• Ahmed Alrifai, MD
  • Hopkinsville Kidney Care
  • 215 Burley Avenue
    Hopkinsville, KY 42240
  • (270) 889-0282
  • (270) 569-0035
Ahmed Alrifai, MD
Specialties
Nephrology
Education
MBBS Diploma, Jordan University of Science & Technology Nephrology
Residency
Internal Medicine Resident – St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital (SJMO) Pontiac, MI
Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
Fellowship
Nephrology - University of Tennessee Memphis, TN
Geriatric Medicine - Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH
Post Graduate Internship:

Princess Basma General Teaching Hospital and Clinics, Irbid, Jordan

Publications

Stein PD, Matta F, Janjua M, Yaekoub AY, Jaweesh F, Alrifai A. Outcome in Stable Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism Who Had Right Ventricular Enlargement and/or Elevated Levels of Troponin I. (Am J Cardiol 2010; 106:558-563). PMID: 20691316

Stein PD, Janjua M. Matta F, Pathak PK, Jaweesh F, Alrifai A, Chughtai H. Prognosis Based on Creatine Kinase Isoenzyme MB, Cardiac Troponin I and Right Ventricular Size In Stable Patients with Acute Pulmonary Embolism. (Am J Cardiol, 2011 Mr 1:107(5):774-7 Epub 2011 Jan 19.) PMID:21247522

Stein PD, Janjua M, Matta F, Jaweesh F, Alrifai A, Yackoub AY, Chughtai H. Cotant JF. Elevated Cardiac Biomarkers with Normal right Ventricular Size Indicate an Unlikely Diagnosis of Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Stable Patients (Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2011 Feb 8) PMID:21307004

Stein PD, Janjua M, Matta F, Alrifai A, Jaweesh F, Chuyghtai H, Prognostic Value of D-dimer in Stable Patients with Pulmonary Embolism. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost (Clin Appl Throm Hemost. 2011 Feb 1) PMID:21288930

Stein PD, Matta F, Alrifai A. Case Fatality Rate in Pulmonary Embolism According to Age and Stability. (Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2013 Nov-Dec; 19(6):668-72) PMID:23144176

Research Experience

Volunteer Research assistant Gastroenterology section at University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL

Co-Investigator – Phase 1 trial for medication used to treat anemia in chronic renal failure. Multi-center study. USA.