Dr. Bernard Georges Jaar MD Nephrologist

Dr. Bernard Jaar is a nephrologist in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Harford Memorial Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Haiti and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Jaar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Harford Memorial Hospital and one of 24 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Nephrology. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Creole.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Harford Memorial Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #6 in Nephrology

Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Other Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Creole

Education & Medical Training

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, 2002

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Internship, 1997–1998

University of Haiti
Class of 1987

University of Paris V
Other Training, Nephrology, 1988–1992

Faculte de Medecine St Antoine - University of Par
Other Training, HIV, 1993–1994

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Other Training, Epidemiology, 2002–2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 14 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Nephrology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Lead nephropathy and lead-related nephrotoxicity
Jaar BG, Weaver VM

Age and sex disparities in discussions about kidney transplantation in adults undergoing dialysis.
Salter, M. L.,McAdams-Demarco, M. A.,Law, A.,Kamil, R. J.,Meoni, L. A.,Jaar, B. G.,Sozio, S. M.,Linda Kao, W. H.,Parekh, R. S.,Segev, D. L.

An instrumental variable approach finds no associated harm or benefit with early dialysis initiation in the United States.
Scialla, J. J.,Liu, J.,Crews, D. C.,Guo, H.,Bandeen-Roche, K.,Ephraim, P. L.,Tangri, N.,Sozio, S. M.,Shafi, T.,Miskulin, D. C.,Michels, W. M.,Jaar, B. G.,Wu, A. W.,Powe, N. R.,Boulware, L. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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