Dr. Anas Abou-Ismail was born in Oberhausen, Germany but is a Canadian citizen of Syrian descent. After spending his formative years in Bedford, Nova Scotia, in 2004 Dr. Abou-Ismail was accepted into the pre-med program at the newly formed Weill Cornell Medical College in Doha, Qatar. (Cornell University, an Ivy League school located in New York is the parent institute for Weill Cornell). After completing his pre-med studies in 2006, Dr. Abou-Ismail remained at Weill Cornell and in 2010 received his Medical Degree in Internal Medicine. He was Valedictorian of Weill Cornell’s third graduating class.
Following his six years in Qatar, in 2010 Dr. Abou-Ismail relocated to Nashville, Tennessee where he completed both his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In 2014 he then selected Nephrology as his specialty and was accepted as a Fellow in Vanderbilt’s Nephrology program. This was a high honor as Vanderbilt is consistently ranked as one of the top programs for Nephrology in the United States.
Following successful completion of his Fellowship in 2016, Dr. Abou-Ismail joined Renal Care Consultants, P.C. as a full-time physician. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Nephrology. He is credentialed with both Rogue Regional and Providence Medical Centers and is also a member of the Oregon Medical Association and the American Society of Nephrology.
In his spare time, Dr. Abou-Ismail enjoys reading, writing and poetry. He has a particular interest in ancient history and human rights issues. In 2013 he published a fictional novel entitled, “A Melody of Tears: Sorrows of Syria.” Several of his poems have also been published.
Dr. Abou-Ismail can be reached at: 541-618-4400.