Samhar I. Al-Akash, MD

Nephrology (Kidney), Dialysis, Renal Transplants

Samhar I. Al-Akash
  • Driscoll Children's Kidney Center

    3533 S. Alameda St.
    Sloan Bldg., 2nd Floor
    Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Physician Details

Medical specialties and board certifications:

Board Certified in Pediatrics

Board Certified in Pediatric Nephrology

Medical school name/location:

University of Jordan School of Medicine – Jordan

Fellowship name/location:

Pediatric Nephrology: Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA – Los Angeles, California

Residency institution(s):

Pediatric Residency: Children’s Hospital of Michigan – Detroit, Michigan

Professional recognition/awards:

2014, 2012

Castle Connolly Top Doctors Award

2012, 2008

Driscoll Children’s Hospital Faculty Award “Best Subspecialty Teacher” – Corpus Christi, Texas


“Poster of Distinction Award”, The International Pediatric Transplant Association at The 3rd World Congress of The International Pediatric Transplant Association. August 2, 2005 – Innsbruck, Austria.


The “Renal Transplant Distinction Award”, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre. April 13, 2004.

The “Best Free Communication Presentation” award, The 13th Congress of The International Pediatric Nephrology Association. August 29 – September 2, 2004 – Adelaide, Australia.


The “Renal Transplant Recognition Award”, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre. January 25, 2003.


The Baxter Healthcare Prize in Pediatric Dialysis Research. Presented at The 21st Annual Dialysis Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2001 for the best abstract by a non-physician.

Language fluency:

English, Arabic

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