6624 Fannin St Suite 1400 Houston, TX 77030 Phone: (713) 795-5511 Fax: (832) 553-6081
Dr. Fadem is a practicing Houston nephrologist. He began practice in 1978 after completing a renal fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, and did his internal medicine residency at The University of Texas and MD Anderson Hospital in Houston. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of medicine. Formerly from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Fadem is married and has three children.
He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, and a member of the American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, Renal Physicians Association, the American Association of Kidney Patients and The National Kidney Foundation.
He is active in quality management, credentialing and peer review for his dialysis centers. He is also active in several civic and religious organizations and is a past Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation of Southeast Texas. He was a founding member, and first president of the Gulf Coast Kidney Society.
On a national level, he is former Vice-President of the Board of Directors, and current Co-Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board and a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Kidney Patients. He is on three national RPA committees, the Government Affairs Committee, the Clinical Practice Committee and the Health Finance Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Renal Physicians Association. He remains active in the Forum of ESRD Networks, and was a member of the Clinical Performance Measures Committee. He serves on the Technical Expert Panel for Dialysis Facility Compare, and chaired a sub committee on the Fistula First Initiative Task Force. He has served on Technical Expert Panels for the National Quality Forum, the National Committee on Quality Assurance, CMS and the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Association.
Dr. Fadem's Clinical Specialties & Interests
Nephrology: General Nephrology
Clinical Interests: clinical nephrology
Dr. Fadem's Faculty Appointments & Work History
Chief Medical OfficerKidney Associates, PLLC Houston, TX
Medical DirectorDaVita Medical Center Houston, TX
Dr. Fadem's Education & Medical Training
University of Texas Health Science Center at San AntonioFellowship, Nephrology
University of Texas at HoustonResidency, Internal Medicine
University of Oklahoma College of MedicineMedical School
Dr. Fadem's Certifications & Licensure
OK State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
TX State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1976
American Board of Internal MedicineNephrology, 1978
Dr. Fadem's Awards, Honors, & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012