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Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

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Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Dialysis Vascular Access, Interventional Nephrology, Hemodialysis

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-8818
Department: 336-716-4650

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Additional Languages

Farsi (Persian), German

Education & Training

  • M.D., Germany - University of Wurzburg School of Medicin, 1994
  • Ph.D., Germany - University of Wurzburg, 1997
  • Internship, Medicine, Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps, 1998
  • Residency, Medicine, Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps, 2000
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, Stony Brook School of Medicine, 2002

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Memberships

  • Am Soc Of Diag and Interv Neph
  • Am Soc Of Nephrology

NPI Number

  • 1144205584
Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

58 Ratings
10 Comments
 

Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Research Interests

Renal Dialysis; Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical; Kidney Failure, Chronic; Catheterization, Central Venous; Catheters, Indwelling
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8818 | Department: 336-716-4650

Recent Publications

The effect of increased frequency of hemodialysis on volume-related outcomes: a secondary analysis of the frequent hemodialysis network trials. Raimann JG, Chan CT, Daugirdas JT, Depner T, Gotch FA, Greene T, Kaysen GA, Kliger AS, Kotanko P, Larive B, Lindsay R, Rocco MV, Chertow GM, Levin NW, Burkart J, Moossavi S, et al.. Blood Purif. 2016;41(4):277-286.

Determinants of left ventricular mass in patients on hemodialysis: Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Trials. Chan CT, Greene T, Chertow GM, Kliger AS, Stokes JB, Beck GJ, Daugirdas JT, Kotanko P, Larive B, Levin NW, Mehta RL, Rocco M, Sanz J, Schiller BM, Yang PC, Rajagopalan S, Burkart J, Moossavi S, Mauck V, Kaufman T, et al.. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2012;5(2):251-261.

Effects of six versus three times per week hemodialysis on physical performance, health, and functioning: Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) randomized trials. Hall YN, Larive B, Painter P, Kaysen GA, Lindsay RM, Nissenson AR, Unruh ML, Rocco MV, Chertow GM, Burkart J, Moosavi S, Mauck V, Kaufman T, et al.. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;7(5):782-794.

Challenges to enrollment and randomization of the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Daily Trial. Sergeyeva O, Gorodetskaya I, Ramos R, Schiller BM, Larive B, Raimann JG, Ting GO, Eggers PW, Chertow GM, Levin NW, Rocco M, Burkart J, Moossavi S, Mauck V, Kaufman T, Coppley A, et al.. J Nephrol. 2012;25(3):302-309.

Cannulating the hemodialysis access through a stent graft--is it advisable?. Niyyar VD, Moossavi S, Vachharajani TJ.. Clin Nephrol. 2012;77(5):409-412.

Broken clamp on a cuffed tunneled catheter-are all catheters equal?. Amin P, Moossavi S, Vachharajani TJ.. Semin Dial. 2011;24(1):104-106.

Re-evaluating the Fistula First Initiative in octogenarians on hemodialysis. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Jordan JR, Vachharajani V, Freedman BI, Burkart JM.. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;6(7):1663-1667.

The effects of frequent nocturnal home hemodialysis: the Frequent Hemodialysis Network Nocturnal Trial. Rocco MV, Lockridge RS Jr, Beck GJ, Eggers PW, Gassman JJ, Greene T, Burkart J, Moossavi S, Mauck V, Kaufman T, et al.. Kidney Int. 2011;80(10):1080-1091.

Effects of six versus three times per week hemodialysis on depressive affect and mental health: Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) trials [abstract]. Unruh ML, Larive B, Chertow GM, Eggers PW, Garg AX, Rocco M, Burkart J, Moossavi S, Mauck V, Kaufman T, et al.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(Abstract Suppl):255A.

Effects of six versus three times per week hemodialysis on physical performance, health and functioning: Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) trials [abstract]. Hall YN, Larive B, Painter PL, Kaysen GA, Lindsay RM, Rocco MV, Burkart J, Moossavi S, Mauck V, Kaufman T, et al.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;22(Abstract Suppl):66A.

Dialysis vascular access management by interventional nephrology programs at University Medical Centers in the United States. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Salman L, Wu S, Dwyer AC, Ross J, Dukkipati R, Maya ID, Yevzlin AS, Agarwal A, et al.. Semin Dial. 2011;24(5):564-569.

Palindrome dialysis catheter with or without peel-away sheath. Moossavi S, Moossavi S, Vachharajani TJ.. J Vasc Access. 2010;11(4):359.

Successful models of interventional nephrology at academic medical centers. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Salman L, Wu S, Maya ID, Yevzlin AS, Agarwal A, Abreo KD, Work J, Asif A.. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010;5(11):2130-2136.

Hepatitis C virus and cocaine-induced rhabdomyolysis [editorial]. Moossavi S, Wallace EL, Martin TJ, Dubose TD.. Am J Med. 2010;123(12):e5-e6.

Hemodialysis. Rocco MV, Moossavi S. In: Lerma EV, Berns JS, Nissenson AR, eds. Current diagnosis & treatment: nephrology & hypertension. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical;2009: 437-443.

Radiation exposure in outpatient access center [abstract]. Moossavi S, Vachharajani T, Bordner M, Hutchison E, Moossavi S.. Semin Dial. 2009;22(2):216.

Treating anemia with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents: effects on quality of life [editorial]. Moossavi S, Freedman BI.. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(12):1100-1101.

Central vein hardware: cannot live with it, cannot live without it. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Kaufman T, Rocco M.. Semin Dial. 2009;22(5):588-589.

Sheathless or 'over-the wire' technique for tunnelled cuffed catheter insertion [letter]. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S.. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008;23(1):420-421.

Long-term outcomes of transposed basilic vein arteriovenous fistulae. Moossavi S, Tuttle AB, Vachharajani TJ, Plonk G, Bettmann MA, Majekodunmi O, Russell BG, Regan JD, Freedman BI.. Hemodial Int. 2008;12(1):80-84.

Hemodialysis grafts: on the controversial decision to stent venous anastomotic stenoses [letter]. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S.. Semin Dial. 2008;21(1):115.

Retrospective evaluation of factors influencing the catheter recirculation in prevelant dialysis patients [abstract]. Moossavi S, Kaufman T, Jordan J, Moossavi S, Vachharajani T.. Semin Dial. 2008;21(1):109.

Academic free-standing vascular access centers: early experience [abstract]. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Daeihgah P, Jordan JR, Coe MS, Burkart JM, Freedman B.. Semin Dial. 2008;21(1):106.

Re-evaluating the fistula first initiative in octogenarian dialysis patients [abstract]. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Kaufman TM, Jordan JR, Freedman BI, Burkart JM.. J Vasc Access. 2008;9(Suppl 1):S16-S17.

Retrospective analysis of catheter recirculation in prevalent dialysis patients. Moossavi S, Vachharajani TJ, Jordan J, Russell GB, Kaufman T, Moossavi S.. Semin Dial. 2008;21(3):289-292.

Genetic admixture: a tool to identify diabetic nephropathy genes in African Americans. Divers J, Moossavi S, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI.. Ethn Dis. 2008;18(3):384-388.

Comparing clinical assessment with surveillance measures in detection of dialysis vascular access dysfunction [abstract]. Vachharajani TJ, Kaufman TM, Jordan JR, Moossavi S.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;19():255A.

Retrospective comparison of tunneled dialysis catheter insertion with or without peel-away sheath in an academic outpatient dialysis access center [abstract]. Moossavi S, Vachharajani T, Moossavi S.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;19():467A.

Effect of practice pattern on hemodialysis access thrombosis: the impact of access surveillance [abstract]. Moossavi S, Russell G, Vachharajani T, Burkart J, Freedman B.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008;19():901A.

Intensity of renal support in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. Rocco M, Deterding E, Moossavi S, Bethea C, McBride D, Warren S, Palevsky PM, Zhang JH, O'Connor TZ, Chertow GM, et al.. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(1):7-20.

Percutaneous sutureless venous anastomosis: a novel technique in the establishment of a venous graft anastomosis. Moossavi S, Ross JR.. Endovasc Today. 2007;6(2):54-56.

Achieving AV access: the number of these procedures steadily increases and is accompanied by a shift toward safe and effective outpatient treatment. Moossavi S, Ross JR, Berling DP, Kumar S.. Endovasc Today. 2007;2007(Buyer's Guide):47-50.

Non-surgical salvage of thrombosed arterio-venous fistulae: a case series and review of the literature. Moossavi S, Regan JD, Pierson ED, Kasey JM, Tuttle AB, Vachharajani TJ, Bettmann MA, Russell GB, Freedman BI.. Semin Dial. 2007;20(5):459-464.

Comparison of dialysis access outcomes in peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD) patients at an academic medical center [abstract]. Moossavi S, Moossavi S, Raasch E, Jordan J, Burkat [sic] J [Burkart J].. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18(Abstracts Issue):466A.

Comparison of dialysis outcomes in peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis patients at an academic medical center [abstract]. Raasch E, Moossavi S, Beekman D, Russell G, Moossavi S, Jordon J, Mauck V, Burkart J.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18(Abstracts Issue):477A.

Comparison of patient turn over/loss in an academic hemodialysis (HD) unit and peritoneal dialysis (PD) unit [abstract]. Moossavi S, Moossavi S, Coe M, Burkart J.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007;18(Abstracts Issue):918A.

Managing dialysis catheter-related Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia [letter]. Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S.. Am J Kidney Dis. 2007;50(6):1052.

Non-surgical salvage of thrombosed arterio-venous fistulae (AVF) [abstract]. Moossavi S, Regan JD, Pierson ED, Kasey JM, Tuttle AB, Bettmann MA, Russell GB, Freedman BI.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006;17(Abstr Issue):500A.

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Associate Professor, Nephrology

Clinical Interests

Dialysis Vascular Access, Interventional Nephrology, Hemodialysis
Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.

Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Nephrology

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Shahriar Moossavi, M.D., Ph.D.58 Ratings
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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.2



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

10/19/2016

Always listens making transition to dialysis very easy and answers all questions.

10/7/2016

I am biased, as I consider *Dr. Moossavi a friend, as well as my health care provider.

9/22/2016

He is very good and concerned about his care for the people he has in his care.

9/7/2016

The dr. is very friendly, courtesy, very caring.

8/31/2016

One of the finest and most caring doctors that I have ever had.

7/23/2016

*Dr. Moosavi is an excellent provider - we are VERY satisfied with his GUIDANCE.

6/15/2016

*Dr. Moossavi is the reason I am with Wake Forest Baptist Health. In my estimation, Wake Forest Baptist Health is lucky to have him!

5/24/2016

Dr. Moossavi is the most concerned, sensitive, and most professional Doctor that I have ever encountered. Dr. Moossavi is by far the best doctor that I have ever seen. I have confidence in him, his abilities and his treatment and care. He is the model of what a doctor should be!

3/1/2016

Dr. Moossavi is the most caring, professional, and competent physician whom I ever ever seen. I have absolute faith in his recommendations for treatment. I wish that every doctor that I received care from was as good as this doctor!

1/7/2016

He always listens and willing to make changes in meds.

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