Recent Graduates

Nephrology Graduates 2022
June 2022 graduation.

 

2022

Name Post-Fellowship Position
Jonathan Amatruda Faculty, University of California, San Francisco
Allen Chao Faculty, University of California, San Francisco
Debbie Chen Medical Director, Nephrology, Genentech
Dana Larsen Faculty, University of California, San Francisco
Sonny Nguyen Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

2021

Name Post-Fellowship Position
Omair Alam Kaiser Permanente, Antioch/Walnut Creek, CA 
Chi Chu Faculty, University of California, San Francisco
Alex Dinh Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
Kazem Fallahzadeh Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University
Sepehr Keyhani Renal Medical Associates, San Francisco, CA
Gabriel Loeb Faculty, University of California, San Francisco
Lauren Ng Kaiser Permanente, Antioch/Walnut Creek, CA

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
Patrick Ahrean  Stanford 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
Andy Choi University of California, San Francisco
Kerry Cho University of California, San Francisco
Chi Chu  University of California, San Francisco 
Cynthia Delgado University of California, San Francisco
Ruth Dubin University of California, San Francisco
Chidinma Enyinna  University of Vermont
Yoshio Hall University of Washington
Stephen Han  University of Texas, Southwestern
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
Diana Kwong University of California, San Francisco 
Brian Lee University of Texas, Austin
Kathleen Liu University of California, San Francisco
Lowell Lo University of California, San Francisco
Joseph Lockridge Oregon Health & Science University
Gabriel Loeb  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
Rohan Paul George Washington University  
Carmen Peralta 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
Adrian Whelan University of California, San Francisco 
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
Debbie Chen 2021-22
Jonathan Amatruda 2020-21
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
Allen Chao 2022
Omair Alam 2021
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

Recipients of the Anitha Toke Award

Awarded to a fellow for outstanding clinical acumen, excellence in care delivery, commitment to the patients of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and a demonstrated passion for teaching.

Name Year
Sonny Nguyen 2021-2022