• Tuesday 23 October 2018
  • 04:57 AM

 Abdulrahman Abdulkarim Housawi

 Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician, Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Department

Contact Information

Work Instituation:

 King Fahad Specialist Hospital







​• M.B.; Ch.B.
Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
June 1997
• The Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada:
Certification of Specialty in Internal Medicine
Aug 2003
Certification of Specialty in Nephrology
Sep 2005
• American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM):
Diplomat in Internal Medicine
Oct 2002
Diplomat in Nephrology
Oct 2005
• Master's of Science
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of ………Western Ontario, London Ontario
• Master's of Health Administration
University of Alabama Birmingham, USA

Research Area of Interest


• Long-term outcomes of Kidney/Pancreas transplantation
• Long-term implications of Living kidney Donation
• Epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease in The Arabian Gulf Region



1. Alsuwadia AO, Farag YM, Al Sayyari AA, Mousa DH, Alhejaili FF, Al-Harbi AS, Housawi AA, Mittal BV, Singh AK. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Saudi adults. Saudi Med J. 2013 Aug;34(8):814-8. PubMed PMID: 23974452.

2. Ur-Rehman K, Housawi A, Al-Jifri A, Kielar M, Al-Ghamdi SM. Peritoneal dialysis for chronic kidney disease patients: a single-center experience in Saudi Arabia. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2011 May;22(3):581-6. PubMed PMID: 21566328.

3. Lopez R, Al-Zahrani SJ, Awaji MI, Housawi AA, Saghier MI, berka N. Flow crossmatch bimodal distribution for T cell treated with pronase. Human Immunology. 2011

4. Awaji MI, Khan FM, Mohammad MM, Al-Qahtani MT, Al-Abduladheem D, Al-Otaibi AS, Housawi AA, Saghier MI, Alqahtani MS, Ghonaim MA, Berka N. A new histocompatibiliy approach to deal with transplant tourism challenges using DNA extracted from kidney biopsy tissue to aid in posttransplant graft monitoring and assessment of the risk for regraft. Human Immunology. 2011

5. Alsuwaida AO, Farag YM, Al Sayyari AA, Mousa D, Alhejaili F, Al-Harbi A, Housawi A, Mittal BV, Singh AK. Epidemiology of chronic kidney disease in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (SEEK-Saudi investigators) - a pilot study. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2010 Nov;21(6):1066-72. PubMed PMID: 21060175.

6. Housawi AA, Young A, Boudville N, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Muirhead N, Rehman F, Parikh CR, Al-Obaidli A, El-Triki A, Garg AX; Donor Nephrectomy Outcomes Research (DONOR) Network. Transplant professionals vary in the long-term medical risks they communicate to potential living kidney donors: an international survey. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007 Oct;22(10):3040-5. Epub 2007 May 25. PubMed PMID: 17526539.

7. Garg AX, Muirhead N, Knoll G, Yang RC, Prasad GV, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Rosas-Arellano MP, Housawi A, Boudville N; Donor Nephrectomy Outcomes Research (DONOR) Network. Proteinuria and reduced kidney function in living kidney donors: A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression. Kidney Int. 2006 Nov;70(10):1801-10. Epub 2006 Sep 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 17003822.

8. Boudville N, Prasad GV, Knoll G, Muirhead N, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Yang RC, Rosas-Arellano MP, Housawi A, Garg AX; Donor Nephrectomy Outcomes Research (DONOR) Network. Meta-analysis: risk for hypertension in living kidney donors. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Aug 1;145(3):185-96. Review. PubMed PMID: 16880460.

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