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Dr. George M. Nassar, MD, FACP, FASN

Internist

4/5(14)
6560 Fannin St Scurlock Tower Ste 1824 Houston TX, 77030
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4/5

About

Dr. George Nassar is a nephrologist practicing in Houston, TX who specializes in the care and treatment of all aspects of kidney disease. Dr. Nassar has achieved the position of Professor of Clinical Medicine due to his broad expertise in kidney disease management, educational skills, teaching, and research activities. Dr. Nassar treats conditions like chronic kidney disease, acute kidney failure, Polycystic kidney disease, high blood pressure, kidney stones, electrolyte abnormalities, and more. Specifically, Dr. Nassar has extensive experience in management of diabetic kidney disease, kidney disease in the context of heart disease, and fluid overload states. Dr. Nassar has expertise in kidney transplantation, and all types of dialysis modalities. Additionally, Dr. Nassar is Nationally known for his expertise in dialysis vascular access management. Dr. Nassar is well published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Nassar is well liked by his patients who find him personable, attentive, caring, effective, and professional.

Education and Training

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine in Lebanon Medical Degree 1988

Emory University Internal Medicine Residency 1992

Emory University, Atlanta Nephrology Fellowship 1995

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Nephrology

Provider Details

Male English, Arabic
Dr. George M. Nassar, MD, FACP, FASN
Dr. George M. Nassar, MD, FACP, FASN's Expert Contributions

Expert Publications

Data provided by the National Library of Medicine

Areas of expertise and specialization

Chronic Kidney DiseaseAcute Kidney DiseaseHypertensionPolycystic Kidney DiseaseElectrolyte AbnormalitiesKidney TransplantationDialysis Vascular Access ManagementKidney StonesFluid Overload (Edema & Swelling) statesDiabetic Kidney DiseaseLupus kidney Disease

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Professor of Clinic Medicine Houston Methodist Hospital 2018 - Present
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine 2018 -
  • Clinical Educator Texas A&M University 2015 -
  • Key Faculty Nephrology Fellowship Program at Houston Methodist Hospital 2012 -

Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015) Year  
  • Patients’ Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2018) Year  
  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2018) Year  
  • ASDIN (2014, 2019) Year  

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Nephrology  
  • American Society and Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology  
  • American College of Physicians  
  • Harris County Medical Society  

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine Nephrology  1995

Fellowships

  • Emory University School of Medicine (Nephrology Fellowship) (1995)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American College of Physicians, Harris County Medical Society, American Society and Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Dr. Nassar has published several manuscripts on various aspects of kidney disease management and dialysis access management. He has also been a national speaker and consultant on hypertension, congestive heart failure, metabolic bone disease, diabetic kidney disease, dialysis vascular access, and anemia treatment in patients with kidney failure.

Areas of research

Dialysis associated bone disease

Dialysis associated hyperkalemia

Dialysis associated hyperphosphatemia

Anemia of Kidney Disease

Dialysis Vascular Access

Diabetic kidney disease

 

Dr. George M. Nassar, MD, FACP, FASN's Practice location

The Kidney Institute

6560 Fannin St Scurlock Tower Ste 1824 -
Houston, TX 77030
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Dr. George M. Nassar, MD, FACP, FASN has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 14 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Internist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Nephrologist Dr. George M. Nassar, who serves patients in Houston, Texas.

Well liked by his patients who find him personable, attentive, caring, effective, and professional, Dr. Nassar is a nephrologist at The Kidney Institute in Houston, Texas. Collectively, he and his colleagues provide reputable inpatient and outpatient nephrology services in the Texas Medical Center and in North Houston and The Woodlands.

Trained in all aspects of general Internal Medicine and nephrology, Dr. Nassar has 25 years of experience in managing acute and chronic kidney disease, polycystic kidney disease, diabetic kidney disease, electrolyte abnormalities, lupus nephritis, fluid overload states, hypertension, kidney stone disease, dialysis, and kidney transplantation. In addition, he has gained an incredible amount of expertise in interventional aspects of dialysis access management.

Among his academic titles, he is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital (6/2018-present), a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine (12/2018-present), a Clinical Educator at Texas A&M University (2015-present), and on the key faculty of the Nephrology Fellowship Program at Houston Methodist Hospital (2012-present).

Locally, Dr. Nassar’s main hospital practice is in the Houston Methodist Hospital but he also manages patients in Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and Kindred Hospital-Houston Medical Center. His outpatient clinic is in The Kidney Institute located in Scurlock Tower on Fannin Street in the Texas Medical Center. He also has privileges in many Houston based dialysis units.

The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine in Lebanon in 1988. He then went on to perform his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in nephrology at the Emory University School of Medicine in 1992 and 1995, respectively. 

With a commitment to excellence, Dr. Nassar is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

Continuously advancing his efforts, he is an active member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology (Fellow), the Harris County Medical Society, and the American Society and Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN).

With longstanding expertise in multicenter clinical trial research, Dr. Nassar has published several manuscripts on various aspects of kidney disease management and dialysis access management. He has also been a national speaker and consultant on hypertension, congestive heart failure, metabolic bone disease, diabetic kidney disease, dialysis vascular access, and anemia treatment in patients with kidney failure. 

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary. 

Among his various accolades, Dr. Nassar has been the recipient of Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015), Patients’ Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2018). He is also the recipient of first abstract awards on his research in dialysis access from the ASDIN (2014, 2019).

On a more personal note, Dr. Nassar speaks fluent English and Arabic. He also manages to speak some Spanish, and tries to learn more Spanish with every Spanish-Speaking patient-encounter. 

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