Khashayar Sakhaee, M.D., specializes in metabolic bone disease (osteoporosis, osteomalacia, Paget’s disease of the bone, metabolic bone disorders resulting from chronic kidney disease), magnesium disorders (hypomagnesemia, hypermagnesemia), phosphate disorders (hyperphosphatemia, hypophosphatemia), and calcium disorders (hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia).
Dr. Sakhaee earned his medical degree at Pahlavi University Medical School in Iran, where he also performed a residency in internal medicine. After performing a separate residency at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, he received advanced training in nephrology through a fellowship at UT Health Science Center at Dallas.
Dr. Sakhaee is Director of the Mineral Metabolism Clinic at Parkland Memorial Hospital and a member of the Ambulatory High-Performance Team for the Parkland Health & Hospital System. At UT Southwestern, he holds the Laura Kim Pak Professorship in Mineral Metabolism Research, and he is an active participant in the Clinical Operations Work Group Meeting, among other roles.
His research interests include uric acid stones, post-renal transplantation hypophosphatemia, and osteoporosis.
An editorial board member of the journal Urolithiasis, Dr. Sakhaee has published countless academic articles and delivered a number of international, national, and regional invited lectures.
He is a member of the National Kidney Foundation, the American Urological Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society, among many other professional organizations.
- Medical School
- Pahlavi University Medical School (1972)
- Pahlavi University Medical School (1976), Internal Medicine
- University Hospitals of Cleveland (1977), Internal Medicine
- UT Southwestern Medical Center (1979), Nephrology
- Bone Loss
- Post-Renal Transplantation
- Uric Acid Stones
- Low Urine pH: A Novel Feature of the Metabolic Syndrome
- NM Maalouf, MA Cameron, OW Moe, B Adams-Huet, and K Sakhaee Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2007 5 883-888
- Urine composition in Type 2 Diabetes: Predisposition to Uric Acid Nephrolithiasis
- Cameron MA, NM Maalouf, B Adams-Huet B, OW Moe, K Sakhaee J Am Soc Nephrol 2006 17 1422-1428
- Effect of dietary modification on urinary stone risk factors
- Pak CYC, CV Odvina, M Pearle, K Sakhaee, R Peterson, JR Poindexter and L Brinkley Kidney Int 2005 68 2264-2273
- Effects of potassium alkali and calcium supplementation on bone turnover in postmenopausal women
- Sakhaee K, NM Maalouf, SA Abrams and CYC Pak J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2005 90 3528-3533
- Pathophysiologic basis for normouricosuric uric acid nephrolithiasis
- Sakhaee K, Adams-Huet B, Moe OW, Pak CYC Kid. Int. 2002 62 971-979
- Metabolic syndrome and uric acid nephrolithiasis
- Sakhaee K, NM Maalouf Sem Nephrol 2008 28 174-180
- Nephrolithiasis as a systemic disorder
- Sakhaee K Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2008 17 304-309
- Osteoporosis following solid organ transplantation
- Vega D, K Sakhaee Future Rheumatol 2007 2 341-345
- The role of RANK/RANKL/OPG: Clinical implications
- Vega D, NM Maalouf, and K Sakhaee J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007 92 4514-4521
- Increased propensity for calcium phosphate kidney stones with topiramate use
- Vega D, NM Maalouf, and K Sakhaee Expert Opin Drug Saf 2007 6 547-557
Honors & Awards
- Best Doctors in America
Nephrology, Mineral Metabolism (2007)
- Best Doctors in America
Nephrology, Mineral Metabolism (2006)
- Medicine Housestaff Outstanding Teacher Award
- Endowed Professorship in Mineral Metabolism and Osteoporosis