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Department Kidney Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Hemodialysis
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Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Hypertention & Nephrology
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Residency - Saint Luke's Medical Center
Otolaryngology
Cleveland, OH USA
1991

Internship - Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Internal Medicine
Hines, IL USA
1987

Internship - Mayo Hospital
Internal Medicine
Lahore,
1984

Medical Education - King Edward Medical University
MBBS
Lahore, India
1983

Undergraduate - Kinnaird College
Pre-Medicine
Lahore,
1976

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Specialty Interests

CKD/ HD/ TRANSPLANT

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Nuzhat Ashai, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/8/2021, Dr. Ashai has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

33 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr. Ashai is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

Dr. Ashai and I discussed my medications and after making the recommended changes, I feel the change is providing a positive result.

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Dr Ashai listens and respects her patients.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

The doctor had a warm & caring attitude. Took a good bit of time to explain all that was going on according to my previous test results and said that she was sending me for additional tests to see where I am now. Very calming demeanor. It is always a bit nerve-wracking on a first visit with a new doctor; not knowing what their approach and attitude will be. This doctor set me at ease immediately! I have already recommended her to someone who had kidney issues in the past, in case she has a recurrence in the future.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr. Ashi has been caring my family for years. Now she's is caring my health . I would never think of changing doctors. She has a heart felt way of doctoring.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

I feel my doctor is one of the best !

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