George M. Nassar, MD, FACP, FASN Nephrologist with The Kidney Institute

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

New York City, Jan 15, 2021 ( - 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 the 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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