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Fadi Y. Yacoub

Fadi Y. Yacoub, MD

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Year began practicing:  1998

Year joined staff:  2006

Education and Training

Education

1982-1988
University of Tishreen, Doctor of Medicine

Residency

1990-1996
Baptist Medical Center and University of Illinois, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine

Fellowship

University of Iowa, Nephrology

Internship

1988-1990
University of Damascus, Gynecology

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.

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association; Iowa Medical Society

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2015 Mentor/Educator Award Winner
  • Chief Resident, University of Illinois, 1995-1996

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Nephrology

Personal Interests

Soccer, aerobics, hiking, travel and spending time with family.

 

Medical Interests

Management of acute renal failure and nephrology.

Provider’s Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 319-861-7615
  • Fax: 319-861-7612

Locations

Patient Stories

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.

Care Coordination

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.

The Best Gift Ever

Bob Moorman was starting to act “goofy.” He was confused, forgetful and exhibiting significant personality changes. His family began to suspect he was in the beginning stages of dementia. Concerned, they set up an appointment for him at his medical home with his primary care physician. Read more.