Contact Information:
Scribner Kidney Center
2150 North 107th Street, Suite 160
Box 358730
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: (206) 363-5090
Fax:  (206) 363-6146

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 of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Kidney Centers

Specialty:  Clinical Hypertension, ASH Specialists Program
Research: Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis, Hypertension

Clinical Interests

  • Dialysis (Director of Dialysis and Apheresis Clinic, UWMC)
  • Hypertension (Director of Hypertension Clinic, UWMC)
  • Renal Stones

Research Interests

  • Hemodialysis: Areas related to technology; innovative products; short-term complications; long-term effects; survival; quality of life, etc.
  • Peritoneal Dialysis: Innovative technology; membrane kinetics; osmotic agents; infection; access
  • Hypertension; Pathophysiology of hypertension; management of hypertension; secondary hypertension

Current Research

  • Comparing the Combination of Aliskiren/Valsartan/HCTZ (300/320/25mg) to Aliskiren/HCTZ (300/25mg) in patients with essential hypertension not adequately responsive to HCTZ 25mg
  • Evaluation fo Cinacalcet HC1 Therapy to Lower Cardiovascular Events

Learn more about Suhail Ahmads's research

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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