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Fadi Y. Yacoub
Patient Rating
4.9 / 5 (Based on 69 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

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.
August 30, 2019
Dr. Yacoub is an outstanding Dr.
August 18, 2019
Exceeded my expectations by a mile or more !!
July 31, 2019
Dr. Yacoub always leaves me feeling good about myself. He answers all my questions in detail and always takes time to cover my concerns..
July 06, 2019
excellent service and care
June 26, 2019
Great experience, thank you Dr Yacoub
June 16, 2019
Dr Yacoub was wonderful. We came with a list of questions. He answered them all with kindness and didn't make us feel like any questions we asked were silly. He was attentive and did not act rushed.
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.
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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.