Amy C. Dwyer, M.D., M.S., FASN, FASDIN

Amy C. Dwyer, M.D., M.S., FASN, FASDIN

Amy C Dwyer, M.D.

Amy C. Dwyer, M.D., M.S., FASN, FASDIN

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Medical Director, University of Louisville Interventional Nephrology Center
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 670
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5757 - Academic Office
502-588-4710 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Nephrology; Interventional Nephrology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
  • American Board of Nephrology
  • American Society of Diagnostic & Interventional Nephrology -
    Renal Ultrasound / Renal & Bladder Ultrasound / Endovascular Procedures

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Wayne State University
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina; Emory University
  • M.S.: University of Louisville


Featured Publications

  • Shehata M, Khalifa F, Soliman A, Abou El-Ghar M, Dwyer A, Gimel’farb G, Keynton R, and El-Baz A. (2016) A Promising Non-invasive CAD System for Kidney Function Assessment. In: Ourselin S., Joskowicz L., Sabuncu M., Unal G., Wells W. (eds) Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI 2016. MICCAI 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9902. Springer, Cham.
  • Shehata M, Khalifa F, Hollis E, Soliman A, Hosseini-Asl E, El-Ghar MA, El-Baz M, Dwyer AC, El-Baz A, Keynton R. A new non-invasive approach for early classification of renal rejection types using diffusion-weighted MRI. InImage Processing (ICIP), 2016 IEEE International Conference on 2016 Sep 25 (pp. 136-140). IEEE.
  • Vesely T, DaVanzo W, Behrend T, Dwyer A, Aruny J. Balloon angioplasty versus Viabahn stent graft for treatment of failing or thrombosed prosthetic hemodialysis grafts. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Nov;64(5):1400-1410.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.04.035. Epub 2016 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 27353358.
  • Shehata M, Khalifa F, Soliman A, Takieldeen A, El-Ghar MA, Shaffie A, Dwyer AC, Ouseph R, El-Baz A, Keynton R. 3D diffusion MRI-based CAD system for early diagnosis of acute renal rejection. InBiomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2016 IEEE 13th International Symposium on 2016 Apr 13 (pp. 1177-1180). IEEE.
  • Khalifa F, Soliman A, El-Baz A, Abou El-Ghar M, El-Diasty T, Gimel'farb G, Ouseph R, Dwyer AC. Models and methods for analyzing DCE-MRI: a review. Med Phys. 2014 Dec;41(12):124301. doi: 10.1118/1.4898202. Review. PubMed PMID: 25471985.
  • Sethi I, Brier M, Dwyer A. Predicting post renal biopsy complications. Semin Dial. 2013 Sep-Oct;26(5):633-5. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12076. Epub 2013 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 23488797.
  • Shanaah A, Brier M, Dwyer A. Fibrin sheath and its relation to subsequent events after tunneled dialysis catheter exchange. Semin Dial. 2013 Nov-Dec;26(6):733-7. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12074. Epub 2013 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 23441925.
  • Wayne EJ, Brier ME, Dwyer AC. Association of maturation period blood pressure with dialysis access patency. Semin Dial. 2013 Jan-Feb;26(1):90-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2012.01061.x. Epub 2012 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 22452617.
  • Williams AW, Dwyer AC, Eddy AA, Fink JC, Jaber BL, Linas SL, Michael B, O'Hare AM, Schaefer HM, Shaffer RN, Trachtman H, Weiner DE, Falk AR; American Society of Nephrology Quality, and Patient Safety Task Force.. Critical and honest conversations: the evidence behind the "Choosing Wisely" campaign recommendations by the American Society of Nephrology. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Oct;7(10):1664-72. doi: 10.2215/CJN.04970512. Epub 2012 Sep 13. PubMed PMID: 22977214.
  • Roy-Chaudhury P, Yevzlin A, Bonventre JV, Agarwal A, Almehmi A, Besarab A, Dwyer A, Hentschel DM, Kraus M, Maya I, Pflederer T, Schon D, Wu S, Work J. Academic interventional nephrology: a model for training, research, and patient care. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Mar;7(3):521-4. doi: 10.2215/CJN.08360811. Epub 2012 Feb 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 22344507.
  • Dwyer A, Shelton P, Brier M, Aronoff G. A vascular access coordinator improves the prevalent fistula rate. Semin Dial. 2012 Mar-Apr;25(2):239-43. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2011.00961.x. Epub 2011 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 21895771.
  • Vachharajani TJ, Moossavi S, Salman L, Wu S, Dwyer AC, Ross J, Dukkipati R, Maya ID, Yevzlin AS, Agarwal A, Abreo KD, Work J, Asif A. Dialysis vascular access management by interventional nephrology programs at University Medical Centers in the United States. Semin Dial. 2011 Sep-Oct;24(5):564-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2011.00985.x. PubMed PMID: 21999740.
  • Dwyer A. Surface-treated catheters--a review. Semin Dial. 2008 Nov-Dec;21(6):542-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2008.00499.x. Epub 2008 Sep 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 19000120.
  • Johnson S, Dwyer A. Patient perceived barriers to treatment of depression and anxiety in hemodialysis patients. Clin Nephrol. 2008 Mar;69(3):201-6. PubMed PMID: 18397719.
  • Payne SL, Qi XM, Shao H, Dwyer A, Fuller FJ. Disease induction by virus derived from molecular clones of equine infectious anemia virus. J Virol. 1998 Jan;72(1):483-7. PubMed PMID: 9420249; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC109398.