Please welcome Fadi A. Tohme, MD, who joins Washington University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, with dual appointments in the Division of Nephrology and the Division of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Tohme received his medical degree from St. Joseph University (SJU) in Beirut, Lebanon. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA, during which time he received the François M Abboud Internal Medicine Award in recognition of outstanding scholarship. At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Tohme completed a fellowship in nephrology, followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine.
During his time at SJU, Dr. Tohme was founder and chief editor of the cultural and medical journal Hypocampus (Faculty of Medicine) and was part of the “Seventh Day Operation” community outreach preventative medicine clinic in underserved areas of Lebanon. For the past decade, Dr. Tohme has been a member of the International Focolari & Youth for a United World Movements, which strives to build universal brotherhood to heal the divisions that exist within families, between generations, and between different social groups. He enjoys playing tennis, basketball and biking.
Dr. Tohme is first author on three of four recently published articles and two book chapters. He has a special interest in the epidemiology of acute kidney injury and has ongoing research collaborations with the Center for Critical Care Nephrology (C3N) in Pittsburgh. Dr. Tohme is the first Division of Nephrology faculty member to hold a joint appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology. He will split his time attending on the renal consult inpatient services as well as in the surgical intensive care unit as a critical care attending. He will also serve as Director of the Renal Biopsy Service. His expertise in nephrology and critical care is a welcome addition to the Division of Nephrology and to Washington University School of Medicine.