Nephrology Faculty

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Division Chief

Dr. Samir Parikh

Samir Parikh, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology
Division Chief, Division of Nephrology
Robert Tucker Hayes Distinguished Chair in Nephrology, in Honor of Dr. Floyd C. Rector, Jr.
Ruth W. and Milton P. Levy, Sr. Chair in Molecular Nephrology.


Division Faculty

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Dr. Lee Anderson

Lee Anderson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Michael Baum

Michel G. Baum, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Research Lab


Dr. Joseph Berger

Joseph Berger, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Thomas Carroll

Thomas J. Carroll, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Biology
Director of the Mechanisms of Disease and Translational Medicine graduate track
Co-Director, O'Brien Center Animal Models Core
The NCH Corporation Chair in Molecular Transport
Research Lab


Dr. Audrey Change

Audrey Chang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Michael Concepcion

Michael Concepcion, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
VA North Texas Health Care System


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Dr. Tamim Hamdi

Tamim Hamdi, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Susan Hedayati

S. Susan Hedayati, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Vice Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Clinical and Translational Research in Nephrology
Yin Quan-Yuen Distinguished Professorship in Nephrology


Dr. Sarah Huen

Sarah Huen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Research Lab


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Dr. Courtney Karner

Courtney (Moose) Karner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Sadaf Khan

Sadaf Khan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Pooja Koolwal

Pooja Koolwal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Ronak Lakhia

Ronak Lakhia, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Eleanor Lederer

Eleanor Lederer, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Assistant Chief of Medical Services for Research
Associate Director of NODES
VA North Texas Health Care System


Dr. Swati Lederer

Swati Lederer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Program Director of Nephrology Fellowship
VA North Texas Health Care System


Dr. Swee-Ling Levea

Swee-Ling Levea, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Hao Liu

Hao Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Christopher Lu

Christopher Lu, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Immunology Graduate Program
Research Lab


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Dr. Fahima Mahir

Fahima Mahir, M.D..
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Denise Marciano

Denise Marciano, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Cell Biology
Director, O’Brien Center Cell Biology and Imaging Core
Carolyn R. Bacon Professorship in Medical Science and Education
Research Lab


Dr. Tyler Miller

R. Tyler Miller, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Vice  Chair, Internal Medicine
Chief, Medicine, Dallas VAMC
John S. Fordtran, M.D. Professorship in Calcium Research


Dr. Orson Moe

Orson Moe, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Physiology
Director, Pak Center for Metabolism and Clinical Research
Director, O’Brien Kidney Research Center
Donald W. Seldin Professorship of Clinical Investigation
Charles Pak Distinguished Chair in Mineral Metabolism


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photo of Dr. Kabir Olaniran

Kabir Olaniran, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


photo of Dr. Charles Owens

Charles T. Owens, II, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Biff Palmer

Biff Palmer, M.D.
Professor of  Internal Medicine


Dr. Jiten Patel

Jiten Patel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Vishal Patel

Vishal Patel, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Polycystic Kidney Disease Comprehensive Clinic and Research Center


Dr. Jeffrey G. Penfield

Jeffrey G. Penfield, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Henry Quinones

Henry Quinones, M.D.
Professor
Medical Director of Acute Dialysis Unit at Parkland


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Dr. Nilum Rajora

Nilum Rajora, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Dallas East, DaVita
Medical Director, Acute Dialysis, Clements University Hospital


Dr. Bethany Roehm

Bethany Roehm, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Khashayar Sakhaee

Khashayar Sakhaee, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Charles and Jane Pak Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research


Dr. Kamalanathan Sambandam

Kamalanathan Sambandam, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Program Director, Nephrology Fellowship
Medical Director, Parkland Health and Hospital System Renal Clinic


Dr. Ramesh Saxena

Ramesh Saxena, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Medical Director UT Southwestern Davita Peritoneal Dialysis Center
Medical Director UT Southwestern Davita Irving Hemodialysis Center
Research Lab


Dr. Shani Shastri

Shani Shastri, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Takashi Suzuki

Takashi Suzuki, Ph.D.
Instructor of Internal Medicine


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Dr. Stephanie Torres Rodriguez

Stephanie Torres Rodriguez, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine


Dr. Robert D. Toto

Robert D. Toto, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Clinical Sciences
Associate Dean for Translational Science and Education
Medical Director, Kidney/Liver/Pancreas, Clements University Hospital
Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell Center for the Development of New Approaches for the Treatment of Hypertension
Mary M. Conroy Professor in Kidney Disease
Research Lab


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Dr. Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Section Chief of Nephrology, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care


Dr. Miguel Vazquez

Miguel Vazquez, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
Clinical Chief Nephrology Division
Parkland Chief of Nephrology
Research Lab


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Dr. David Wojciechowski

David Wojciechowski, D.O.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Medical Director of the Kidney Transplantation Program
Program Director, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship