About Kassem Safa, MD

Kassem Safa, MD is an associate transplant nephrologist at the Transplant Center at Massachusetts General Hospital since 2015 and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from the Lebanese University School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at the Saint Raphael Campus of the Yale New Haven Hospital. He trained in nephrology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital joint fellowship program. He completed transplant nephrology fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Safa is the recipient of several teaching awards during residency and fellowship and has written numerous articles and book chapters; his interests include clinical transplantation and the effect of dietary habits on the immune system.

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Renal Associates
165 Cambridge Street
Suite 302
Boston, MA 02114-2752
Phone: 617-726-5050

Medical Education

  • MD, Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences
  • Residency, Hospital of Saint Raphael
  • Residency, Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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