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Fadi Y. Yacoub
Patient Rating
4.9 / 5 (Based on 91 Reviews)

Fadi Y. Yacoub, MD, FASN

Specialty: 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

December 16, 2018
Always caring and informative
December 13, 2018
Dr. Yacoub is a very kind and patient person...I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing a nephrologist. He took time to answer all my questions and I didn't feel rushed or un-informed.
December 03, 2018
Dr. Yacoub is my favorite.
November 14, 2018
Dr. Yacoub is intelligent, compassionate and dedicated. I am lucky I was able to get in to see him.
October 29, 2018
the dr. not only explained my kidney condition, but also explained questions I had about my heart condition. I am very thankful to him.
September 10, 2018
very thorough, efficient and professional.
July 09, 2018
Dr. Yacoub does an excellent job of explaining your condition, treatment and follow-up.
May 28, 2018
I am very pleased and have the highest regard for Dr. Yacoub
May 13, 2018
i trust dr yacoub 100 per cent
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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.