Dr. Iyad Abuward

Consultant Nephrologist



  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. University of Santiago de Compostable. Spain.
  • Specialist Board Certificate in Nephrology by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • University Expert Certificate in Fabry Disease. University of Alcala de Henares. Spain.
  • Master Degree in Interventional and Diagnostic Nephrology. University of Alcala de Henares. Spain


  • Prevention and Early Detection of kidney diseases
  • Hereditary kidney diseases
  • Kidney stones
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Hypertensive nephropathy
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease and end stage kidney disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney transplantation: preparation, and follow up
  • Onco-nephrology
  • Vascular access:

    • Temporary hemodialysis catheter both femoral and jugular
    • Permanent hemodialysis catheter both jugular and femoral
    • Permanent catheter removal
    • Fistula ultrasound


  • Member of Emirates Medical Association Nephrology (EMAN).
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Nephrology.
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Transplant.
  • Member of the Galician Society of Nephrology.
  • Member of the Interventional Nephrology Working Group of the Spanish Society of Nephrology.


  • Emergency Consultant in the Emergency Department. University Hospital Complex of Santiago de Compostela. Spain. From 06-2010 to 04-2014.
  • Specialist Nephrology in the University Hospital Complex of Santiago. May 2017.
  • Specialist Nephrology in Emirates European Hospital. UAE. 2019-2020.
  • Consultant Nephrology and Medical Director, AMSA renal care. 2020.

Other Merits

  • He is also a member of the committee that draws up a consensus document on the use of ultrasound in nephrology in Spain.
  • He has multiple scientific publications in international nephrology journals and is a peer reviewer and member of the Editorial Board of several International and regional Nephrology journals including Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation (SJKDT).
  • He has also been a collaborating professor in the area of Medicine at the University of Santiago de Compostela from 2010 to 2019.