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Fadi Y. Yacoub
Patient Rating
4.9 / 5 (Based on 210 Reviews)

Fadi Y. Yacoub, MD, FASN

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Areas of Interest

Management of acute renal failure and nephrology

Year began practicing: 1998

Year joined staff: 2006

Education and Training


University of Tishreen, Doctor of Medicine


Baptist Medical Center and University of Illinois, Family Medicine and Internal Medicine


University of Iowa, Nephrology


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.

  • 2019 Nominee for Colleague award
  • 2018 Nominee for Mentor/Educator award
  • 2015 Mentor/Educator Award Winner, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards
  • Chief Resident, University of Illinois, 1995-1996


American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Nephrology

Personal Interests

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

Patient Reviews

November 17, 2020
good experience
November 07, 2020
dr yacoub is great
November 02, 2020
The Dr. was very thorough and spent plenty of time with me
June 21, 2020
June 10, 2020
Dr. Yacoub is a wonderful person. He explains things well and listens to concerns.
June 02, 2020
Because of the virus this interview was done by phone. Done very good and promptly
May 20, 2020
May 08, 2020
The doctor was fantastic!
April 07, 2020
very good
March 13, 2020
Dr Yacoub and staff give excellent care, I wish they weren't so busy
January 30, 2020
This was my first visit with Dr Yacoub. He has a great bed side manner, was professional, informative and really put me at ease about my health.
December 10, 2019
November 13, 2019
very good at what they do
October 09, 2019
Dr. Yacoub listens attentively and explains things very well
September 12, 2019
Dr. was very patient in answering my questions. I was very anxious about my visit and he made me feel better.
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Provider's Contact Information

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


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.