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Samir El-Dahr, MD

Samir El-Dahr, MD

Pediatric Nephrology
Dr. Samir El-Dahr received his medical degree at Aleppo University School of Medicine in 1982. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Medical Center of Delaware in 1986, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology at the University of Virginia. Dr. El-Dahr joined the Section of Pediatric Nephrology at Tulane in 1990 and is currently the Jane B. Aron Professor of Pediatrics and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Tulane University School of Medicine, and Section Chief of Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. El-Dahr is actively involved in laboratory research and has served on several study sections at the National Institute of Health, where he currently holds funding related to mechanisms of kidney development. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Medical School Pediatric Departament Chairs. Dr. El-Dahr is an active clinician with an interest in pediatric hypertension and transplantation.

Dialysis

Pediatric - Nephrology

Pediatric Hypertension

Transplantation

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Dialysis

Pediatric - Nephrology

Pediatric Hypertension

Transplantation