Dr. Fadem is a practicing Houston nephrologist. He began practice in 1978 after completing a renal fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. In addition to serving as a consultant nephrologist, Dr. Fadem is a medical director of the DaVita Medical Center, one of the nation's largest dialysis facilities. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and did his internal medicine residency at The University of Texas and MD Anderson Hospital in Houston. Dr. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of medicine. Among many national awards and accolades, he is the recipient of the Peter Lundin Award for his contributions to patient education, the AAKP Visionary Award for his accomplishments in developing CKD education initiatives, and the NKF Distinguished Service Award. He is a 2014 recipient of the NKF Crystal Slipper Award. He is among 109 nephrologists in the nation named as one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly, has been listed among Houston's Top Doctors (H Texas Magazine), and Super Doctors. He is listed as a Doctor's Choice, one of the top 362 physicians in Houston as voted upon by peers, and is also listed among the top 1% of the nation's top doctors by U.S. News and World Report. Dr. Fadem has served on the Board of the Renal Physician's Association, and is chairman of the Medical Advisory Board, AAKP as well as the Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation Serving Texas. The annual National Kidney Foundation Serving Texas Symposium was named in his honor from 1999 through 2011. Dr. Fadem is also active in clinical research. He also founded the Nephron Information Center, http://nephron.com and has been active in medical calculator development. He is the founder of http://touchcalc.com and http://dialysisunits.com. He is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. His hobbies are reading, travel and photography.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fadem to family and friends is 4.4 out of 5
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