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About Dr. Kahwash

Basil Kahwash is a board-certified allergist/immunologist who grew up in central Ohio and is excited to be returning to serve his hometown. Dr. Kahwash received an undergraduate degree in molecular biology from Kenyon College and his medical degree from the University of Toledo, where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He then completed residency in internal medicine at Indiana University in Indianapolis, followed by fellowship in allergy/immunology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine/Nationwide Children’s Hospital. At the end of his medical training, he joined Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee as an assistant professor. During his tenure at Vanderbilt, Dr. Kahwash made significant contributions to teaching, clinical research, and quality improvement, in addition to practicing medicine.

Dr. Kahwash is an active member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), where he currently serves as chair of the sports, exercise, and fitness committee and on the council of the AAAAI Foundation. He also holds membership in the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS). In his spare time, he enjoys reading, photography, and being physically active, whether at a gym, on a pickleball court, or exploring a trail on another continent.

Education & Credentials

Kenyon College, Gambier, OH—Bachelor of Arts, August 2006─May 2010
Medical College
University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH—Doctor of Medicine August 2011─May 2015
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN—Residency, Internal Medicine June 2015─June 2018
The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
Allergy and Immunology Clinical Instructor House Staff Department of Otolaryngology July 2018─June 2020

Patient Testimonials

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