Contact Information:

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1976-78)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Medicine Residency
University of Allahabad
Uttar Pradesh, India

Medical School (1964-68)
University of Allahabad, M.L.N. Medical College
Uttar Pradesh, India

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center


suhail ahmad, MD

Professor Emeritus

A professor in the Division of Nephrology, Dr. Ahmad retired from the university on April 30th, 2015. Dr. Ahmad began his career at University of Washington as a fellow in 1978, and has since been a pioneer in dialysis, hypertension and innovative technologies related to the care of patients with kidney disease. In addition to excellence in clinical care, Dr. Ahmad is the author of a leading text book on dialysis, and is regarded locally and nationally as an excellent educator. Specialty:  Clinical Hypertension, ASH Specialists Program
Research: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Hypertension

Selected Publications

PubMed provides a list of Dr.Ahmad's research publications


  • James W. Haviland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Nephrology, 2006
  • Voted by peers to be included in "The Best Doctors in America," 2001-02, 1998, 1996 (Pacific Edition)
  • Teacher of the Year, UWMC, Division of Nephrology, 2001-02, 2000-01, 1999-2000

National and International Responsibilities

  • Member, International Society of Artificial Internal Organs, 2004-present
  • Founding Member, International Society of Hemodialysis, 2003-present
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology, 2002-present
  • Member, American Society of Hypertension, 1999-present
  • Member, King County Medical Society, 1998-present
  • Member, American Society of Artificial Internal Organs, 1980-present
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology, 1980-present
  • Member, Washingotn State Medical Association, 1980-present

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