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Syed Hussain

Syed Hussain, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Nephrology
    Transplant Provider
    Languages: English
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  • Dr. Syed A Hussain graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan in 2007. He completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine in 2014 at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Galveston. He completed his Nephrology and Hypertension fellowship from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Galveston in 2016. He then completed his Transplant Fellowship from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2017 and joined UTMB as a Transplant Nephrology faculty in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension (UTMB-Texas Transplant Center) in July 2018.

    Dr. Hussain is the transplant in-patient (9D) Director and is also involved management of high-risk transplant, immunomodulation/desensitization protocols, early steroid withdrawal, antibody mediated rejection, post-transplant antibody monitoring, post-transplant BK virus management, recipients of combined liver-Kidney/ heart-kidney, and immunosuppression management of patients with HIV and transplant.

    Dr. Hussain also is an interventional Nephrologist and performs procedures like kidney biopsies, tunneled /non-tunneled dialysis catheters placements, arteriovenous fistula /grafts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including angioplasties and thrombectomies.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Dow Medical College, Pakistan, University of Karachi - Karachi, 2006


    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2012


    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2014


    Nephrology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2016

    Transplant Nephrology, Indiana University - Indianapolis, IN, 2017

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