Alumni

Leaders in the Nephrology Community

 
Graduates of the Duke Nephrology training program go on to be leaders in the field of Nephrology. A list of notable achievements, history and the latest news can be found on the division's Web site.

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Duke Nephrology graduates have gone on to become program directors, division chiefs, and chairs of medicine, as well as presidents of major nephrology societies. Take a look at the list of distinguished graduates from the Duke Nephrology fellowship training program. Below is a map of where our graduates have gone since 2001.

11 Graduates have led division's of nephrology around the country

Thomas E. Andreoli, MD '66 University of Alabama Birmingham
William Yarger, MD '68 Duke University
Vincent Dennis, MD '73 Cleveland Clinic
Peter Brazy, MD '78 University of Wisconsin
Paul Klotman, MD '82 Mount Sinai
Darryl Quarles, MD '85 University of Tennessee, Memphis
Robert Beach, MD '86 University of Texas Medical Branch
Thomas Coffman, MD '85 Duke University
John Arthur, MD, PhD '96 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Troy Plumb, MD '04 University of Nebraska
Susan Gurley, MD, PhD '05 Oregon Health & Science University

 
Duke Nephrology Alumni

Fellow Residency Type of Practice Current Location
2018 Graduates      
Niraj Kothari, MD Saint Louis University Academic Clinician Virginia Commonwealth
Melissa Makar, MD Louisville (chief resident) Academic Clinician Indiana University
Jessica Morris, MD Duke University Transplant Fellowship Duke University
2017 Graduates      
John Duronville, MD George Washington University Academic Clinician  Duke University
Rob Olivo, MD Vanderbilt University Private Practice Raleigh, NC
John Stanifer, MD Duke University Private Practice TBD
Harpreet Singh, MD Rush (chief resident) Glomerulonephritis Duke University
Carol Traynor, MD Ireland Transplant Duke University
2016 Graduates      
Shalini Bumb, MD Case Western Transplant University of Cincinnati
Blake Cameron, MD Duke University Academic Clinical (Informatics) Duke University
Stacy Johnson, MD, PhD Duke University Academic Clinician University of Tennessee Memphis
Supreet Sethi, MD University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (chief resident) Academic Clinician (Transplant) Cedars Sinai
2015 Graduates      
Shafic El Hindi, MD University of Miami Private Practice Louisville, KY
Rasheeda Hall, MD, MBA, MHS Duke University Academic Clinical Research Duke University
Gentzon Hall, MD, PhD Duke University Academic Basic Science Duke University
John Roberts, MD, MEd Duke University Academic Transplant Clinician (Education) Duke University
Samantha, Suthar, MD Weill Cornell Medical College Private Practice Atlanta, GA
Scott Westphal, MD Duke University Academic Clinician (Transplant) University of Nebraska
2014 Graduates      
William Lefler, MD Oregon Health Sciences (chief resident) Private Practice Colorado
Paul Phelan, MD St. Vincent's University, Ireland Academic Clinician Edinburgh, Scotland
Andrew Malone, MD Galway University, Ireland Academic Clinician (Transplant) Washington University, St. Louis
David Ortiz-Melo, MD Wayne State (chief resident) Academic Clinician Duke University
2013 Graduates      
Robier Aguillon Prada, MD University of Miami Critical Care Fellowship Cleveland Clinic
Taneisha Benjamin, MD Duke University Private Practice Atlanta, GA
Romita Mukerjee, MD Duke University Private Practice Orlando, FL
Mehul B. Patel, MD New York University Private Practice Charlotte, NC
Crystal Tyson, MD St. John, Detroit, MI Clinical Research Duke University
2012 Graduates      
Jean-Paul Kovalik, MD Duke University Academic Basic Science Duke-NUS, Singapore
Marcono Hines, MD Duke University Private Practice Columbia, SC
2011 Graduates      
Jae Chang, MD Albert Einstein, Bronx, NY Transplant New York-Presbyterian
Peter Lavin, MD Beaumont Hospital, Dublin Ireland Private Practice Dublin, Ireland
Jane Schell, MD Johns Hopkins Academic Clinician University of Pittsburgh
Matthew Sparks, MD University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (chief resident) Academic Basic Science Duke University, Associate Program Director
Justin Westervelt, MD Duke University Private Practice Hattiesburg, MS
2010 Graduates      
Jason Eckel, MD Duke University Private Practice Raleigh, NC
Sejan Patel, MD Case Western Reserve Private Practice Raleigh, NC
Rujuta Patel, MD Mt. Sinai, Elmhurst Private Practice Salisbury, NC
Eric Raasch, MD Wake Forest Private Practice Raleigh, NC
2009 Graduates      
Willie Hester, Jr, MD University of Cincinnati Private Practice Charlotte, NC
Dipen Parikh, MD University of Houston Interventional Nephrology Hurst, TX
Shams Zia, MD SUNY, Syracuse, NY Private Practice Wilson, NC
2008 Graduates      
Suzanne Bryskin, MD New York University Private Practice Jacksonville, FL
Matthew Ellis, MD Duke University Academic Clinician (Transplant) Duke University
Sandra Malakauskas, MD, PhD Duke University Private Practice Salem, VA
Nirvan Mukerji, MD University of Texas Southwestern, Private Practice Atlanta, GA
James Novak, MD University of Michigan Academic Clinician Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, Program Director
Thomas Smarz, MD Duke University Private Practice Charlotte, NC
2007 Graduate      
Patrick Pun, MD Duke University Academic Clinician Duke University
2006 Graduates      
Nikki Daskalakis, MD University of Texas Southwestern Pharma Pharma
Barbara Gillepsie, MD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Clinical Research Quintiles, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC
Jula K. Inrig, MD Duke University Clinical Research Quintiles
Wissam Kourany, MD Duke University (chief resident) Academic Clinician Durham VA Medical Center
Nadine Tanenbaum, MD Duke University Private Practice California
2005 Graduates      
Libbey Briley, MD Duke University Private Practice Raleigh, NC
Billy Fan, MD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Private Practice Raleigh, NC
Susan Gurley, MD, PhD Duke University Academic Basic Science Oregon Health & Science University
Division Chief
Portand, OR
Douglas Hecox, MD University of Colorado Private Practice Medford, OR
Ruediger Lehrich, MD Duke University Academic Clinician Duke University, Program Director
Heather McGuire, MD University of Utah Private Practice Billings, MT
2004 Graduates      
Susan Hedayati, MD Duke University Clinical Research University of Texas Southwestern, Program Director
Troy Plumb, MD University of Texas Southwestern Academic Clinician University of Nebraska, Chief
2003 Graduates      
Steven Crowley, MD Duke University (chief resident) Academic Basic Science Duke University
Kimberley Evans, MD Duke University Academic Clinician Duke University
Todd Griffith, MD Johns Hopkins University Private Practice Charlotte, NC
2002 Graduates      
Joseph Coladonato, MD University of Pittsburgh Private Practice Greensboro, NC
Paulo Rocha, MD Medical College of Pennsylvania Academic Clinician Brazil
Stephen Wilber, MD LSU Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA Private Practice Mobile, AL
2001 Graduates      
Richard Blair, MD St. Francis Medical Center Private Practice New Bern, NC
Aroti Hegde, MD Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC Private Practice Washington, DC
Preston Klassen, MD Duke University Clinical Research Sanifit, San Diego, CA
Donal Reddan, MD Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA Academic Clinician University College, Galway, Ire

 

2000 Graduates        
Nora Franceschini, MD University of North Carolina
Thu Le, MD University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Yuan Lu, MD Fayetteville, NC
1999 Graduate  
Michelle Winn, MD Duke University
1998 Graduate  
Russell Carstens, MD Philadelphia, PA
1997 Graduates  
Derrick Robinson, MD Wilmington, NC
Sebastian Sepulveda, MD Chelmsford, MA
Kraireck Athirakul, MD Thailand
1996 Graduates  
John Arthur, MD, PhD University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Michael Oliverio, MD Raleigh, NC
Phillip Timmons, MD Raleigh, NC
James Harle II, MD Danville, PA
1995 Graduates  
Olafur Indridason, MD National University Hospital of Iceland
1994 Graduates  
Peter Conlon, MD Dublin, Ireland
Osemwegie Emovon, MD Charleston, SC
1993 Graduates  
Eugene Kovalik, MD Duke University
1992 Graduates                                                               back to top
Pang-Yen Fan, MD University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Fellowship Program Director
Daniel Yohay, MD Downers Grove, IL

David Butterly, MD

Duke University
Associate Program Director, Medicine Residency
1991 Graduates  
Cynthia Dunham, MD Greensboro, NC
Stephen R. Smith, MD, MHS Duke University
Interim Chief, Division of Nephrology
Frank Albers, MD Fairfield, OH
Roslyn Mannon, MD

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Past President of the American Society of Transplantation

1990 Graduates  
Deidre Collins, MD Willow Grove, PA
Michael Lambert, MD Shawnee, KA
Robert Spurney, MD Duke University
1989 Graduates  
John P. Middleton, MD Duke University
Joseph Moss, MD Latrobe, PA
1988 Graduates  
James Onorato, MD Scott & White, College Station, TX
John Raymond, MD Medical College of Wisconsin
President and CEO
1987 Graduate  
Stevan Himmelstein, MD Memphis, TN
1986 Graduates  
Robert E. Beach, MD University of Texas Medical Branch
Division Director, Dean for Educational Affairs
Gregory, Buller, MD Bridgeport Hospital, Yale New Haven, Chair of Medicine
1985 Graduates                                                            back to top
Thomas M. Coffman, MD Duke University
Dean, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School, past ASN President
Mary Linda Hawes, MD Spring Hope, NC
Frederick Jones, MD Raleigh, NC
Darryl Quarles, MD Univeristy of Tennessee
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Maryella Sirman, MD Mobile, AL
1984 Graduates  
James Deterding, MD Greensboro, NC
1983 Graduates  
James Duncan Baker III, MD MacClenny, FL
Rose Shalom, MD Chapel Hill, NC
1982 Graduates  
Robert Ewing, MD West Monroe, LA
Michael Hise, MD University of Maryland 
Chief, Nephrology Section, Baltimore VA Medical Center
Paul Klotman, MD

Baylor Health System
CEO of Health System, past Chair, Medicine, Mt. Sinai

1981 Graduates  
Leland Garrett, MD Raleigh, NC
Joseph Keener, MD Raleigh, NC
Paul Taylor, MD Vancouver, BC
1980 Graduate  
Walter J. Newman, MD New Bern, NC
1979 Graduates  
Arnold J. Felsenfield, MD Los Angeles, CA
Michele Marlow, MD Birmingham, AL
John McKeown, MD Lexington, KY
Michele Thomas, MD Birmingham, AL
1978 Graduates  
Peter Brazy, MD University of Wisconsin
Division Chief of Nephrology, Vice Chair of Medicine
Jen-Tse Cheng, MD New York, NY
Steven Grossman, MD University of North Carolina
Gary Hansen, MD Tallahassee, FL
1977 Graduates  
Robert Boger, MD Memphis, TN
David Lewohl, MD Beverly, MA
Michael Nash, MD Savannah, GA
William Stead, MD Vanderbilt University
Associate Vice-Chancellor for Health Affairs
1976 Graduates  
George Glaubiger, MD Raleigh, NC
Robert Lamb, MD Charelston, SC
William McGuffin, MD Montgomery, AL
Henry Spencer, MD Houston, TX
Kent Webb, MD Fayetteville, NC
Robert Witty, MD Dayton, OH
1975 Graduates  
Clarence Applegate, MD Tallahassee, FL
Clifford Lober, MD Kissimmee, FL
William Nixon, MD Wilmington, NC
1974 Graduates  
Laurence E. Carroll, MD Lancaster, PA
Michael Coleman, MD Fort Smith, AR
Jonathan Dranov, MD State College, PA
Robert Harris, MD Pensacola, FL
Albert Maniscalco, MD Staton Island, NY
Richard Stone, MD Rancho Mirage, CA
1973 Graduates  
Vincent Dennis, MD Cleveland Clinic
Former Chair, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension
Leonard Feingold, MD Dartmouth, MA
Stephen Rostand, MD University of Alabama at Birmingham
Virginia Savin, MD Kansas City VA Medical Center
past Chief, Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin
1972 Graduates  
Francis Walsh, MD Greenwich, CT
Phillip Woodhall, MD Southern Pines, NC
1971 Graduates  
Harry Keslo, MD Galveston, TX
Walter Marshall, Jr., MD Gainesville, FL
Neil Schram, MD Harbor City, CA
1969 Graduates  
Alfred Ferguson, MD Greenville, NC
Louis Gregory, MD Jacksonville, FL
William Klein, MD Colorado Springs, CO
Ronald Krueger, MD Biloxi, MS
Kouji Nakajima, MD Tokyo, Japan
Guillermo A. Nottebohm, MD Houston, TX
Andrew Price, MD Asheville, NC
Peter Springberg, MD US Air Force
1968 Graduate  
William E. Yarger, MD

Duke University
Chief, Division of Nephrology Duke

Robert Gutman, MD Durham, NC
Edwin Rutsky, MD University of Alabama at Birmingham
1967 Graduates  
Bernard Bernstein, MD SUNY Brooklyn School of Medicine
Robert Durrett, MD Houston, TX
Glarence Grim, MD Milwaukee, WI
Lee Harris, MD Sarasota FL
1966 Graduates                            
Lucy Antoniou, MD Washington DC
Charles Hayes, MD Jacksonville, FL
Paul J. Phillippi, MD Cary, NC
Harvey Ruskins, MD Alubquerque, NM
Thomas E. Andreoli, MD University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
Chair of Medicine, Former ASN and ISN President

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