Recent Graduates

recent graduates

2020

Name Post-Fellowship Position
Chidinma Enyinna Faculty, University of Vermont
Camilo Cortesi Critical Care Fellowship, Stanford University
Laalasa Varanasi Faculty, University of California San Francisco
Sri Lekha Tummalapalli Faculty, Weill Cornell Medical
Adrian Whelan Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
Diana Kwong Faculty, University of California San Francisco

2019

Name Post-Fellowship Position
Pardis Irannejad Kaiser Permanente, Antioch, CA
Jason Law Diablo Nephrology Medical Group, Walnut Creek, CA
Alan Moreno The Nephrology Group, Fresno, CA
Anoop Sheshadri Faculty, University of California San Francisco
Nikolaos Skartsis Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, University of California San Francisco

2018

Name Post-Fellowship Position
Patrick Ahearn Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, Stanford University
Christopher Carlos Faculty, University of California San Francisco
Anthony Muiru Faculty, University of California San Francisco
Thuy Nguyen Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA
Diana (Mina) Mahbod Dallas Renal Group, Dallas, TX
Benjamin Lee Houston Kidney Consultants, Houston, TX
Harini Sarathy Faculty, University of California San Francisco
John Sy Faculty, University of California Irvine

Graduates in Academic Medicine

Among those who have graduated from our training programs, many have gone on to pursue careers in academia.

A partial listing since 2000 (including current academic institution) includes: 
Name Institution

Adrian Abreo

Louisiana State University

Fadee Abualrub

St Louis University

Muna Al Nimri

University of California, Davis

Yasir Alfi

King Faisal Specialist Hospital

Mohamed Alseiari

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

Naomi Anker

University of California, San Francisco

Nisha Bansal

University of Washington

Vivek Bhalla

Stanford University

Brad Butcher

University of Pittsburgh

Christopher Carlos

University of California, San Francisco

Harini Chakkera

Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale

Sindhu Chandran

University of California, San Francisco

Yongen Chang

University of California, Irvine

Andy Choi

University of California, San Francisco

Kerry Cho

University of California, San Francisco

Cynthia Delgado

University of California, San Francisco

Ruth Dubin

University of California, San Francisco

Chidinma Enyinna 

University of Vermont

Vanessa Grubbs

University of California, San Francisco

Yoshio Hall

University of Washington

Nicholas Herrera

University of Kansas

Raymond Hsu

University of California, San Francisco

Adriana Hung

Vanderbilt University

Joachim Ix

University of California, San Diego

Vasantha Jotwani

University of California, San Francisco

Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh

University of California, Irvine

Elaine Ku

University of California, San Francisco

Brian Lee

University of California, San Francisco

Kathleen Liu

University of California, San Francisco

Joseph Lockridge

Oregon Health & Science University

Lowell Lo

University of California, San Francisco

Mitchell Lunn

Stanford University

Anna Malkina

University of California, San Francisco

Denise Marciano

University of Texas, Southwestern

Thin Thin Maw

University of Southern California

Maha Mohamed

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Anthony Muiru

University of California, San Francisco

Ann O'Hare

University of Washington

Alan Pao

Stanford University

Meyeon Park

University of California, San Francisco

Afshin Parsa

NIH-National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Rohan Paul

George Washington University

Carmen Peralta

University of California, San Francisco

Leticia Rolon

University of California, San Francisco

Harini Sarathy

University of California, San Francisco

Anoop Sheshadri

University of California, San Francisco

Stephanie Shieh

St. Louis University

Jun Shoji

University of California, San Francisco

Nikolaos Skartsis

University of California, San Francisco

Puneet Sood

University of Pittsburg

John Sy

University of California, Irvine

Faizan Syed

University of South Dakota

Manjula Kurella Tamura

Stanford University

Vasishta Tatapudi

New York University

Sri Lekha Tummalapalli

Weill Cornell Medical College

Delphine Tuot

University of California, San Francisco

Laalasa Varanasi

University of California, San Francisco

Rafael Villicana

Loma Linda University

Santhi Voora

University of Southern California

James Wetmore

Hennepin County Medical Center

David Wojciechowski

University of Texas, Southwestern

Recipients of the Andy Choi Award

Awarded to the fellow on the basis of academic promise and the embodiment of kindness and generosity which we all appreciated in Andy.

Name Year
Gabriel Loeb 2019-20
Adrian Whelan 2018-19
Benjamin Lee 2017-18
Anoop Sheshadri 2016-17
Leticia Rolon 2015-16
Vasantha Jotwani 2014-15
Anna Malkina 2013-14
Elaine Ku 2012-13
Meyeon Park 2011-12
Delphine Tuot 2010-11

Recipients of the Nephrology Clinical Fellow of the Year Award

Each year, the UCSF Department of Medicine residents choose a clinical fellow from each medicine subspecialty who demonstrates exceptional patient care, superior knowledge and skill, and outstanding teaching and professionalism.

Name Year
John Demko 2020
Gabriel Loeb 2019
Lekha Tummalapalli 2018
Thuy Nguyen 2017
Benjamin Lee 2016
Leticia Rolon 2015
Mitch Lunn 2014
Gene Chang 2013
Joseph Lockridge 2012
Brad Butcher 2011
Meyeon Park 2010