Samy Riad, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension

Samy Riad

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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension


Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Physician; Nephrologist


Medical School, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Residency, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Nephrology Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Transplant Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

MS, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Riad is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension. Following his formal training in general nephrology, clinical research and transplant medicine at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Riad joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) as a transplant faculty. After leaving UAB, Dr. Riad joined a private practice group and severed as the kidney and pancreas transplant medical director in association with the surgeons of University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Following his passion for advancing the field, Dr. Riad was delighted to return to the University of Minnesota the home of many firsts in medicine and transplantation. Dr. Riad has several clinical and research interests mainly focused on transplant outreach and tele-medicine for improving access to transplantation.

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Transplantation
  • American Society of Nephrology

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Post transplant recipient outcome research
  • Tele-Medicine for improving access to transplantation
  • Kidney donors outcome research

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Renal Pathophysiology

Clinical

Clinics

Kidney (Nephrology) Clinic

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Kidney transplant; Pancreas transplant; Glomerulonephritis, BK Nephropathy; CMV infection in transplant recipients; Post Transplant Lymphoprolifrative Disorders (PTLD); Post transplant diabetes; Pediatric transplant recipients care transitioning