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Tarek Alhamad, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Nephrology

Specialty Areas

Nephrology
Kidney Transplantation
Dialysis Management

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Antibody mediated rejection, simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation, high risk kidney transplantation, recurrent glomerulonephritis.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-362-5365
Fax: 314-362-5470

Fresenius Medical Care Metro - Normandy

25 North Oaks Plaza
Normandy, MO 63121
Phone: 314-389-4105

Education

Education

Fellowship, Transplant Nephrology: Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 2014
Fellowship, General Nephrology : Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State University, Hershey, PA 2013
MS, Public Health Science: Penn State University, Hershey, PA 2013
Residency, Internal Medicine: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX 2011
Medical Degree: University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Prescription opioid use before and after kidney transplant: Implications for posttransplant outcomes.
Lentine KL, Lam NN, Naik AS, Axelrod DA, Zhang Z, Dharnidharka VR, Hess GP, Segev DL, Ouseph R, Randall H, Alhamad T, Devraj R, Gadi R, Kasiske BL, Brennan DC, Schnitzler MA
Am J Transplant. 2018 Mar 2; doi: 10.1111/ajt.14714.

PMID:
    29498196
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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An economic assessment of contemporary kidney transplant practice.
Axelrod DA, Schnitzler MA, Xiao H, Irish W, Tuttle-Newhall E, Chang SH, Kasiske BL, Alhamad T, Lentine KL
Am J Transplant. 2018 May; 18(5)1168-1176. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14702.

PMID:
    29451350
    [PubMed - in process]
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Metastatic melanoma after solid organ transplantation: An interdisciplinary, institution-based review of management with systemic and targeted therapies.
Tripathi SV, Morris CR, Alhamad T, Fields RC, Linette GP, Cornelius LA
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Jan; 78(1)184-185. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.06.031.

PMID:
    29241778
    [PubMed - in process]
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Center practice drives variation in choice of US kidney transplant induction therapy: a retrospective analysis of contemporary practice.
Dharnidharka VR, Naik AS, Axelrod DA, Schnitzler MA, Zhang Z, Bae S, Segev DL, Brennan DC, Alhamad T, Ouseph R, Lam NN, Nazzal M, Randall H, Kasiske BL, McAdams-Demarco M, Lentine KL
Transpl Int. 2018 Feb; 31(2)198-211. doi: 10.1111/tri.13079.

PMID:
    28987015
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reexamining the Association of Body Mass Index With Overall Survival Outcomes After Liver Transplantation.
Chang SH, Liu X, Carlsson NP, Park Y, Colditz GA, Garonzik-Wang JM, Chapman WC, Wellen JR, Doyle MB, Alhamad T
Transplant Direct. 2017 Jul; 3(7)e172. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000681.

PMID:
    28706975
    [PubMed]
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Targeting High Calcineurin Inhibitor Levels After Acute Rejection With Less Tremor: A New Strategy.
Alhamad T, Venkatachalam K, Daloul R, Brennan DC, Malone AF
Transplantation. 2017 Aug; 101(8)e287-e288. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001797.

PMID:
    28422926
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Privilege of Induction Avoidance and Calcineurin Inhibitors Withdrawal in 2 Haplotype HLA Matched White Kidney Transplantation.
Brifkani Z, Brennan DC, Lentine KL, Horwedel TA, Malone AF, Delos Santos R, Maw TT, Alhamad T
Transplant Direct. 2017 Mar; 3(3)e133. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000645.

PMID:
    28361117
    [PubMed]
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Transplant Center Volume and the Risk of Pancreas Allograft Failure.
Alhamad T, Malone AF, Brennan DC, Stratta RJ, Chang SH, Wellen JR, Horwedel TA, Lentine KL
Transplantation. 2017 Nov; 101(11)2757-2764. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001628.

PMID:
    28099402
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Survival implications of opioid use before and after liver transplantation.
Randall HB, Alhamad T, Schnitzler MA, Zhang Z, Ford-Glanton S, Axelrod DA, Segev DL, Kasiske BL, Hess GP, Yuan H, Ouseph R, Lentine KL
Liver Transpl. 2017 Mar; 23(3)305-314. doi: 10.1002/lt.24714.

PMID:
    28027603
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional assessment of a novel COL4A5 splice region variant and immunostaining of plucked hair follicles as an alternative method of diagnosis in X-linked Alport syndrome.
Malone AF, Funk SD, Alhamad T, Miner JH
Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 Jun; 32(6)997-1003. doi: 10.1007/s00467-016-3565-4.

PMID:
    28013382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Selected Mildly Obese Donors Can Be Used Safely in Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation.
Alhamad T, Malone AF, Lentine KL, Brennan DC, Wellen J, Chang SH, Chakkera HA
Transplantation. 2017 Jun; 101(6)1159-1166. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001303.

PMID:
    27428713
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pretransplant Midodrine Use: A Newly Identified Risk Marker for Complications After Kidney Transplantation.
Alhamad T, Brennan DC, Brifkani Z, Xiao H, Schnitzler MA, Dharnidharka VR, Axelrod D, Segev DL, Lentine KL
Transplantation. 2016 May; 100(5)1086-93. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001113.

PMID:
    26950718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Checkpoint Inhibitors in Kidney Transplant Recipients and the Potential Risk of Rejection.
Alhamad T, Venkatachalam K, Linette GP, Brennan DC
Am J Transplant. 2016 Apr; 16(4)1332-3. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13711.

PMID:
    26752406
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utilization of Kidneys With Acute Kidney Injury in the Extended Criteria Donor Setting.
Alhamad T, Wellen JR
Am J Transplant. 2015 Oct; 15(10)2782. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13389.

PMID:
    26211425
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utilization of donors after cardiac death organs for simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation.
Alhamad T, Uemura T, Lehman E, Spatz C, Farooq U
Transplantation. 2015 Jun; 99(6)e40-1. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000705.

PMID:
    26035276
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The outcomes of simultaneous liver and kidney transplantation using donation after cardiac death organs.
Alhamad T, Spatz C, Uemura T, Lehman E, Farooq U
Transplantation. 2014 Dec 15; 98(11)1190-8. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000199.

PMID:
    25119134
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute kidney injury with oxalate deposition in a patient with a high anion gap metabolic acidosis and a normal osmolal gap.
Alhamad T, Blandon J, Meza AT, Bilbao JE, Hernandez GT
J Nephropathol. 2013 Apr; 2(2)139-43. doi: 10.12860/JNP.2013.23.

PMID:
    24475441
    [PubMed]
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Gross hematuria after kidney transplantation.
Alhamad T, Smith ML
Clin Kidney J. 2013 Dec; 6(6)664. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sft127.

PMID:
    26120464
    [PubMed]
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Management of Diabetic Nephropathy in the Elderly: Special Considerations.
Abdel-Rahman EM, Alhamad T, Reeves WB, Awad AS
J Nephrol Ther. 2012 Oct; 2(5)pii: 124.

PMID:
    24010011
    [PubMed]
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Granulomatous interstitial nephritis.
Alhamad T, Mani H
Clin Exp Nephrol. 2013 Feb; 17(1)140-1. doi: 10.1007/s10157-012-0731-2.

PMID:
    23160650
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Veloxis

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees: $50,001 - $100,000

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017

Notes

Simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation, donation after cardiac death, immunosuppression minimization.