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Dr. Abdur Rauf Mazhar

Designation

Sr. Consultant / HOD Nephrology

Department

Nephrology/Dialysis

Education

MBBS
American Board of Nephrology
American Board of Internal Medicine

1 Overview
2 Areas of Expertise
3 Clinical Interest
4 Training
1 Overview

Dr. Abdur Rauf received certification of American Board of Nephrology in 2000 and of American Board of Internal Medicine in 1999.

 

Dr. Rauf graduated among top 15% students from Aga Khan University Medical College in 1991. He received Internal Medicine training from Hennepin County Medical Center (USA), a strong institution in field of clinical and academic Nephrology. He received Nephrology training from University of Washington, Seattle, USA, one of the most prestigious Nephrology training programs.

 

He served as an assistant professor of Nephrology at Aga Khan University for 2 years. He also served as Head of Nephrology at Nishtar Medical College Multan for 4 ½ years. He established a new Department of Nephrology at Nishtar Medical College and got it recognized for FCPS nephrology training. He is also the first author of a research article on Calciphylaxis in dialysis patients which was published in Kidney International, one of the most competitive journals of nephrology. He served as Consultant Nephrologist and Medical Director of Dialysis Unit at PKLI for 1 ½ years before joining Mukhtar A. Sheikh Hospital. He has been a member of American Society of Nephrology for more than 15 years.

2 Areas of Expertise
  1. Dialysis
  2. Hypertension
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  4. Acute renal failure and ICU Nephrology
  5. Nephrology related issues of renal transplant patients
  6. Glomerular diseases
3 Clinical Interest
  1. Prevention of progression of chronic kidney diseases.
  2. Hemodialysis, particularly Hepatitis C in dialysis patients (treatment and prevention of hepatitis C in dialysis patients).
  3. Hypertension.
  4. Effect of dose of hemodialysis, calcium, albumin, & phosphorus levels, hemoglobin, intact PTH and vitamin D levels on survival, mortality and morbidity, and quality of life of dialysis patients.
  5. Calciphylaxis and metabolic bone disease in dialysis patients.
  6. Cardiovascular disease in renal transplant recipients.
4 Training
  1. Got Internal Medicine training from Hennepin Country Medical Center in Minneapolis, USA in a very strong department of Nephrology in clinical and research areas of Nephrology.
  2. Received his Nephrology training from University of Washington Seattle, a very prestigious institution in the field of Nephrology.