Youssef Hokayem, MD
Dr. Hokayem attended medical school at the Lebanese University of Beirut and graduated in July 2008. He completed a year of internal medicine in Lebanon before he joined Union Memorial Hospital where he completed his residency in internal medicine and received the Best Resident Award in June 2012. He completed his Fellowship training in clinical nephrology at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland in June 2014. Dr. Hokayem was the Medical Director of Nephrology department and pioneer in applying techniques of Home hemodialysis at the bedside in nursing home settings prior to joining, as part-time, Washington Nephrology in August 2016. Since November 2017, he joined as a full-time nephrologist and is currently covering Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
He believes Nephrology is a “Chef-d’oeuvre” (Masterpiece) if medicine is the art of communicating between human well-being and the sciences. He is married and has three children. He enjoys reading, playing guitar, traveling and spending quality time with family.