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Ashtar Chami, MD Accepting New Patients


Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Medical School: McGill University;
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine: Emory University
Fellowship in Clinical Nephrology: Cornell University
Fellowship in Transplant: Emory University
Board Certifications American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Nephrology
NPI # 1316107824
Gender Female
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Tufts Children's Hospital

Tufts Medical Center
South Building, Floor 4
860 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5592

Adams AB, Goldstein J, Garret C, Zhang R, Patzer RE, Newell KA, Turgeon NA, Chami AS, Guasch A, Kirk AD, Pastan SO, Pearson TC, Larsen CP. Belatacept Combined with Transient Calcineurin Inhibitor Therapy Prevents Rejection and Promotes Improved Long-Term Renal Allograft Function. American Journal of Transplantation. 2017. May 23 Epub.

Webber A, Hambleton J, Chami, A, Bang H, Seshan S, Sharma A, August P, Kapur S, Suthanthiran M, Dadahania D. Mean arterial blood pressure while awaiting kidney transplantation is associated with the risk of primary nonfunction. Transplantation. 2012 Jan 15; 93(1)54-60.

Andrew Adams, Ashtar Chami, and Kenneth Newell. Techniques for Living Donor Kidney Procurement. Kirk Textbook of Organ Transplantation. (Book Chapter) Chami A, Mittal A, Chapman AB. Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. A Single Center Experience. American Transplant Society, Seattle 2013. (Presentation)

Rao S, Bray R, Perez S, Pastan S, Gebel H, Chami A. Gradual vs Rapid Withdrawal of Immunosuppression after Kidney Allograft Failure Results in Less Allosensitization, Decreased Rate of De-Novo Donor Specific Antibody and Reduced Need for Allograft Nephrectomy. American Transplant Society, Seattle 2013. (Presentation)

Tantisattamo E, Chami A, Pastan S. Pulmonary Nocardiosis and PCP Pneumonia. Dual Infection in a Kidney Transplant Recipient. American Society of Nephrology, Atlanta 2013. (Presentation)

Mittal A, Chami A, Chapman AB.Nephrectomy and Renal Transplantation in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. American Society of Nephrology Atlanta 2013. (Presentation)

Mittal A, Chami A, Chapman AB. Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease. A risk factor of New Onset Diabetes after Transplantation? American Society of Nephrology Atlanta 2013. (Presentation)

Tantisattamo, E, Chami A. Pneumonia mimicking perforated acute appendicitis in a Kidney Transplant Recipient. National Kidney Foundation Meeting, Orlando 2013. (Presentation)

American Society of Transplantation
Transplantation Society
American Society of Nephrology