Dr. Farahnak Assadi MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Farahnak Assadi is a pediatric nephrologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Nephrology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology, Congenital Urologic and Renal Disorders, Pediatric Chronic Renal Failure and Dialysis

Clinical Interests: Nephritis, Hypertension, Kidney Transplantation, Nephrosis

Hospital Affiliation

Rush University Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1974 - 1975

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973 - 1974

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1975 - 1977

Mercer Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1972 - 1973

Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Wharton School University of Pennsylvania
Other Training, Health System Physician Leadership Program, 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Nephrology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Professor Alireza Yalda's Highest Award of Honor in Medical Science, Education and Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Best Pediatric Nephrologist, Consumer Research Council of America

Teaching Award, Rush University Medical College

Distinguished Faculty Award, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College

Golden Apple Award, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago

Publications & Presentations

Managing new-onset gout in pediatric renal transplant recipients: when, how, to what extent
Assadi F 2013

Pediatric renal transplantation: kids are different
Hajizadeh N, Javadi-Larijani F, Moghtaderi M, ataei N, Assadi F 2013

Prehypertension: a warning sign of future cardiovascular risk
Assadi F 2013

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