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Yorg Al Azzi, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Yorg Al Azzi


Division of Nephrology
Westchester Medical Center
Macy Pavilion
Valhalla, NY 10595 

Personal Profile:

Dr. Yorg Al Azzi received his medical degree from Université Saint Joseph – Faculty of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon in 2009. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital in Staten Island, NY. This was followed by a 2-year clinical fellowship in nephrology Mount Sinai at Icahn School of Medicine, NY and one year transplant nephrology fellowship at Columbia University in New York.

Al Azzi also served as Instructor of Medicine at Columbia University during his one year of transplant Nephrology fellowship . He is currently Assistant Professor of Medicine/Nephrology and Transplant Nephrology at Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. His research interests include post-kidney transplant infections and peritoneal dialysis. He is currently working on clinical research projects studying the effects of non-calcium phosphate binders on diabetes control in a hemodialysis population. 

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Al Azzi is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Transplant Nephrology.

Selected Publications:

To Be or not To Be: a rare cause of AKI in a renal allograft.
Al Azzi Y, Daleo J, Dube G., Kidney Int. 2017 Feb;91(2):513. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2016.08.027. No abstract available. PMID: 28087012

Outcomes of dialysis catheters placed by the Y-TEC peritoneoscopic technique: a single-center surgical experience. Al Azzi Y, Zeldis E, Nadkarni GN, Schanzer H, Uribarri J., Clin Kidney J. 2016 Feb;9(1):158-61. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfv113. Epub 2015 Nov 14., PMID: 26798478