Kassem Safa, M.D., FASN

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Transplant Nephologist
Transplant Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Nephrology, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Physician
Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences 2006
biomarkers; bk virus; end stage kidney disease; hemolytic-uremic syndrome; immunosuppressive agents; kidney transplantation; living donors; short bowel syndrome; sodium dietary

Kassem Safa MD, FASN is the Kidney Transplant Program Associate Director for Living Donation in the Transplant Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He spends most of his time seeing inpatients and outpatients, before and after kidney transplantation as well as leading the Living Donor Kidney Transplant Team. His interests include increasing access to living donor kidney transplantation, prolonging patients and graft survival post-transplant, metabolic, infectious, and malignant complications after kidney transplantation, and recurrent disease post kidney transplantation. He has written numerous articles and chapters, and is an active member of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Nephrology.


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