Royal Bahrain Hospital welcomes nephrology consultant Dr Issa Kawalit to its team of medical experts.
Dr Kawalit is an American Board-certified nephrology consultant who graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio in 2002.
He specialises in the prevention and treatment of acute and chronic kidney disorders, especially in hypertensive and diabetic patients.
He also performs kidney biopsies and dialysis, in addition to evaluating and following up with kidney transplant patients.
Dr Kawalit is a board member of the distinguished International Renal Care Association where he served as president and is a member of the International Society of Nephrology and the International Society of Transplantation.
He is also co-founder of the Arab Renal Care group, where he established educational programmes designed to provide comprehensive public health strategies for the promotion of kidney health and a renal transplant programme in Amman, Jordan, for high-risk sensitised patients.
Dr Kawalit has authored multiple books on kidney transplant protocols and acid base balance approaches.
In addition to publishing manuscripts in the field of chronic kidney disease and transplant, he has been involved in writing a review paper on redefining the approach of dialysis patients during the Covid-19 pandemic.
For more information and appointments, call Royal Bahrain Hospital on 17246800 or WhatsApp on 32181810.
You can also book your appointment online at www.royalbahrainhospital.com
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