Maher Bishara, MD, Nephrologist

Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Maher Bishara, who serves patients throughout the State of Texas.

Holding over four decades of experience, Dr. Bishara is a well-versed nephrologist who is based in the state of Texas. He holds privileges at the following hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist West Hospital, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

Specializing in internal medicine and nephrology, his clinical interests include dialysis, hypertension, kidney related disease, kidney stones, kidney transplants, and renal failure.

Educated in Syria, Dr. Bishara graduated with his medical degree from the Damascus University Faculty of Medicine. He then relocated to the United States, performing his internship and residency in internal medicine at Lutheran Medical Center, and his fellowship in nephrology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Licensed to practice medicine in Texas and Florida, he is board-certified in internal medicine and nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care or kidney transplantation when it becomes necessary.

On a more personal note, Dr. Bishara is fluent in both English and Arabic.

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