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Hasan Arif

Hasan Arif, MD

Assistant Professor


Department: Medicine: Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Practices: Drexel Nephrology

Specialties: Nephrology

Education

  • MBBS - Dow Medical College (2005)

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Educator of the Year Award (2015-2016)
  • TOP Nephrologist and Internal Medicine Physician in Philadelphia, Leading Physicians of the World (2015-2016)
  • Honorable mention, abstract: "Dialysate Drug Screen, a Novel Approach in the Diagnosis of Drug-Induced Vasculitis" (2013)
  • Chief fellow (2012-2013)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award (2013)
  • Resident of the Month (July 2009 and March 2011)
  • Golden Stethoscope Award nominee (2009)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • American College of Physicians

Other Languages Spoken

Urdu

Dr. Hasan Arif is a nephrologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia. He is board certified in nephrology, hypertension and internal medicine.

Clinical Services

Acute kidney failure, End-stage kidney disease, Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Kidney disease, Kidney stones, Critical care

Fellowships

  • Nephrology - Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine (2013)

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine - Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine (2011)

Internships

  • Internal Medicine - Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine (2009)

Dr. Arif is an assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at Drexel University College of Medicine. He frequently lectures on the subject of acute kidney injury and critical care management to the critical care nursing staff, as well as presenting azotemia case discussions to second-year medical students.

He received Golden Apple and Stethoscope Award nominations in 2009.

Research

Dr. Arif is the principal investigator for a study exploring the validity of using effluent obtained during dialysis for drug screening. He is also involved in a number of other projects, including:

  • Co-investigator: “NEPhrotic syndrome sTUdy NEtwork (NEPTUNE)”
    Principal investigator: Ellie Kelepouris, MD
    Support: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  • Co-investigator: “Acthar Exposure and Outcomes Study in Adult Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome (clinical experience and outcomes registry)”
    Principal investigator: Ellie Kelepouris, MD
    Support: Questcor Pharmaceuticals
  • Co-investigator: “Study of Diabetic Nephropathy With Atrasentan (SONAR)”
    Principal investigator: Ziauddin Ahmed, MD
    Support: AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
  • Investigator: “Arduino Microcontroller based extracorporeal circuit simulator as a teaching tool and a membrane test bed”
    Collaboration with Drexel Biomedical Engineering
    Sandeep Aggarwal MD, Hasan Arif MD, Ken Barbee PhD
  • Sub-investigator: Implications of Cognitive Variation on Hemodialysis

Publications

“There Are Some Fractures In The Stents!”
Navneet Kaur, Sandeep Aggarwal, Hasan Arif, Ellie Kelepouris.
Drexel University College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Poster Presentation at NKF 2016 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2016;67(5):A61

"Glomerular Eosinophilic Infiltration Associated With Interstitial Nephritis and Diabetes:
A Case Series"
Louisette Soussan, Souganthi Soundararajan, Ellie Kelepouris, Hasan Arif, Sandeep Aggarwal. Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Poster Presentation at NKF 2016 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2016;67(5):A106

"The Mysterious Polish Supplement: A Case Report of Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning with Lily of the Valley Extract"
Payam Pourhassani, Christopher Richard Kern, Hasan Arif. Internal Medicine,
Drexel Univ College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
Poster Presentation at NKF 2016 and Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 27: 2016

"Canagli ozin (Invokana) Induced Ketoacidosis and Proximal Renal Tubular Acidosis in the Setting of Euglycemia following Sugery"
Robert Fleyshman, Christopher Richard Kern, Hasan Arif. Hahnemann Univ Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
Poster Presentation at NKF 2016 and Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 27: 2016

"Ultrapure dialysate associated with higher serum albumin levels in dialysis patients"
Sweta Carpenter, Rozina Ali, Akshatha Rao, Hasan Arif, Jean Lee, Ziauddin Ahmed, Sandeep Aggarwal, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Poster Presentation at NKF 2015 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2015; 65(4): A24

"Nephrology as a career choice - trends from urban teaching hospitals"
Rozina Ali, Sweta Carpenter, Maria Yballe, Hasan Arif, Sandeep Aggarwal,
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Poster Presentation at NKF 2015 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2015; 65(4): A18

"A Case Report of Valproic Acid Toxicity and the Role of Renal Replacement Therapy"
Amit A. Deshpande, Disha Narula, Hasan Arif. Drexel Univ.
Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 25: 2014: PUB 520

"Drug Induced Acute Interstitial Nephritis Coupled with Crescenteric Glomerulonephritis in a HIV Positive Patient"
Purna Bindu Nandigam, Muhammad R. Syed, Talal A. Khan, Kenneth Lau, Azka Arif, Muhammad Awais Arif, Arif Jan, Hasan Arif, Sandeep Aggarwal. Div of Nephrology, Drexel Univ, Philadelphia, PA
Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 25: 2014: PUB 515

"A Case of Primary Hyperaldosteronism with Unusual Serum Bicarbonate"
Disha Narula, Amit A. Deshpande, Monalisa Joseph, Hasan Arif. Div of Nephrology, Drexel Univ. Philadelphia, PA
Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 25: 2014: PUB 516

"Role of Renal Replacement Therapy in Fioricet® Overdose"
Disha Narula, Amit A. Deshpande, Shabnum Haleem, Hasan Arif. Drexel Univ
Poster Presented at ASN 2014 and Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 25: 2014: TH-PO777

"Vascular access for HD: What’s left when you’re running out of options?"
Purna Bindu Nandigam, Talal Khan, Hasan Arif                       
Poster Presentation at NKF 2014 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2014; 63(5): A81

"Toprimate induced proximal renal tubular acidosis (RTA): How late is late recovery?"
Dhaval Sureja, Hasan Arif                                                                     
Poster Presentation at NKF 2014 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2014; 63(5): A 

"A fatal and atypical case of PTU induced Crescenteric Glomerulonephritis"
Hakim Uqdah, Talal Khan, Hasan Arif, Sandeep Aggarwal.
Poster Presentation at NKF 2014 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2014; 63(5): A112

"A Curious case of Pseudo-Hyperkalemia"    
Talal Khan, Azka Arif, Sandeep Aggarwal, Hasan Arif
Poster Presentation at NKF 2014 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2014; 63(5): A67

"Renal Allograft Compartment Syndrome: A compressed Case report"
Muhammad Syed, Alden Doyle, Karthik Ranganna, Stephen Guy, Talal Khan, Hasan Arif, Greg Malat
Poster Presentation at NKF 2013 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2013; 61(4): A1-A100

"Dialysate Drug Screen. A novel approach in the diagnosis of drug induced vasculitis"
Hasan Arif, Parmish Kohli, Jesse Goldman,
Poster Presentation at NKF 2013 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2013; 61(4): A1-A100

"Refractory Resistant Hypertension"
Hasan Arif, Muhammad R. Syed, Jesse Goldman.
Poster Presentation at NKF 2013 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2013; 61(4):A1-A100

"Repository ACTH. A novel therapy in treatment of resistant nephrotic syndrome"
Hasan Arif, Monalisa Joseph, Ellie Kelepouris.
Poster Presentation at NKF 2013 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2013; 61(4):A1-A100

"Role of Dialysis in a patient with IntraCranial Hemorrhage due to Dabigatran"
Muhammad W.Khattak, Hasan Arif, Ami Patel
Poster Presented at ASN 2012 (SA-PO1086) and Abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 23:2012 819A

"Aquapheresis is associated with decline in renal function in CHF patients"
Walter Shakespeare, Hasan Arif, MD, Irfan Ahmed, Nauman Shahid, Ziauddin Ahmed
Poster Presented at NKF 2012 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2012;59(4):A1-A92

"Assessment of cost effectiveness of Aquapheresis in CHF patients"
Hasan Arif, MD, Walter Shakespeare, Irfan Ahmed, Nauman Shahid, Ziauddin Ahmed
Poster Presented in NKF 2012 and Abstract published in Am J Kidney Dis. 2012;59(4):A1-A92

"Fourniers Gangrene: A case report"
Hashmat F, Arif H
The Medical Spectrum; 27(3): 10-13, Mar 2006

"Trends in hospital based management of acute asthma from a teaching hospital in South Asia"
Hussain SF, Omer MD, Arif H, Sameeruddin SR, Zuberi ABS, Khan JA
International Journal of Clinical Practices; 59(8): 912-916, Aug 2005
 

Presentations

"Case report on the role of renal replacement therapy in valproic acid toxicity"
Amit Deshpande, Disha Narula, Hasan Arif
Drexel Research Day May 2014 Abstract and Poster Presentation Page 16 of Drexel Research Day Manual

"A curious case of psuedohyperkalemia"
Talal Khan, Azka Arif, Muhammad Syed, Sandeep Aggarwal, Hasan Arif
Drexel Research Day May 2014 Abstract and Poster Presentation Page 23 of Drexel Research Day Manual

"Topiramate induced proximal renal tubular acidosis (RTA): how late is late recovery?"
Dhaval Sureja, Hasan Arif
Drexel Research Day May 2014 Abstract and Poster Presentation Page 26 of Drexel Research Day Manual

"A fatal and atypical case of PTU induced ANCA positive crescentic glomerulonephritis"
Hakim Uqdah, Talal Khan, Francis Luk, Lauara Panarey, Ahmed Abdulrahman, Hasan Arif, Sandeep Aggarwal
Drexel Research Day May 2014 Abstract and Poster Presentation Page 56 of Drexel Research Day Manual

"Effect of Double & Triple Anti-RAAS Therapy on Serum Potassium, Creatinine and GFR in Chronic Kidney Disease and Proteinuric Patients"
Allan B. Schwartz M.D., Trina Banarjee M.D, Hasan Arif, MD
Resident Research Day, Internal Medicine, Awarded Second Place, May 2009
Poster presented and abstract published in J Am Soc Nephrol 19: 2008


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Nephrology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.2688
Fax: 215.762.1904

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Drexel Nephrology
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Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.6144
Fax: 215.762.8366