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. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5757- Academic Office
502-588-4714 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Nephrology; Interventional Nephrology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Nephrology
  • 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

  • Abdeltawab H, Shehata M, Shalaby A, Khalifa F, Mahmoud A, El-Ghar MA, Dwyer AC, Ghazal M, Hajjdiab H, Keynton R, El-Baz A. A Novel CNN-Based CAD System for Early Assessment of Transplanted Kidney Dysfunction. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 11;9(1):5948. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42431-3. PubMed PMID: 30976081; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6459833.
  • Shehata M, Khalifa F, Soliman A, Ghazal M, Taher F, El-Ghar MA, Dwyer AC, Gimel'farb G, Keynton RS, El-Baz A. Computer-Aided Diagnostic System for Early Detection of Acute Renal Transplant Rejection Using Diffusion-Weighted MRI. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2019 Feb;66(2):539-552. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2018.2849987. Epub 2018 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 29993503.
  • Silverstein DM, Trerotola SO, Clark T, James G, Ng W, Dwyer A, Florescu MC, Shingarev R, Ash SR; Kidney Health Initiative HDF Workgroup. Clinical and Regulatory Considerations for Central Venous Catheters for Hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Dec 7;13(12):1924-1932. doi: 10.2215/CJN.14251217. Epub 2018 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 30309840; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6302318.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.