Dr. Reena Gurung Joins WashU Nephrology Faculty

Dr. Reena Gurung

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Reena Gurung, MBBS, as she joins our faculty as Assistant Professor on September 1, 2021.  Dr. Gurung is a graduate of our Nephrology Fellowship Program. Dr Gurung earned her medical degree from the School of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu University in Nepal.  She completed an internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s […]

WashU Nephrology Welcomes 2021 Renal Transplant Fellows

The Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis is pleased to welcome our 2021 renal transplant fellows.   Karen Marie G. Flores, MD, comes to us from the nephrology fellowship program at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Columbus.  Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Trinity University of Asia – St. […]

Welcome 2021 Renal Fellows

WashU Nephrology welcomes our 2021-2023 fellows. We are proud to introduce: Jonathan Kopacz Jakubowski, MD, earned his medical degree from Pomorski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Szczecinie, Poland, and completed his residency at Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University in McHenry, IL. In his first year of residency, Jonathan was presented with a case of hyponatremia with no […]

WashU Nephrology Welcomes Carrie Koeller – Our New Inpatient Social Worker

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Carrie Koeller, MSW, LCSW, our new inpatient social worker, who joined the division on December 14, 2020. Carrie earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and a Master of Social Work from St. Louis University.  She is an experienced social worker and has […]

Christie Smith New Nurse Administrator at Chromalloy Dialysis Center

The Division of Nephrology is pleased to announce that Christie Smith, RN, is the new nurse administrator at Chromalloy American Kidney Dialysis Center.  Already a member of the WashU Nephrology team, Christie was the former clinical nurse coordinator for our Home Modalities program.  In addition, she has two years of experience with high acuity nursing […]

Please Welcome Kristy Bingaman as We Say Goodbye to Kim Knolhoff

WashU Nephrology welcomes Kristy Bingaman, our new Fellowship Program office coordinator.  Kristy will be taking over for Kim Knolhoff, who will retire in November after being with the division for 22 years. Kristy has over 15 years of experience managing residency and fellowship training programs for both WashU and Saint Louis University.  Her most recent […]

Dr. Wut Yi Hninn Joins WashU Nephrology Transplant Training Program

WashU Nephrology welcomes Wut Yi Hninn, MBBS, to our Transplant Training Program. Wut Yi earned her medical degree from the Institute of Medicine 1, Yangon, in Myanmar.  She completed her residency at Interfaith Medical Center, in Brooklyn, NY, and a fellowship in nephrology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. A driving […]

Dr. Massini Merzkani Joins WashU Transplant Nephrology

Dr. Massini Merzkani Transplant Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology welcomes assistant professor of medicine Massini Merzkani, MD, to the WashU Transplant Nephrology team.  His clinical interests include long-term renal allograft survival, recurrence of glomerulonephritis after transplantation, and complications related to kidney transplantation.  After earning his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras, Merzkani completed a residency in internal medicine […]

Munis Mattu Joins WashU Nephrology Transplant Training Program

WashU Nephrology welcomes Munis Azim Mattu, M.D. to our Transplant Training Program (@WUTransplant), one of the largest and most experienced kidney transplant centers in the United States. Munis’ primary interest in transplant nephrology stems from the intricacies in the management of the host, who “has received a precious gift of organ donation” to recoup the […]