Our Fellows

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

  • 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 this year’s fellows below.

First-year fellows

deepa_amberkerDeepa Amberker, MD
Medical School: Narayana Medical College, India
Residency: Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA



owais_bhattiOwais Bhatti, MD
Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan
Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK



KatariSreelatha Katari, MD
Medical School: Sri Venkateswara Medical College, India
Residency: Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA



pooja_koolwalPooja Koolwal, MD
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Residency: Washington University, St. Louis, MO



MacutayGerry Macutay, MD
Medical School: University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine, Philippines
Residency: Case Western Reserve University, St. Vincent Medical Center, Cleveland, OH


Second-year fellows

Nurelign Abebe, MD
Medical School: Gondar College of Medicine, Ethiopia
Residency: St Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO



EdreesFahad Edrees, MBBS
Medical School: King Abdulaziz University College of Medicine, Saudi Arabia
Residency: Saint Vincent’s Hospital Worcester, MA



KarthikKarthikeyan Venkatachalam, MBBS
Medical School: PSG Institute of Medical Science, India
Residency: Wayne State University, Rochester, MI



YounasUsman Younus, MBBS
Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Pakistan
Residency: State University, NY, Buffalo, NY



Zhang_1Yifei Frank Zhang MD
Medical School: University of Louisville, USA
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals Iowa City, IA



Transplant fellows

Daloul_2Reem Daloul, MD
Medical School: Damascus University School of Medicin
Residency:  William Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak MI



GuptaSagar Gupta, MD
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Residency: William Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, MI