Naim S. Issa, M.D.

  1. Nephrologist
  • Kidney and pancreas transplantation
  • Living kidney donation
  • Paired kidney exchange
  1. 2008
    Fellow - Renal TransplantationMayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2007
    Fellow - Nephrology and Hypertension Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  3. 2005
    Residency - Internal MedicineCleveland Clinic Foundation
  4. 2003
    Internship - Internal MedicineCleveland Clinic Foundation
  5. 2002
    Internship - Internal MedicineHotel Dieu de France University Hospital
  6. 2001
    MDSaint Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 2008
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Poster of DistinctionAmerican Transplant Congress
  2. 2015
    Poster of DistinctionAmerican Transplant Congress
  3. 2014
    Poster of DistinctionWorld Transplant Congress
  4. 2013
    Poster of DistinctionAmerican Transplant Congress
  5. 2012
    Poster of DistinctionAmerican Transplant Congress
  6. 2010
    "Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology" (FASN)American Society of Nephrology
  7. 2008
    Poster of Distinction, ASN Renal Week 2008American Society of Nephrology
  8. 2008
    Poster of DistinctionAmerican Transplant Congress
  9. 2008
    Distinguished Fellows Research Forum AwardAmerican Society of Transplantation
  10. 2007
    Best Fellow Award (Bow Tie)Cleveland Clinic
  11. 2006
    First place for best original research project presentationUniversity of Pittsburgh
  12. 2006
    Poster of DistinctionWorld Transplant Congress
  13. 2000
    First Scientific Prize for Best PresentationFrench-Lebanese Association of Cardiology

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberOrgan Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN) pilot program with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberOrgan Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (COIIN) pilot program with the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
  3. 2016
    Planning CommitteeThe Cutting Edge in Transplantation Innovations in Testing and Therapies, 2016 Continuing Education activity, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  4. 2015 - 2016
    LeadUniversity of Minnesota Physicians Quality Improvement Collaborative
  5. 2015
    Organizing Committee Member2015 Transplant Immunosuppression Course at the University of Minnesota
  6. 2015 - 2016
    Founding MemberPost-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders (PTLD) Consortium at the University of Minnesota
  7. 2014
    Academic AdvisorResearch Grant
  8. 2013
    Organizing Committee MemberOrganizing Committee of the 2013 Transplant Immunosuppression Course at the University of Minnesota
  9. 2013 - 2016
    Organizing Committee MemberUniversity of Minnesota, Minneapolis: Kidney Transplant Program
  10. 2009 - present
    Elected MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  11. 2009 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  12. 2008 - 2011
    MemberWisconsin Medical Society
  13. 2007 - present
    AlumnusCleveland Clinic Alumni Association
  14. 2007 - present
    AlumnusMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  15. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Alumni Association
  16. 2006 - 2008
    Trainee MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  17. 2005 - 2008
    Associate MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  18. 2005 - 2008
    Associate MemberNational Kidney Foundation
  19. 2003 - 2005
    Associate MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  20. 2001 - present
    MemberLebanese Order of Physicians
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