Sahar Koubar

Assistant Professor of Medicine


I obtained my Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Beirut Arab University in Lebanon. I did my Internal Medicine residency training at the American University of Beirut (2007-2010). Afterwards, I joined Duke University in Durham, North Carolina where I did another three years of residency in Internal Medicine. I did my nephrology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University (2013-2015). I also did a Glomerular Disease Study & Trial Consortium (GlomCon) Fellowship (2021-2022).I joined the American University of Beirut, Lebanon from 2015 to 2022. I served as a Vandyke Medical Educator at the school of Medicine and the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director from 2018 to 2022. I find great pleasure in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.I joined the University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in May 2022. I am American Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. My clinical interests include glomerular diseases, pregnancy-related kidney diseases, monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS), improving care for chronic kidney disease patients and conservative kidney management.

Research Summary

Glomerular Diseases Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance (MGRS) Conservative Kidney Management Pregnancy-related Kidney Diseases Conflict Nephrology Medical Education

Clinical Summary

Glomerular Diseases; Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance (MGRS); Conservative Kidney Management; Pregnancy-related Kidney Diseases