Dr. Kwabena T. Awuah




Lynchburg Office



Dr. Awuah resides in Lynchburg with his family and has golf, tennis and soccer as his hobbies.

Training & Education


Yale Nephrology/Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT


Yale New Haven Medical Center, Saint Raphael Campus

Medical School

School of Medical Sciences, Knust, Ghana

Certifications, Awards & More

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology (Licensed in the state of Virginia)
Professional/Hospital Associations
  • Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • Bedford Memorial Hospital
  • Centra Farmville Hospital
  • UVA Dialysis
  • Gretna Medical Center
  • Fresenius Dialysis Center
  • Davita Dialysis Center
  • Patients initiating peritoneal dialysis started on two icodextrin exchanges daily. Kwabena T. Awuah, Nancy Gorban-Brennan, Hima Bindu Yalamanchili, Fredric O. Finkelstein; Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis, Vol. 29, 2013

  • Quality of life of chronic kidney disease patients in developing countries. Kwabena T. Awuah, Susan H. Finkelstein, Fredric O. Finkelstein; Kidney International. DOI:

  • Time to recovery after a hemodialysis session: impact of selected variables. Kwabena T. Awuah, Bayode A. Afolalu1, Usama T. Hussein, Radu R. Raducu, Amenuve M. Bekui and Fredric O. Finkelstein, Clin Kidney J (2013) doi: 10.1093/ckj/sft120, 9/29/2013

  • Intensive Home Hemodialysis Survival Comparable to Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation. Angie G. Nishio-Lucar, 1, 3 Subhasish Bose, 1, 2, 3 Genevieve Lyons, 1 Kwabena T. Awuah, 1, 2 Jennie Z. Ma,1 and Robert S. Lockridge, Jr.1,2

  • The experience of dialysis therapy among younger adults. Hima Bindu Yalamanchili 1, Peter Murray 2, Kwabena T Awuah 1, Paul Harden 3, Susan H Finkelstein 4, Fredric O Finkelstein 1. Adv Perit Dial. 2013;29:46-9.

  • Assessing and improving the health-related quality of life of patients with ESRD. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2012 Dec;8(12):718-24. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2012.238.