Dr. Tarek Maurice Ashkar MD Nephrologist

Dr. Tarek Ashkar is a nephrologist in Indianapolis, Indiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 29 doctors at Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 6 at Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000–2003

Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2003–2006

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (ASNF), American Society of Nephrology
2012

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Sisters in arms: Myeloid and tubular epithelial cells shape renal innate immunity.
Hato, T.,El-Achkar, T. M.,Dagher, P. C.

Tamm-Horsfall Protein Translocates to the Basolateral Domain of Thick Ascending Limbs, Interstitium and Circulation during Recovery from Acute Kidney Injury.
El-Achkar, T. M.,McCracken, R.,Liu, Y.,Heitmeier, M. R.,Bourgeois, S.,Ryerse, J.,Wu, X. R.

Modulation of apoptosis by ischemic preconditioning: an emerging role for miR-21.
El-Achkar, T. M.

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