During their training, fellows are exposed to all the therapies and will acquire competency in the prescription and management of:

  • Home modalities (we have one of the largest peritoneal and home hemodialysis programs in the country)
  • Intermittent hemodialysis (IHD)
  • Peritoneal dialysis (PD)
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)
  • Sustained low efficiency dialysis/prolonged intermittent renal replacement therapy (SLED/PIRRT)
  • Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE)

Learn more about our 2019-2021 fellows below:

First-year fellows

Gonzalo Matzumura, MD
Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado, Lima, Peru
Residency: McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX.


Maggie Meier, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica
Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO



Mustafa Muhammad, MD
Medical School: Shifa College of Medicine, Pakistan
Residency: Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Towson, Maryland



Blessing Osondu, MD
Medical School: Lugansk State Medical University, Ukraine
Residency: Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey



Sana Javeed Shaikh, MD
Medical School: B.J. Medical College, Pune, India
Residency: SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Louis


Second-year fellows

Aniesh Bobba, MD
Medical School: Maharajah’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Vizianagaram, India
Residency: John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL



Andy Chuu, MD
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Residency: Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ



Christina Mariyam Joy, MD
Medical School: Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, India
Residency: St. Joseph’s University Medical Center/New York Medical College, Paterson, NJ



Irene Nunuk, MD
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Flint Campus, Flint, MI
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI


Madhuri Ramakrishnan, MD
Medical School: Osmania Medical College, India
Residency: University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO



Transplant fellows

Sam Krishnamoorthy, MBBS
Medical School: Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
Residency: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY                           Nephrology Fellowship:  Washington University, Saint Louis, MO


Rima Patel, DO
Medical School:  Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Downers Grove, IL
Residency:  Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Milwaukee, WI                                                                                                  Nephrology Fellowship:  Washington University, Saint Louis, MO