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Muhammad Mujtaba, MD, FASN, FAST
Muhammad Mujtaba, M.D., FASN, FAST
Associate Professor
Division: Transplant Nephrology
Department: Internal Medicine
Biography

Dr. Muhammad A. Mujtaba graduated from the Allama Iqbal Medical College, Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan in 1999-2000. He did his Internal Medicine Residency from the Columbia University New York at Harlem Hospital Center. He completed his Nephrology and Hypertension fellowship from Columbia University in 2008. He completed his Transplant Fellowship from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2009, and served as Transplant Nephrology faculty at the same place till December 2014. Dr. Mujtaba was instrumental in the initiation and maintenance of transplant outreach, paired donor exchange, and desensitization program for Indiana University. Dr. Mujtaba joined as the Medical Director for Kidney and Pancreas Transplants at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB-Texas Transplant Center) in January 2015. Dr. Mujtaba has extensive clinical and research experience in kidney and pancreas transplantation including high risk transplant, immunomodulation/desensitization protocols, early steroid withdrawal, antibody mediated rejection, post-transplant antibody monitoring, and BK virus management post-transplant. Dr. Mujtaba also brings in the experience of evaluation and caring for living donors, recipients of combined liver kidney/ heart kidney, and immunosuppression management of patients with HIV and transplant. In recognition of his exceptional commitment to the field of Transplantation and Nephrology and outstanding service to American society of Transplant and American Society of Nephrology he was selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Nephrology. Dr Mujtaba also serves as an editorial board member for Clinical Transplantation.