Ihab Michel Wahba, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3900 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7934
Cairo University, 1991.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiorenal syndrome
Resistant hypertension
Disorders of water balance (Sodium disorders)
Acid-base disorders
Drug nephrotoxicity
Drug dosing in CKD and ESRD
Dialysis care
Gadolinium and kidney disease
Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis

Description of Other Expertise

Teaching medical students, residents and fellows

Description of Research Expertise

Drug dosing in dialysis
Drug nephrotoxicity
Cardiorenal syndrome
Intra-abdominal hypertension
Obesity and renal disease
Acute kidney injury
Resistant hypertension

Selected Publications

Rudnick MR, Wahba IM, Leonberg-Yoo AK, Miskulin D, Litt HI: Risks and Options With Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents in Patients With CKD: A Review. Am J Kidney Dis August 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Rudnick M, Wahba IM, Leonberg-Yoo A: Use of Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents in Patients with Severe Renal Impairment. Absence of Risk Versus Caution: A Nephrologist’s Perspective. Kidney360 1(6): 433-435, June 2020.

Rudnick M, Wahba IM, Miskulin D: Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis/nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy in advanced kidney disease. UpToDate April 2020.

Fink JC, Joy MS, St Peter WL, Wahba IM; ASN Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group.: Finding a common language for patient safety in CKD. CJASN 7(4): 689-95, Apr 2012 Notes: doi: 10.2215/CJN.12781211.

Dadfarmay S, Wahba IM : Acute kidney injury due to pulmonary embolism: The case for congestive kidney failure. Nephrol Dial Transplant Plus 4: 295-298, 2011.

Olyaei A, Wahba IM, Bennett WM: Prescribing drugs for dialysis patients. Principles and Practice of Dialysis. William & Wilkins, 4th Edition: 149-195, 2009.

Wahba IM, Olyaei A, Rozansky D, Bennett WM: Handling of drugs in children with abnormal renal function. Pediatric Nephrology. Avner ED, Harmon WE, Niaudet P, Yoshikawa N (eds.). 6th Edition: 1693-1712, 2009.

Cedergreen JC, Markin CJ, Wahba IM: Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J of Respit and Crit Care Med 179: A4864, 2009.

Cedergreen J, Markin C, Wahba I: Pulmonary hypertension is an independent risk factor for chronic kidney disease (poster presentation). The American Thoracic Society 2009.

Erley CM, Wahba IM, Porter G: Imaging agents in patients with renal dysfunction Clinical Nephrotoxins DeBore ME, Porter GA, Bennett WM, Deray G (eds.). 3rd Edition: 402-426, 2009.

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