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Meet The Faculty

Mayo Clinic's Division of Nephrology and Hypertension in Arizona is an integrated practice that provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with renal disease and hypertension.

The division includes nephrologists and hypertension specialists, nurse practitioners, nurses, medical assistants, a renal studies nurse, dialysis nurses, dialysis technicians, renal dietitians, and a social worker. Each year, this team provides care for thousands of patients with a variety of kidney diseases.

Faculty

In addition to caring for patients in clinical practice, Mayo Clinic's faculty is committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. You work closely with the nephrology faculty throughout your training in the Nephrology Fellowship.

Harini Chakkera, M.D.

Harini Chakkera, M.D.

Interests

  • Renal transplantation outcomes
  • Evaluating modifiable predictors to improve kidney transplant survival
  • Outcomes after renal transplantation: evaluating predictors that can improve the long-term survival of the transplanted kidney and studying treatment modalities adopted to maximize the survival of the renal allograft after acute rejection

 

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Evamaria Anvari, M.D.

Evamaria Anvari, M.D.

Interests:

  • Glomerular diseases
  • Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
  • Dialysis vascular access
  • TPN in renal patients
  • Multitarget and maintenance in glomerular disease
Musab Hommos, M.B.B.S.

Musab Hommos, M.B.B.S.

Interests

  • Hypertension
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Aging kidney
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical education
  • Assessment in medical education
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Mira Keddis, M.D.

Mira Keddis, M.D.

Interests

  • Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease
  • Pre-transplant cardiovascular risk assessment and management
  • Chronic kidney disease and Clostridium difficile infection
  • Role of Cystatin C as a marker of cardiovascular morbidity
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Swami Swaminathan, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Swami Swaminathan, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Interests:

  • Iron metabolism and innate immune mechanisms in acute and chronic kidney injury
  • Transplant nephrology
  • Acute and chronic kidney injury

Advisers and mentors

The program director reviews your progress and career goals and meets with you periodically to ensure that your educational needs are being met.

Visiting professors

Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures, participate in hospital rounds, and have informal discussions with trainees. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these educational opportunities.