

Perhaps. It is a good idea to have your kidneys checked by your doctor including a basic metabolic profile and urinalysis.

Can detox diets harm the kidneys?

It depends on which diet, of course. I generally do not recommend them because there is no scientific evidence that they work.