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Tahir Sajjad is a nephrologist working with the Kidney and Hypertension Center for the past 20 years. He is board certified in Nephrology and continues to actively participate in educational activities to keep his skills and knowledge up to date.

Dr. Sajjad has been involved in teaching medical residents at Good Samaritan Hospital and served on the Resident Evaluation committee for several years. For him, educating other physicians is important, and he routinely engages in lecturing local physicians on relevant topics pertaining to his field of specialization.

Dr. Sajjad takes care of patients with kidney disease because he finds it very fulfilling as a physician. Patients with kidney disease typically have multiple and complex medical problems, and each patient presents a unique challenge that he finds intriguing and motivates him to stay abreast of the latest advances. Patients with chronic kidney disease require long-term care and follow-ups, and it allows him to develop long-term professional relationships with his patients.

Dr. Sajjad feels comfortable treating all sorts of kidney disease and patients with difficult to control blood pressure, but his main area of interest is chronic kidney disease management, educating patients on how to slow down the progression of their disease and mitigating complications of chronic kidney disease, including bone disease and anemia.

Dr. Sajjad listens to his patients very intently and explains things in a very simple way, making them educated on their disease states so they can become integral players in their own care.

His patients and their families seem to like this aspect of his care the most, and that is what sets him apart from his peers.

Primary Location:

Clifton (Good Sam) Office

Hartwell Office

Mercy West Office

Professional Titles:

Past Chair, Department of Medicine, Mercy Mt Airy Hospital and Chair Critical care committee Mercy West Hospital.
Served on the Executive committee, Mercy West Hospital, and Credentials committee Good Samaritan Hospital.

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine; Nephrology


Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC 1996


University of Maryland affiliated Hospitals, Baltimore MD 1993

Medical School:

King Edward Medical College, Pakistan


Forman Christian College, Pakistan

Professional Associations:

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Professional Awards:

Named Cincinnati Top Doc several years running

Additional areas of clinical expertise, training, subspecialty certifications, or interests:

Intensive Care Nephrology; Electrolyte Problems; Chronic Kidney Disease Management; Serves as Medical Director of Davita W. Oak and Davita Affinity Place; Serves on the board of Kidney and Hypertension Center

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