- Year began practicing:
- Year joined staff:
- Internal Medicine
- University of Tishreen, Doctor of Medicine
- Baptist Medical Center and University of Illinois, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine
- University of Damascus, Gynecology
Fellowship in Nephrology completed at the University of Iowa, 1996-1998.
Patient Stories Featuring Dr. Yacoub:
Worth the Wait
Morgan Kimbrough is ready to get on with his life – after dialysis. He’s been making the trip to Mercy Dialysis Center in northeast Cedar Rapids three times a week, four hours at a time, for the past 3½ years. If you do the math, that’s a total of more than 2,000 hours spent connected to a dialysis machine. Read more.
Life Never Tasted So Good
Any one of the daunting hardships Randy Kelley has endured would have overwhelmed someone else. Remarkable determination carried him through heart bypass surgery, kidney cancer, kidney dialysis and a kidney transplant. Read part 1 and part 2.
A unique partnership between Mercy’s Dialysis Center and the University of Iowa Organ Transplant Program played a key role in guiding Randy Kelley’s recovery. Read more.
Teaching or Professional Positions
Co-director of Medical ICU, Director of Marengo Dialysis Unit; Medical Director for Mercy Medical Center Dialysis, Mercy Health Plaza and Vinton Dialysis.
American Medical Association; Iowa Medical Society
Honors, Awards, etc.
Chief Resident, University of Illinois, 1995-1996
American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Nephrology
Soccer, aerobics, hiking, travel and spending time with family.
Management of acute renal failure and nephrology.