Dr. Muhammad Tariq Baig is a kidney transplant nephrologist and a fellow of the American Society of Transplantation (AST), as well as a holder of a nephrology fellowship (FCPS) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS). In addition, he completed a general nephrology fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (USA), where he gained expertise in glomerular diseases, home-hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT), peritoneal dialysis, transplant, and onco-nephrology. Dr. Baig also completed a transplant nephrology fellowship at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (USA), where he gained experience in managing various aspects of kidney and pancreas transplant, including pre-transplant evaluation, re-evaluation of listed patients, living donor candidates, and transplant rejections. His areas of particular interest include combined liver-kidney and pancreas transplant, transplantation in highly sensitized patients, and primary hyperoxaluria. Dr. Baig delineated guidelines for combined liver-kidney transplant, which led to the first successful combined liver-kidney transplant at PKLI and established a dedicated clinic for patients with primary hyperoxaluria. He has also presented posters at numerous national and international conferences.
Area of Expertise
Living and deceased donor kidney transplant
Simultaneous Liver and Kidney Transplant (SLK)
Transplantation in highly sensitized patients
Transplant across positive crossmatch
Education & Training
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) from Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad, Pakistan
FCPS (College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan) Karachi, Pakistan
Transplant nephrology fellowship at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa, USA
Nephrology fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Ohio, USA
Research Work & Presentations
Spontaneous Psoas Hematoma Associated with Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever: A Case Report
Emphysematous Pyelonephritis in a Renal Transplant Patient: A First Case Report from Pakistan
Poster presentation at American Society of Nephrology 2020, New Orleans LA, USA:‘IgG4-Related Kidney Disease (IgG4-KD) Associated with Unusual Vasculitic Polyneuropathy’
Poster presentation at National Kidney Foundation 2020, San Diego, CA, USA:“Bartonella Infectious Endocarditis Associated with Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulonephritis.