Qasim Butt, MD

Nephrology

Nephrology

215 North San Saba, San Antonio, TX 78207, USA

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Dr. Qasim Butt is a well rounded physician leader. He practiced both clinical and interventional nephrology. And has a professional Facebook (@qasimbuttmd) and YouTube Channel (Your Kidneys Your Health) where he does fun, entertaining videos that breakdown health related topics in a simple way.

Education

  • MD: St. George’s University School of Medicine Grenada, West Indies

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Economics and Real Estate): Baylor University

  • Nephrology Fellowship including Interventional Training: Louisiana State University Health Science Center Shreveport, LA

  • Internal Medicine Residency: Louisiana State University Health Science Center Shreveport, LA

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology

  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Kidney Health

  • Kidney Disease

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Dialysis (home, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis)

  • Dialysis Access management (procedures on fistula, grafts and catheters)

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Qasim Butt, MD

6 months ago

Videos

Dialysis

As kidney disease worsens over the years, at about 15% of kidney function or less, you start to develop the symptoms of kidney disease, which include shortness of breath, leg swelling, weakness, fatigue, poor appetite,...

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Qasim Butt, MD

8 months ago

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Covid-19 Kidneys

So there is evidence out there that a certain number of COVID-19 patients do develop kidney injury. You see, the kidneys are a filter. They take blood from all over the body and clean it....

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Qasim Butt, MD

8 months ago

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Acute Kidney Injury

Now, there are two kinds of kidney failure. One is acute. The other is chronic. Now chronic’s the one I’m always talking about. It leads to kidney disease. It’s usually due to diabetes, high blood...

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Qasim Butt, MD

8 months ago

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3 Ways to Improve a Doctor’s Appointment

So, how to improve the doctor appointment experience and make the most of it? Know yourself. This is where it’s crucial that you’re actually open with your doctor and actually know your actual history. Medical...

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Qasim Butt, MD

10 months ago

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Blood Pressure Monitors – What type to get

When you go to the doctor’s office, a lot of y’all get nervous and that level of anxiety can result in something called white coat hypertension, meaning your blood pressure is actually normal, but when...

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Qasim Butt, MD

10 months ago

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Urine – What you need to know

“The urine is produced 24-7, drains down pipes called ureters, and is stored in the bladder. When the bladder gets full, that’s when you have the urge to urinate. Amount. The normal amount of urine...

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Qasim Butt, MD

10 months ago

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Tests for Kidney Function

“How to tell how well the kidneys are doing? These are the three easy labs to ask your doctor about. And guess what? You don’t need a nephrologist, a kidney doctor, to check these labs....

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Qasim Butt, MD

10 months ago

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What the Kidneys actually do

“The kidneys are vital because on a daily and continuous basis, they filter and clean your blood. Remember, as a person goes about their day to day, breathing, ingesting food, they’re constantly making toxins and...

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Qasim Butt, MD

10 months ago

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Qasim Butt – Video Business Card

What’s up San Antonio and the world! I’m Dr. Qasim Butt and I’m a kidney doctor, and I’m here to break down health in a simple way. Now I’m super proud and excited to be...

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Qasim Butt, MD

10 months ago

Videos

Blood Pressure – How to Check

If you are taking blood pressure medications, make sure you’ve taken them on that day. Make sure to avoid caffeine, smoking or exercise for at least 30 minutes before you check. Sit down on a...

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