Nashila Abdulrahim, D.O.

Nashila Abdulrahim, D.O.

  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology


Nashila AbdulRahim, D.O., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in the evaluation of potential kidney transplant recipients and the care of kidney transplant patients.

Dr. AbdulRahim earned her medical degree at the UNT Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed both her residency in internal medicine and a general nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She came to UT Southwestern in 2017 as the inaugural Fellow in transplant nephrology.

Her research interests include simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation, cardiovascular mortality in kidney transplant recipients, and outcomes in hepatitis C kidney donations. She has contributed to the book Kidney Transplant Management: A Guide to Evaluation and Comorbidities and to research domains pertaining to induction therapy in dual organ recipients, intradialytic hypertension, and the critical appraisal of practice guidelines.

Dr. AbdulRahim is a member of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Nephrology.

Personal Note

Dr. AbdulRahim’s interests outside of medicine include hiking, traveling, volunteering, and spending time with her family.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017-2018), Transplant Nephrology
  • Fellowship - UT Health Science Center at Houston (2011-2013), Nephrology
  • Residency - UT Medical Branch at Houston (2008-2011), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - UNT Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (2004-2008)