Jacques Abi Rached, MD, FASN

Interventional Nephrologist, Medical Director

Jacques Abi Rached, MD, FASN, is an interventional nephrologist with more than 10 years expertise in dialysis patient management. He specializes in arteriovenous fistula and graft examination for endovascular intervention, as well as catheter placement and management for hemodialysis patients. Dr. Abi Rached is the Medical Director of Azura Surgery Center Cherry Hill, located in New Jersey.

Dr. Abi Rached earned his medical degree from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences in Hadath, Lebanon, and completed his residency at Staten Island University Hospital, New York. He received numerous awards during his residency including Resident Teacher of the Year and Resident of Year for Internal Medicine. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in nephrology at Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University School of Medicine in Philadelphia.

In addition to his physician expertise, Dr. Abi Rached is a dedicated and supportive healthcare advocate who promotes patient awareness through education in the field of nephrology and dialysis access management. He has lectured extensively and remains committed to utilizing innovative, cutting edge medical technology to address dialysis access management procedures to provide patients with positive outcomes. He has received numerous grants and awards in the field of nephrology, including The Distinguished Achievement in Medical Research and Scholarly Activity Award from the National Kidney Foundation.

Dr. Abi Rached has worked as a clinician-instructor and been responsible for teaching, conducting and guiding residents and interns through invasive and lifesaving procedures like central venous line placement, arterial line placement, lumbar puncture, abdominal paracentesis, and thoracentesis. He is also highly skilled in dialysis catheter removal on native and transplant kidney patients.

Dr. Abi Rached is fluent in Lebanese, French and English and is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.  He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology

Education and Credentials

EducationLebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences
ResidencyStaten Island University Hospital, New York
FellowshipNephrology, Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University School of Medicine