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Department of Internal Medicine

Nephrology and Hypertension

Photo of  Bassam Abu Jawdeh, MD

Bassam Abu Jawdeh, MD

Clinical Interest



Internal Medicine

  • Medical Degree: American University of Beirut
  • Bachelor's Degree: American University of Beirut
  • Residency : Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellowship : Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellowship : Johns Hopkins University
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) 11/04/2010
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 08/14/2007
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 6211
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-0668
  • Fax 513-558-4309
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

Gudsoorkar, Prakash; Anand, Manish; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G 2020. APOL1 Genotyping in Potential African American Living Kidney Donors: Utility and Cost-Effectiveness. American journal of nephrology, 51 2, 116-118

Lichvar, Alicia B; Tremblay, Simon; Leino, Abbie D; Shields, Adele R; Cardi, Michael A; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Govil, Amit; Kremer, Joseph; Cuffy, Madison; Paterno, Flavio; Diwan, Tayyab; Brailey, Paul; Girnita, Alin; Alloway, Rita R; Woodle, E Steve 2020. Reducing Donor Specific Antibody During Acute Rejection Diminishes Long Term Renal Allograft Loss: Comparison of Early and Late Rejection. Transplantation, ,

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Woodle, Ervin Steve; Leino, Abbie D; Brailey, Paul; Tremblay, Simon; Dorst, Tonya; Abdallah, Mouhamad H; Govil, Amit; Byczkowski, Daniel; Misra, Hemant; Abuchowski, Abraham; Alloway, Rita R 2018. A phase Ib, open-label, single arm study to assess the safety, pharmacokinetics, and impact on humoral sensitization of SANGUINATE infusion in patients with end-stage renal disease. Clinical transplantation, 32 1,

Kamal, Mahwash; Govil, Amit; Anand, Manish; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Shah, Silvi 2018. Severe BK polyomavirus-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in a kidney transplant recipient with the absence of renal allograft involvement. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society, 20 1,

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Govil, Amit 2017. Acute Kidney Injury in Transplant Setting: Differential Diagnosis and Impact on Health and Health Care. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 24 4, 228-232

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Leonard, Anthony C; Sharma, Yuvraj; Katipally, Swapna; Shields, Adele R; Alloway, Rita R; Woodle, E Steve; Thakar, Charuhas V 2017. Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Single Center Experience. Frontiers in medicine, 4 , 64

Kamal, M; Apewokin, S; Anand, M; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Govil, A; Sheikh, M M; Shah, S 2017. Late-Onset Allograft Aspergillosis in an HIV-Positive Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 49 7, 1570-1573

Krisl, Jill C; Alloway, Rita R; Shield, Adele Rike; Govil, Amit; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Cardi, Michael; Diwan, Tayyab; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Girnita, Alin; Witte, David; Woodle, E Steve 2015. Acute Rejection Clinically Defined Phenotypes Correlate With Long-term Renal Allograft Survival. Transplantation, 99 10, 2167-73

Mittal, T; Dedhia, P; Roy-Chaudhury, P; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Mogilishetty, G; Cuffy, M C; Alloway, R R; Woodle, E S; Govil, A 2015. Complete Remission of Post-transplantation Recurrence of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis With the Use of Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone Gel: Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 47 7, 2219-22

Revollo, J Y; Cuffy, M C; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Paterno, F; Girnita, A; Brailey, P; Alloway, R R; Woodle, E S 2015. Case Report: Successful Living Donor Kidney Transplantation in a Highly Human Leukocyte Antigen-Sensitized Recipient With a Positive Cytotoxic Crossmatch Using Bortezomib-Based Desensitization Without Intravenous Immunoglobulin. Transplantation proceedings, 47 7, 2254-7

Sadaka, Basma; Ejaz, Nicole S; Shields, Adele R; Cardi, Michael A; Wadih, George; Witte, David; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Alloway, Rita R; Woodle, E Steve 2015. A Banff Component Scoring-based Histologic Assessment of Bortezomib-based Antibody-mediated Rejection Therapy. Transplantation, 99 8, 1691-9

Woodle, E S; Shields, A R; Ejaz, N S; Sadaka, B; Girnita, A; Walsh, R C; Alloway, R R; Brailey, P; Cardi, M A; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Roy-Chaudhury, P; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G 2015. Prospective iterative trial of proteasome inhibitor-based desensitization. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 15 1, 101-18

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Cuffy, Madison C; Alloway, Rita R; Shields, Adele Rike; Woodle, E Steve 2014. Desensitization in kidney transplantation: review and future perspectives. Clinical transplantation, 28 4, 494-507

Gupta, Gaurav; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Racusen, Lorraine C; Bhasin, Bhavna; Arend, Lois J; Trollinger, Brandon; Kraus, Edward; Rabb, Hamid; Zachary, Andrea A; Montgomery, Robert A; Alachkar, Nada 2014. Late antibody-mediated rejection in renal allografts: outcome after conventional and novel therapies. Transplantation, 97 12, 1240-6

Khan, Shenaz; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Goel, Monu; Schilling, William P; Parker, Mark D; Puchowicz, Michelle A; Yadav, Satya P; Harris, Raymond C; El-Meanawy, Ashraf; Hoshi, Malcolm; Shinlapawittayatorn, Krekwit; Deschênes, Isabelle; Ficker, Eckhard; Schelling, Jeffrey R 2014. Lipotoxic disruption of NHE1 interaction with PI(4,5)P2 expedites proximal tubule apoptosis. The Journal of clinical investigation, 124 3, 1057-68

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Khan, Shenaz; Deschênes, Isabelle; Hoshi, Malcolm; Goel, Monu; Lock, Jeffrey T; Shinlapawittayatorn, Krekwit; Babcock, Gerald; Lakhe-Reddy, Sujata; DeCaro, Garren; Yadav, Satya P; Mohan, Maradumane L; Naga Prasad, Sathyamangla V; Schilling, William P; Ficker, Eckhard; Schelling, Jeffrey R 2011. Phosphoinositide binding differentially regulates NHE1 Na+/H+ exchanger-dependent proximal tubule cell survival. The Journal of biological chemistry, 286 49, 42435-45

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Rabb, Hamid 2011. Delayed kidney allograft function - what does it tell us about acute kidney injury? Contributions to nephrology, 174 , 173-81

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Kanso, Abbas A; Schelling, Jeffrey R 2009. Evidence-based approach for prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy. Journal of hospital medicine, 4 8, 500-6

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Rahman, Mahboob 2009. Blood pressure level and kidney disease progression: do we really need to go to 130/80 mm Hg? Current hypertension reports, 11 5, 363-7

Schelling, Jeffrey R; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G 2008. Regulation of cell survival by Na+/H+ exchanger-1. American journal of physiology. Renal physiology, 295 3, F625-32

Khan, S; Wu, K L; Sedor, J R; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Schelling, J R 2006. The NHE1 Na+/H+ exchanger regulates cell survival by activating and targeting ezrin to specific plasma membrane domains. Cellular and molecular biology (Noisy-le-Grand, France), 52 8, 115-21

Dedhia, P; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G; Alloway, R R; Woodle, E S; Abu Jawdeh, B G . Eculizumab and Belatacept for De Novo Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated With CFHR3-CFHR1 Deletion in a Kidney Transplant Recipient: A Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 49 1, 188-192