Ghaleb Daouk

Ghaleb H. Daouk, MD, SM

Attending Pediatric Nephrologist; Director, Extramural Programs

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6129
  • Fax: 617-730-0569

Medical Services


  • Nephrology


  • Medicine
  • Nephrology


  • English


  • General Renal Program
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Experience and Education



American University Paris,

Paris, France

Undergraduate School, BS

Syracuse University, 1979

Syracuse, NY

Medical School

American University of Beirut, 1979-1984

Beirut, Lebanon

Graduate School, SM

MIT Sloan School - Management of Technology, 1990-1991

Boston, MA

Internship, Pediatrics

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1987-1988

Boston, MA

Residency, Pediatrics

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988-1990

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology

Massachusetts General Hospital, 1991-1994

Boston, MA



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  1. Warejko JK, Tan W, Daga A, Schapiro D, Lawson JA, Shril S, Lovric S, Ashraf S, Rao J, Hermle T, Jobst-Schwan T, Widmeier E, Majmundar AJ, Schneider R, Gee HY, Schmidt JM, Vivante A, van der Ven AT, Ityel H, Chen J, Sadowski CE, Kohl S, Pabst WL, Nakayama M, Somers MJG, Rodig NM, Daouk G, Baum M, Stein DR, Ferguson MA, Traum AZ, Soliman NA, Kari JA, El Desoky S, Fathy H, Zenker M, Bakkaloglu SA, Müller D, Noyan A, Ozaltin F, Cadnapaphornchai MA, Hashmi S, Hopcian J, Kopp JB, Benador N, Bockenhauer D, Bogdanovic R, Stajic N, Chernin G, Ettenger R, Fehrenbach H, Kemper M, Munarriz RL, Podracka L, Büscher R, Serdaroglu E, Tasic V, Mane S, Lifton RP, Braun DA, Hildebrandt F. Whole Exome Sequencing of Patients with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jan 06; 13(1):53-62.
  2. Daga A, Majmundar AJ, Braun DA, Gee HY, Lawson JA, Shril S, Jobst-Schwan T, Vivante A, Schapiro D, Tan W, Warejko JK, Widmeier E, Nelson CP, Fathy HM, Gucev Z, Soliman NA, Hashmi S, Halbritter J, Halty M, Kari JA, El-Desoky S, Ferguson MA, Somers MJG, Traum AZ, Stein DR, Daouk GH, Rodig NM, Katz A, Hanna C, Schwaderer AL, Sayer JA, Wassner AJ, Mane S, Lifton RP, Milosevic D, Tasic V, Baum MA, Hildebrandt F. Whole exome sequencing frequently detects a monogenic cause in early onset nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis. Kidney Int. 2018 Jan; 93(1):204-213.
  3. Tan W, Lovric S, Ashraf S, Rao J, Schapiro D, Airik M, Shril S, Gee HY, Baum M, Daouk G, Ferguson MA, Rodig N, Somers MJG, Stein DR, Vivante A, Warejko JK, Widmeier E, Hildebrandt F. Analysis of 24 genes reveals a monogenic cause in 11.1% of cases with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome at a single center. Pediatr Nephrol. 2018 Feb; 33(2):305-314.
  4. Vivante A, Hwang DY, Kohl S, Chen J, Shril S, Schulz J, van der Ven A, Daouk G, Soliman NA, Kumar AS, Senguttuvan P, Kehinde EO, Tasic V, Hildebrandt F. Exome Sequencing Discerns Syndromes in Patients from Consanguineous Families with Congenital Anomalies of the Kidneys and Urinary Tract. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jan; 28(1):69-75.
  5. Daouk GH, Ingelfinger JR. Recent advances in the pathogenesis of hypertension in children. J Med Liban. 2010 Jul-Sep; 58(3):137-41.
  6. Winterkorn EB, Daouk GH, Anupindi S, Thiele EA. Tuberous sclerosis complex and renal angiomyolipoma: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Nephrol. 2006 Aug; 21(8):1189-93.
  7. Somers MJ, Daouk GH, McCluskey RT. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 11-2004. A boy with rash, edema, and hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2004 Apr 08; 350(15):1550-9.
  8. Christensen AM, Daouk GH, Norling LL, Catlin EA, Ingelfinger JR. Postnatal transient renal insufficiency in the feto-fetal transfusion syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 1999 Feb; 13(2):117-20.
  9. Daouk GH, Palsson R, Arnaout MA. Inhibition of proteinase 3 by ANCA and its correlation with disease activity in Wegener's granulomatosis. Kidney Int. 1995 Jun; 47(6):1528-36.
  10. Benger JC, Teshima I, Walter MA, Brubacher MG, Daouk GH, Cox DW. Localization and genetic linkage of the human immunoglobulin heavy chain genes and the creatine kinase brain (CKB) gene: identification of a hot spot for recombination. Genomics. 1991 Apr; 9(4):614-22.
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  12. Kaddurah-Daouk R, Lillie JW, Daouk GH, Green MR, Kingston R, Schimmel P. Induction of a cellular enzyme for energy metabolism by transforming domains of adenovirus E1a. Mol Cell Biol. 1990 Apr; 10(4):1476-83.
  13. Daouk GH, Kaddurah-Daouk R, Putney S, Kingston R, Schimmel P. Isolation of a functional human gene for brain creatine kinase. J Biol Chem. 1988 Feb 15; 263(5):2442-6.
  14. Levy HR, Daouk GH, Katopes MA. Regulation of coenzyme utilization by the dual nucleotide-specific glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase from Leuconostoc mesenteroids. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1979 Dec; 198(2):406-13.
  15. Levy HR, Daouk GH. Simultaneous analysis of NAD- and NADP-linked activities of dual nucleotide-specific dehydrogenases. Application to Leuconostoc mesenteroides glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. J Biol Chem. 1979 Jun 10; 254(11):4843-7.
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