Sahar Koubar


Dr. Koubar graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Beirut Arab University in 2005. After graduation, she joined the American University of Beirut where she did one year of Pediatric internship (2005-2006), and one year as a post-graduate research fellow (2006-2007). She then completed one year of internship in Internal Medicine (2007-2008), and two years of residency training in internal Medicine (2008-2010) at the American University of Beirut. Dr. Koubar was then accepted as a resident at Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, USA where she trained for 3 years in Internal Medicine (2010-2013). At Duke, she won the resident research award. She then completed a two-year fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension at Johns Hopkins University (2013-2015). At Hopkins, she was involved in several Quality Improvement projects and received training in clinical research and statistics. She is American Board certified in Internal Medicine and nephrology. Her interests include glomerulonephritis, kidney transplant, acute kidney injury and CRRT. She is often described as “best teacher” and is responsible for many educational activities involving medical students, residents and fellows. She is active in research and her research interests include glomerulonephritis, cardio-renal syndrome and post kidney transplant complications.

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