Fahim Zaman, MD


Clinic locations

Northeast
11481 Toepperwein Road, Suite 1202
San Antonio, Texas 78266
210.655.8470

Affiliated Hospitals
North Central Baptist
520 Madison Oak
San Antonio, Texas 78258

Northeast Baptist
8811 Village Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78217

Northeast Methodist
12412 Judson Road
San Antonio, Texas 78233

Methodist Stone Oak 
1139 E Sonterra Blvd 
San Antonio, Texas 78258 

Warm Springs Rehab Hospital  
14747 Jones Maltsburger Road  
San Antonio, Texas 78247   

Globalrehab – San Antonio
19126 Stonehue
San Antonio, Texas 78258

Languages
English

Fahim Zaman, MD


Fahim Zaman, MD, FACP, joined Renal Associates in July 2006. He has been actively practicing Nephrology and Internal Medicine since 1996. Dr. Zaman is board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Zaman studied medicine at Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. His post graduate training was completed at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Medical University of South Carolina and Louisiana State University Health Science Center. In addition to caring for patients in the hospital setting, he is also busy with office patients with chronic kidney disease as well as dialysis patients. He has published many peer reviewed articles and has been involved in research studies, and presentations regarding advances in the field of nephrology pertaining to patient care.

Education

MD, Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1989

Postgraduate training

Internship, General Surgery - Civil Hospital Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, 1989

Internship, Internal Medicine - Civil Hospital Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, 1990

Residency, Internal Medicine - Sisters of Charity Hospital, SUNY at Buffalo, NY, 1994
Fellowship, Clinical Nephrology - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 1995
Fellowship, Clinical and Interventional Nephrology - Louisiana State University HSC, Shreveport, LA, 1999

Board certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
 - Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Professional organizations, societies

American College of Physicians
American Society of Nephrology

American Society of Internal Medicine

Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN)
Bexar County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association 


Awards and honors

Certificate of Merit in second professional MBBS examination 

Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, 07/1993 - 12/1993

Austin Flint House - Staff Award 06/1994 for "Resident of the Year"

Publications

Isopropyl alcohol intoxication: A diagnostic challenge. Case report and review of the literature. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, K. Abreo. American Journal of Kidney Disease September 2002; 40:E1

Severe hypermagnesemia from laxative use in renal insufficiency. Case report and review of the literature. F. Zaman, P. Krake, A. Pervez, K. Abreo. Hospital Physician March 2002; 51-54

Minimal change nephropathy due to a wasp sting. F. Zaman, S. Saccaro, S. Latif, N. Atray, K. Abreo American Journal of Nephrology; November-December 2001; 21:486-9.

Transcutaneous venous ligation of accessory veins leading to autogenous fistula maturation. R. Faiyaz, K. Abreo, F. Zaman, A. Pervez, G. Zibari, J. Work. American Journal of Kidney Disease April 2002; 39:824 –27.

Hyponatremia; T. Vaccharajani, F. Zaman, K. Abreo. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine January 2003; 18:3-8.

Curvurlaria Geniculata Fungal Peritonitis: A case report with review of the literature. T. Vaccharajani, F. Zaman, S. Latif, K. Abreo. International Urology and Nephrology 2005; 37:781-84

Severe hypermagnesemia from laxative use in renal insufficiency. Letter to the editor. F. Zaman, K. Abreo. Southern Medical Journal January 2003; 96:102-3.

Association of Various Point Mutations as Risk Factor for Thrombosis of Synthetic Vascular Grafts in African American Hemodialysis Patients. S. Latif, F. Zaman, M. Nordberg, K. Abreo. Journal Vascular Access April 2003; 9-13

Placement of portacatheters by nephrologist in an Interventional Nephrology training program. A. Pervez, F. Zaman, A. Aslam, T. Sattar, K. Abreo. Seminars in Dialysis January-February 2004; 17:61-4.

Antibiotic lock technique for prevention of cuffed tunnel catheter associated bacteremia (CAB). A. Pervez, M. Ahmed, S. Ram, C. Torres, J. Work, F. Zaman, K. Abreo. Journal of Vascular Access October 2002; 108-113

Fluoroscopy assisted placement of percutaneous peritoneal dialysis catheters by nephrologists. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, N. Atray, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Seminars in Dialysis May-June 2005; 18:247-251

Successful orthotopic liver transplantation after trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole associated fulminant liver failure. F. Zaman, Gang Ye, K. Abreo, S. Latif, G. Zibari. Clinical Transplantation Oct 2003; 17:461-4.

A strategy for increasing arterio-venous fistulae for hemodialysis in older patients. F. Zaman, G. Caldito, K. Abreo, S. Gill. (Submitted)

Dialysis Access: A multidisciplinary Approach by R. Gray and J. Sands. Book Review for the American Journal of Kidney Diseases; February 2003:41:518-19. F. Zaman and W. Paulson

Pancreatic Transplant: Evaluation and Management. F. Zaman, K. Abreo, S. Levine, W. Maley, Gazi B. Zibari. Journal of Intensive Care medicine May/June 2004;19:127-139

Native Four-Valve Endocarditis caused by Enterococcus faecalis. P. Krake, F. Zaman, N. Tandon. Texas Heart Institute Journal 2004; 31:90-92

Cure of Refractory Hypertension with Bilateral Laparoscopic Nephrectomy: Role of Renin and Endothelin-1. F. Zaman, S. Latif, K. Abreo, G.B. Zibari, G.A. Herrera. (In preparation for Journal of Hypertension)

Pre-transplant bilateral laparoscopic nephrectomy in adult polycystic kidney disease. F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, G.B. Zibari. Journal of Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons2005; 9:262-265

A young woman with indurated skin and subcutaneous lesions. S. Latif, F. Zaman, D. Vellion, F. Abreo, J. Cotlingham. Laboratory Medicine 2005 April; 36; 221-223

Post transplant lymphocele: a single centre experience. Atray NK, Moore F, Zaman F, Caldito G, Abreo K, Maley W, Zibari GB. Clin Transplantation 2004;1812:S 46-9

Retrieval of a fractured piece of Tessio catheter with a snare using a transcutaneous transvenous approach. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Seminars in Dialysis Vol 18; 4 2005:343-344

Brucella Glomerulonephritis: Editorial. F. Zaman, K. Abreo. Southern Medical Journal 2005; 98(12): 1165-116

BK Polyoma Virus in Renal Transplants: Role of Electron Microscopy and Immunostains in Detecting Early Infection. S. Latif, F. Zaman, R. Veeramachaneni, L. Jones, N. Uribe Uribe, GA Herrera. Ultrastruct Pathol 2007 May-June;31(3);199-207

Peritoneal Dialysis catheter placement by nephrologist. F. Zaman. Perit Dial Int 2008 March-Apr; 28(2); 138-141

Book chapters

Patch-angioplasty of stenosed autogenous arteriovenous fistulas using harvested veins. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo, W. Maley. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX 2005; (Ed Mitch Henry); Chicago, IL; Precept Press

Use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) in pharmaco-mechanical thrombolysis of autogenous arteriovenous fistulas. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX 2005; (Ed Mitch Henry); Chicago, IL; Precept Press

Non-tunneled catheters for hemodialysis: Eight year experience at a single center. A. Pervez, J. Matthews, A. Asghar. F. Zaman, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX 2005; (Ed Mitch Henry); Chicago, IL; Precept Press

Safety of Conscious Sedation with Midazolam and Fentanyl in Interventional Nephrology: a single center experience. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX 2005; (Ed Mitch Henry) Chicago, IL; Precept Press

A multidisciplinary approach to vascular access. F. Zaman, G.B. Zibari. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis VIII 2002; (Ed Mitch Henry); Chicago, IL; Precept Press 

Poster presentations

Early graft thrombosis is associated with stenosis at the venous anastomosis. F. Zaman, S. Ram, W. Paulson. American Society of Nephrology Nov 1999; Miami, FL

Does the Ash catheter have a better survival than the Quinton Mahurkar catheter .A. Dixit, S. Ram, F. Zaman. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Nov 1999; Miami, FL

Venous Transposition Increases Rate of Autogenous Fistulas (AF’s) in Both Younger and Older Hemodialysis Patients. F. Zaman, S. Gill, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting 2001, San Francisco, CA

Cost Analysis of Placement and Maintenance of Various Tunneled Catheters. F. Zaman, G. Antonious, G. Caldito, J. Work. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Nov 2001, San Francisco, CA

Association of Various Point Mutations as Risk Factor for Thrombosis of Synthetic Vascular Grafts in African American Hemodialysis Patients. S.Latif, F. Zaman, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Nov 2001, San Francisco, CA

Fluoroscopy assisted placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters by nephrologists. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, N. Atray, A. Aslam, S. Murphy and K Abreo. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting April 2003, Dallas, TX

Bilateral Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in patients on dialysis with severe refractory hypertension. F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, K. Abreo and G.B Zibari. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting April 2003, Dallas, TX.

Interventional Nephrology: An experience at the Veterans Administration Hospital. T. Vachharajani, N. Atray, A. Pervez, F. Zaman, J. Work and K. Abreo. National Kidney Foundation Annual Meeting April 2003, Dallas, TX

The Efficacy and Safety of Conversion from Neoral Trough (C0) to Two-Hour (C2) Monitoring in African American Renal Transplant Patients. M. Johnson, L. Zsom, F. Zaman, A. Pervez, W. Paulson, S. Noble, G. B. Zibari, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Oct 2003, San Diego, CA

Pullback Pressure Measurements as a Predictor of Successful Angioplasty in Failing Hemodialysis Vascular Access. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, N. K. Atray, A. Aslam, K. D. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Oct 2003,
San Diego, CA

Expression of Renin and Endothelin I in Patients with Severe Refractory Hypertension. S. Latif, F. Zaman, G.B Zibari, and G. Herrera. United States Canadian Academy Pathology Annual Meeting Mar’04; Vancouver, BC

Treatment of ganciclovir resistant cytomegalovirus infection with foscarnet in a kidney-pancreas transplant patient. F. Zaman, S. Chandupatla, L. Zsom, k. Abreo, G. B. Zibari. American Federation of Medical Research Southern Meeting Feb’04; New Orleans, LA

West Nile Virus Encephalitis In A Renal Transplant Patient. F. Zaman, S. Chandupatla, K. Abreo. National Kidney Foundation Meeting; Chicago, IL Apr 2004

Cidofovir Use for Polyoma BK Virus Infection in a Kidney-Pancreas Transplant Recipient. F. Zaman, S. Chandupatla, K. Abreo. National Kidney Foundation Meeting; Chicago, IL Apr 2004

Use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) in pharmacomechanical thrombolysis of autogenous arteriovenous fistulas. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX Symposium, Orlando, FL in May 2004

Patch-angioplasty of stenosed autogenous arteriovenous fistulas using harvested veins. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo, W. Maley. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX Symposium, Orlando, FL in May 2004

Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH) in patients with West Nile Virus (WNV) Encephalitis. Zabaneh R, Zaman F, Coughlin R, Staley L, K Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Nov’04, St. Louis, MO

Use of Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) in pharmacomechanical thrombolysis of autogenous arteriovenous fistulas. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, A. Asghar, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Nov 2004, St. Louis, MO

Patch-angioplasty of stenosed autogenous arteriovenous fistulas using harvested veins. F. Zaman, W. Maley, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting Nov 2004, St. Louis, MO

Role of Interventional Nephrology in improving autogenous fistula (AVF) maturation rate. S. Kumar, F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Nov 2004, St. Louis, MO

Bilateral laparoscopic nephrectomy in dialysis patients with severe refractory hypertension. A. Nawabi, F. Zaman, K. Boykin, W. Maley, K. Abreo, G.B Zibari. Louisiana Chapter of American College of Surgeons Mar’05, New Orleans, LA

Pre-transplant bilateral hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy in adult polycystic kidney disease patients. A. Nawabi, F. Zaman, K. Boykin, W. Maley, Ken Abreo, Gazi Zibari. Louisiana Chapter of American College of Surgeons Mar’05, New Orleans, LA

Impact of salvage procedures on maturation and maintenance of autogenous fistulas. A. Pervez, F. Zaman, A. Asghar, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Annual Meeting of American Society of Diagnostic Interventional Nephrology; Scottsdale AZ February 2005

Varicella Zoster Virus infection with necrotizing fasciitis in a renal transplant patient. A. Asghar, F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. South Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation Meeting; New Orleans LA Mar 2005

Successful Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in an Adult with Fulminant Liver failure due to Heaptitis A. A. Fakhruddin, F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, W. Maley, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. South Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation Meeting; New Orleans LA Mar 2005

Successful maturation of native arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) by percutaneous ligation and coil placement in accessory veins. A. Fakhruddin, F. Zaman, A. Pervez, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Annual Meeting American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology; San Antonio, TX Apr 2006

Transluminal covered stent placement for pseudoaneurysms in PTFE grafts. Shachdeva B, Zaman F, Pervez A, Abreo K. American Society of Nephrology Nov 2006, San Diego, CA.

Successful maturation of non- maturing arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) with occlusion of accessory veins by ligation and coils F. Zaman, A. Fakhruddin, A. Pervez, B. Sachdeva, K. Abreo American Society of Nephrology Nov 2006, San Diego, CA.

Abstracts

Recovery of Renal Function in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients. A. Pervez, F. Zaman, J. Work. American Society of Nephrology, Nov’99, Miami, FL

Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) Presenting as a Crescentic Glomerulonephritis (GN) with Acute Renal Failure. A. Kompelli, F. Zaman, W. Paulson. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting Apr’00, Philadelphia, PA

Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) Intoxication: A diagnostic Challenge. A. Barz, F. Zaman, K. Abreo. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting Apr’00, Philadelphia, PA

Over the Counter Calcium carbonate causing Milk Alkali Syndrome. R. Sipes, F. Zaman, K. Abreo. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting, Apr ’01

Cost Analysis of Placement and Maintenance of Various Tunneled Catheters. F. Zaman, G. Antonious, J. Work. American Federation of Medical Research; Southern Meeting March’01; New Orleans, LA

Occurrence of lymphocele and wound infection in kidney transplant recipients with and without a Jackson Pratt (JP) drain. N. Atray, F. Zaman, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. American Transplant Congress; Apr’02, Washington, DC

Treatment modalities and outcome of lymphocele after kidney transplant. N. Atray, F. Zaman, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. American Transplant Congress; Apr’02. American Transplant Congress; Apr’02, Washington, DC

Impact of Venous Transposition on autogenous fistula creation in middle aged and elderly hemodialyis (HD) patients. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, A. Aslam, S. Gill, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis VIII Meeting May’02, Mirage Resort, CA

Placement of portacatheters by nephrologist in an interventional nephrology-training program. A. Pervez, F. Zaman, A. Aslam, T. Sattar, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis VIII Meeting May’02, Mirage Resort, CA

Successful orthotopic liver transplantation after Trimethoprim-
Sulfamethoxazole associated fulminant liver failure. G. Ye, F. Zaman, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. American College of Physicians Regional Meeting’02

Fluoroscopy assisted placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters by nephrologists. F. Zaman, A. Pervez, N. Atray, A. Aslam, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Amgen Young Investigators Forum, New Orleans LA in Oct ’02

Pre-transplant bilateral laparoscopic nephrectomy in adult polycystic kidney disease. F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, K. Abreo and G.B. Zibari. Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Meeting in Las Vegas, NV in Sept’03

Pullback pressure measurements as a predictor of successful angioplasty in failing hemodialysis vascular access. F. Zaman, N. Atray, A. Pervez, A. Aslam, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Meeting San Diego Nov’03

Femoral Vein Cuffed Tunnel Catheters for Hemodialysis: A Single Center Experience. A. Pervez, S. Singh, S. A. Asghar, F. Zaman, K. Abreo. American Society of Nephrology Meeting San Diego, CA Nov ’03

Hand-Assisted Bilateral Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in End Stage Renal Disease Patients with Severe Refractory Hypertension. F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, K. Abreo and G.B Zibari. Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Meeting, New York, NY in
Sept’0

One-year outcome of renal transplant patients receiving induction therapy with thymoglobulin versus basiliximab. H. Kiser, M. Alassas, K. Abreo, GB. Zibari, F. Zaman. Southern Medical Journal; Vol 97(10) S21 Oct ‘04

Non-tunneled catheters for hemodialysis: Eight year experience at a single center. A. Pervez, J. Matthews, A. Asghar. F. Zaman, K. Abreo. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis IX Symposium, Orlando, FL in May’04

Impact of salvage procedures in maturation and maintenance of autogenous fistulas. A. Pervez, F. Zaman, A. Asghar, S. Murphy, K. Abreo. Annual Meeting of American Society of Diagnostic Interventional Nephrology; Scottsdale, AZ in Feb’05

Varicella Zoster Virus infection with necrotizing fasciitis in a renal transplant patient. A. Asghar, F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. South Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation Meeting; New Orleans LA Mar’05

Successful Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in an Adult with Fulminant Liver failure due to Heaptitis A. A. Fakhruddin, F. Zaman, A. Nawabi, W. Maley, K. Abreo, G. Zibari. South Eastern Organ Procurement Foundation Meeting; New Orleans LA Mar’05

Use of coils for accessory veins occlusion in non-maturing autogenous arteriovenous fistula (AVF). A. Fakhruddin, F. Zaman, A. Pervez, K. Abreo. Annual Meeting American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology; San Antonio, TX Apr’06

Research experience

Co-Investigator: The efficacy, safety, and feasibility of conversion from long-term neoral C0 to C2 monitoring in African American renal transplant patients. Novartis; 2002 (PI: K. Abreo MD)

Co-Investigator: Beta radiation for arterial-venous graft outflow (BRAVO); Novoste; 2002: (PI: K. Abreo MD)

Principal Investigator: Continuous Erythropoietin Receptor Activator Study; CERA, BA Protocol 17284; 2004: Hoffman-La Roche

Co-Investigator: Phase III Study of the safety and efficacy of Ferumoxytol as an iron replacement therapy in CKD. (Advanced Magnetics; 62745-6; 2004 (PI: N. Dossabhoy MD)

Co-Investigator: Phase III Study of the safety and efficacy of Ferumoxytol as an iron replacement therapy in hemodialysis patients. Advanced Magnetics # 62745-5; 2004 (PI: N. Dossabhoy MD)

Co-Investigator: Phase III multi-center, randomized study to evaluate the efficacy of Staph VAX vaccine in adults on hemodialysis. Nabi Pharmaceuticals #1371; 2004 (PI: A. Pervez MD)

Co-investigator: Phase II multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of AQUAVANE for conscious sedation in dialysis patients requiring vascular access procedures. Guillford Pharmaceuticals; 2004 (PI: A Pervez MD)

Co-investigator: Phase IV multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Cellcept in renal transplant recipients (OPTICEPT). Hoffman-La Roche; #ML 17225-A; 2005 (PI GB Zibari MD)

Co-investigator: m RNA profiling for the diagnosis of acute rejection and for the prediction of renal allograft function. Hoffman-La Roche; ML# 18691-A; 2005 (PI GB Zibari MD)

Co-investigator: study to evaluate incidence of Polyoma BK virus in patients in the OPTICEPT study. Hoffman-La Roche; ML# 18691-A; 2005 (PI GB Zibari MD)

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