Nephrology fellowship - Fellows

Nephrology Fellows
2013-14 Fellows

Andrew Brookens, MD
Medical School: University of Colorado
Residency: University of Washington
Track: Advanced Clinical
brookens@uw.edu

Katrina Carli, MD
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Residency: Saint Mary Medical Center (Chief Resident)
Track: Advanced Clinical
kcarli@uw.edu

Iris De Castro, MD
Medical School: University of Santo Thomas, Phillippines
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Track: Advanced Clinical
icastro@uw.edu

Priyanka Govindan, MD
Medical School: Sri Ramachandra Medical College, India
Residency: University of Connecticut
Track: Advanced Clinical
govindan@uw.edu

Min Jung Kim, MD
Medical School: Hanyang University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Critical Care Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
mjk35@uw.edu

Bairbre McNicholas, MD, PhD
Medical School: University College Galway, Ireland
Residency: Galway University Hospitals, Ireland
Nephrology Fellowship: National Specialist Registrar, Galway, Ireland
Track: Basic Science
bmcnic@uw.edu

Cary Paine, MD
Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Advanced Clinical
chpaine@uw.edu

Matthew Rivara, MD
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Track: Clinical Research (Graduate Student: Masters of Science, Epidemiology)
Research Interests: Cost and comparative effectiveness of different dialysis modalities; Initiaion of dialysis and assessment of uremic symptoms; Biomarkers of oxidative stress and systemic inflammation in hemodialysis patients
Research Mentor: Raj Mehrotra, MD
mbr@uw.edu

Arjun Sharma, MD
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Residency: University of Connecticut
Track: Advanced Clinical
arjunsha@uw.edu

Bernadette Thomas, MD, MS
Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Project: Study of Regional Patterns of Healthcare Spending and Outcomes in the End Stage Renal Disease Populations
Mentor: Raj Mehrotra, MD (Nephrology)
bathomas@uw.edu

Jimmy Thomas, MD
Medical School: Topiwala National Medical Center, Mumbai, India
Residency: Oklahoma University Health Science Ceter, Oklahoma City, OK
Pathway: Advanced Clinical
Clinical Interests: Acute Renal Failure; Critical Care Nephrology
jthomas7@uw.edu

Susan Wong, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Healthcare intensity among patients with advanced kidney disease; Dialysis initiation practices and outcomes of patients who choose not to receive chronic dialysis for their ESRD.
Research Mentor: Ann O'Hare
spywong@uw.edu

Margaret Yu, MD, MS
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Gender and racial disparities in diabetic nephropathy; Depression and behavioral risk factors for chronic kidney disease (Young); Characteristics of early versus late start dialysis (O'Hare)
Research Mentors: Bessie Young, MD, MPH and Ann O'Hare, MD
mkyu@uw.edu

Transplant Fellow

Christopher Johnson, MD
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: University of Washington
Clinical Interests: Monoclonal gammopathies and renal disease in native and transplant kidneys. Kidney-pancreas transplantation.
ckj2101@uw.edu

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