Ahmed Dakka, MD


Practices In: Joliet, New Lenox
Patients Seen: Adults

What sets my style of prac­tice apart is my belief in the pow­er of col­lab­o­ra­tion. I see the doc­tor-patient rela­tion­ship as a part­ner­ship, where patient insights and con­cerns are val­ued. I take the time to lis­ten atten­tive­ly to the med­ical his­to­ry, lifestyle, and indi­vid­ual needs. This allows me to tai­lor the treat­ment plan specif­i­cal­ly to patients, ensur­ing it aligns with their goals and pref­er­ences. I’m com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing the high­est stan­dard of care and ded­i­cat­ed to offer­ing the lat­est evi­dence-based treat­ments and ther­a­pies. My patients’ well-being is my priority.

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Clinical Interests

Chron­ic Kid­ney Dis­ease (CKD) Man­age­ment, Dial­y­sis: Hemodial­y­sis and peri­toneal dial­y­sis, Hyper­ten­sion: Man­age­ment of hyper­ten­sion and its impact on kid­ney health, Glomeru­lar Dis­eases: Diag­no­sis and treat­ment of con­di­tions affect­ing the kid­ney’s glomeruli, such as glomerulonephritis.

Personal Interests

Spend­ing qual­i­ty time with my chil­dren is the moment when I feel the strongest, both men­tal­ly and emo­tion­al­ly. Their bound­less curios­i­ty, ener­gy, and zest for life are incred­i­bly reju­ve­nat­ing. This time away from the demands of the med­ical field allows me to recharge men­tal­ly and emo­tion­al­ly. It reminds me of the impor­tance of work-life bal­ance and self-care, which in turn makes me a bet­ter doc­tor. By nur­tur­ing my own well-being and main­tain­ing a bal­anced per­spec­tive, I can pro­vide more empa­thet­ic and effec­tive care to my patients, as I under­stand the sig­nif­i­cance of holis­tic health and its impact on over­all wellness.

American Society of Nephrology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduation Date: 2018 Degree: MD
Henry Ford Hospital Resident in Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Nephrology


Hemodialysis, Home Hemodialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis


Acute Kidney Injury, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Diabetic Nephropathy, End Stage Renal Disease & Dialysis, Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, ICU Nephrology, IgA Nephropathy, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Post-renal Transplant