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Akram Al-Makki, MD, FACP, FASN

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Akram Al-Makki, MD, FACP, FASN is a nephrologist practicing at Indiana University Health – Arnett in Lafayette, Indiana, USA Since 2004. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in the specialty of Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Nephrology. He is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine—West Lafayette. He is also affiliated with Indiana University School of Medicine and Purdue University College of Pharmacy. He has passion for medical research and medical education. He has been the Director of Graduate Medical Education at IU Health Arnett since 2012.

He received multiple awards and recognitions for his involvement in teaching and patient care like the Trustee Teaching Award from Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), Outstanding Preceptor Award, The Indiana University Health West Central Region’s (WCR) Values Leadership Award (VLA) and The AC Arnett Award. He lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to chronic kidney disease as well as other areas in clinical nephrology and hypertension. He authored and coauthored multiple peer reviewed papers published in different esteemed journals and presented in national and international medical meetings. In 2020, Dr. Al-Makki was invited by the World Health Organization's (WHO) Department of Noncommunicable Diseases to become a Member of Guideline Development Group (GDG) for the pharmacological treatment of hypertension in adults.

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Conditions & Treatments:

Acute Kidney Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, Edema, High Blood Pressure, Electrolyte Abnormalities

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School of Medicine:

Damascus University


Harbor Hospital Center/ University of Maryland


Wayne State University

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Arnett, IU Health White Memorial

Physician Group:

IU Health Arnett Physicians


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