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Azra Bihorac, MD, FASN, FCCM

Dr. Bihorac AKI-BiomarkerAssociate Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine, and Surgery

Contact Information

University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100254
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0254

Office Phone:

(352) 273-9009


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Dr. Bihorac is one of our premier research faculty members, having mentored several aspiring collegiate scholars on pre-med track. Her research interests is currently acute kidney injury and post-operative analysis of major surgical patients. She also has been recently elected Chair of the Faculty Senate’s Research and Scholarship Policy Council at the University of Florida.



2011 Masters in Clinical Science University of Florida  Gainesville, FL
2006 Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine University of Florida  Gainesville, FL
2005 Residency in Internal Medicine University of Florida  Gainesville, FL
2003 Clinical Fellowship, Nephrology University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2001 Research Fellowship, Nephrology University of Florida  Gainesville, FL
1999 Fellowship, Nephrology Marmara University School of Medicine  Istanbul, Turkey
1998 Resident, Internal Medicine Marmara University School of Medicine Istanbul, Turkey
1992 Resident, Internal Medicine Brcko County Hospital, Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina  Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1990 MD University of Sarajevo School of Medicine  Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Research/Clinical Interests

Emergency medicine, internal medicine, advanced trauma life support, advanced cardiac life support.

Awards & Honors

2008 Exceptional Critical Care Medicine Attending Teaching Award
2003 Fellow grant, 20th Annual Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis, San Francisco
2000 Amgen Young Investigator Award, SSCI, New Orleans, LA

Selected Publications