Dr. Boutros Sawaya, MD

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Dr. Boutros Sawaya, MD

Nephrology | Male

740 N Limestone, Lexington, KY 40508 Get Directions
(859) 323-5981

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  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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  • 0

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    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    Tichreen University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Good Samaritan Hospital

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Ibin Khaldoon School

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Chairman’s Award in Teaching, 1998-99
    • Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award in Innovation, 1999-00
    • Pre-Clinical Golden Apple Award, 1999-00
    • Pre-Clinical Golden Apple Award, 2000-01
    • University of Kentucky Great Teacher Award 2003, 2002-03
    • Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2001-02
    • Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award, 1992-93
    • Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award in Teaching, 1995-96
    • Pre-Clinical Golden Apple Award, 1997-98
    • Abraham Flexner Master Educator Award in Leadership, 1998-99
    • Nomination to Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, 2005-06
    • Humanism in Medicine Award, 1999-00
    • Outstanding Teacher, 2002-03
    • Chief Resident Faculty Award, 1992-93
    • Inducted to the Nu Circle Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society, 2003-04
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Dr. Sawaya's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Sawaya's Care Philosophy

The Division of Nephrology, Bone and Mineral Metabolism encompasses eleven faculty members who have a wide range of clinical and research interests. We provide care in all aspects of clinical nephrology, transplantation, hypertension, osteoporosis, and other metabolic bone diseases.