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

  • Shehata M, Shalaby A, Switala AE, El-Baz M, Ghazal M, Fraiwan L, Khalil A, Abou El-Ghar M, Badawy M, Bakr AM, Dwyer A, Elmaghraby A, Giridharan G, Keynton R, El-Baz A. A Multimodal Computer-Aided Diagnostic System for Precise Identification of Renal Allograft Rejection: Preliminary Results. Med Phys. 2020 Mar 4. doi: 10.1002/mp.14109. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32130734.
  • 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.