Dr. Qasim Ali Butt is a highly skilled and well rounded physician that serves the San Antonio area. He not only practices clinical nephrology, but is also a certified interventional nephrologist able to handle all issues related to dialysis access (fistulas, graft, catheters, etc.).
He is board certified by the ABIM in both internal medicine and nephrology. He is also a skilled interventional nephrologist and is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. He received his training at LSU Health Science Center (Shreveport, LA), completing a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in nephrology.
Dr. Butt goes above and beyond his clinical responsibilities, as a physician leader serving the community. He has had numerous leadership roles, including current Chief of Medicine of Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Treasurer of Board at the Texas Kidney Foundation. In 2019 has been nominated for the Grace Ann Durr Award by Methodist Healthcare System.
He enjoys mentoring young aspiring physicians, allowing them to shadow him and giving real life practical advice that will help them on their journey to a career in medicine. He also is a mentor for several years with Big Brothers Big Sisters, trying to improve the life of an adolescent from an underprivileged background.
Dr. Butt is also very passionate about not only raising awareness of kidney disease, but also the epidemic of poor health in our nation. He has worked with the Texas Kidney Foundation for many years, volunteering for health screenings, fundraising walks and engages in public speaking events to the general public about kidney disease. He also 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.
Dr. Butt is a nephrologist that takes his time addressing patient concerns. He enjoys discussing lifestyle modifications, fitness and diet. He thoroughly explains kidney disease and encourages patients to bring family members to the office, as well. He consistently receives high satisfaction ratings from his patients on numerous online surveys.
2019 Grace Ann Durr Award (nomination) – Methodist Healthcare System
2017 Healthgrades Honor Roll
2016 Vitals – Patient’s Choice
2016 Vitals – Compassionate Physician
2016 Vitals – On Time Physician
2015 – Leading Physicians of the World
Chief of Internal Medicine – Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Treasurer/ Board Member – Texas Kidney Foundation
Medical Director – Metropolitan Methodist Hospital Dialysis Unit
Medical Director – US Renal Care, Boerne Dialysis Unit
Medical Director – US Renal Care, Central SA Dialysis Unit
Vice Chief of Internal Medicine – Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
President of Medical Staff – Acuity Hospital