Samy Riad, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Samy Riad

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
717 Delaware Street, SE
MMC 1932
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Administrative Assistant Name
Nephrology

Administrative Phone
612-624-9444

Administrative Email
renaldiv@umn.edu

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Program Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Medical Director of the Pancreas Transplant Program


Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Physician; Nephrologist


Medical School, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Residency, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Master's Degree, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Summary

Dr. Riad is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension. Following his formal training in general nephrology, clinical research and transplant medicine at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Riad joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) as a transplant faculty. After leaving UAB, Dr. Riad joined a private practice group and severed as the kidney and pancreas transplant medical director in association with the surgeons of University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Following his passion for advancing the field, Dr. Riad was delighted to return to the University of Minnesota the home of many firsts in medicine and transplantation. Dr. Riad has several clinical and research interests mainly focused on transplant outreach and tele-medicine for improving access to transplantation.

Awards & Recognition

  • Fellow of the American Society of Transplant (F.A.S.T.) Candidate (2021)
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine Top Doctors® (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • MPLS St. Paul Top Doctors® Rising Stars (2018)
  • Young Investigator Award ATC (2012)

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Transplantation
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS): International Relations Committee 

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Post transplant recipient outcome research
  • Kidney donors outcome research
  • Utilizing artificial intelligence for data based decision making in transplantation
  • Eplet matching and immunosuppression ceiling 

Publications

Riad S, Lim N, Jackson S, Matas A, Lake J. Outcomes of Kidney Allograft and Recipient Survival after Liver Transplantation by Induction Type in the United States. Liver Transpl. 2021.

Riad S, Tamas A, Jackson S, Martin C. Kidney Allograft and Recipient Survival After Heart Transplantation by Induction Type in the United States. Transplantation.

Riad S, Jackson S, Chinnakotla S, Verghese P. Primary pediatric deceased-donor kidney transplant recipients outcomes by immunosuppression induction received in the United States. Pediatric Transplantation. 2020 Dec: e13928. DOI: 10.1111/petr.13928.

Riad S, Jackson S, Chinnakotla S, Verghese P. Primary pediatric live-donor-kidney transplant-recipients' outcomes by immunosuppression induction received in the United States. Pediatric Transplantation. 2020 Dec: e13925. DOI: 10.1111/petr.13925.

Riad S, Goswami U, Jackson S, Hertz M, Matas A. Induction type and outcomes for kidney graft and patient survival in recipients with prior lung transplantation in the United States. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2020 Vol. 39, Issue 2: 157-164. 

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Renal Pathophysiology

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Kidney transplant; Pancreas transplant; Glomerulonephritis, BK Nephropathy; CMV infection in transplant recipients; Post Transplant Lymphoprolifrative Disorders (PTLD); Post transplant diabetes; Pediatric transplant recipients care transitioning