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​​​ "I love nephrology because it makes you think and solve problems." 

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​Dr. Wadad Ailabouni was always drawn to the intellectual aspect of practicing medicine, and that's why she chose nephrology.

"The kidney is a smart organ that organizes different things in the body, like blood pressure and electrolytes. Without the kidney most things don't function," she said. "So there's never a dull moment in nephrology."

Dr. Ailabouni treats conditions like chronic kidney disease, high blood pressure and end-stage kidney disease. In addition to loving her chosen field of nephrology, she is passionate about patients.

"Patients are why I became a doctor. I want them to feel they are safe when they come to me and they can trust my advice," she said. "I really care about them, and I take a holistic approach to their care."

Dr. Ailabouni earned her medical degree from University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. She also completed a fellowship in nephrology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

In her free time, Dr. Ailabouni enjoys traveling, reading and theatre.

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  • Medical School
    University of Jordan - Faculty of Medicine Amman, , Jordan, M.D. 1988

    University of Jordan Amman, , Jordan, Internal Medicine 1989

    University of Jordan Amman, , Jordan Internal Medicine 1992

    Gundersen Medical Foundation - Gundersen Health System La Crosse, WI, United States Internal Medicine 1994

    Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX, United States, Nephrology 1996

  • Professional Societies
    American College of Physicians National Kidney Foundation

    Board Certifications
    Nephrology: 1996, recertified 2016

    State Licenses
    Louisiana Texas Wisconsin

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