Division Chief

Michael J. Ross, M.D.

Michael J. Ross, M.D.

718.430.8768

Areas of Research: HIV-related kidney diseases Apolipoprotein L1 nephropathies Renal epithelial injury Podocyte injury Innate immunity Antiretroviral toxicity

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All Faculty

Matthew K. Abramowitz, M.D., M.S.

Matthew K. Abramowitz, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.430.8566

Areas of Research: Physical function impairment in chronic kidney disease, skeletal muscle fibrosis, gait abnormalities, metabolic acidosis, accelerated aging

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Enver Akalin, M.D.

Enver Akalin, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Professor, Department of Surgery

877.287.3536

Areas of Research: Dr. Akalin’s main research interest is investigating mechanisms of allograft injury using microarray technology, identifying biomarkers for immune monitoring of kidney transplant recipients and kidney transplantation in highly sensitized patients. He has

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Yorg Al Azzi, M.D.

Yorg Al Azzi, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

877.287.3536

Areas of Research: Transplant Nephrology

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Wei Chen, M.D., M.S.

Wei Chen, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.430.3825

Areas of Research: Vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease; calciprotein particles; disorders of mineral metabolism (calcium, phosphate, magnesium) in chronic kidney disease; chronic metabolic acidosis in chronic kidney disease

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Molly C. Fisher, D.O.

Molly C. Fisher, D.O.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.920.5442

Areas of Research: HIV-related kidney disease, acute kidney injury, hypertension

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Ladan Golestaneh, M.D., M.S.

Ladan Golestaneh, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.920.5442

Areas of Research: Acute kidney injury and the provision of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Recent focus on outcomes of patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Kidney Disease, including social determinants of those outcomes.

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Tanya S. Johns, M.D.

Tanya S. Johns, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.430.8913

Areas of Research: Chronic Kidney Disease, Health Equity, Diet, Inflammation, Healthcare Delivery

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Michal L. Melamed, M.D.

Michal L. Melamed, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health (Epidemiology)

718.430.2304

Areas of Research: Risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD); racial disparities in kidney disease; clinical trials of bicarbonate therapy, vitamin D, group care; vitamin D deficiency and outcomes

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Michele H. Mokrzycki, M.D., M.S.

Michele H. Mokrzycki, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

866.633.8255

Areas of Research: Hemodialysis vascular access complications

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Amanda C. Raff, M.D.

Amanda C. Raff, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.430.2621

Areas of Research: Medical Education

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Stuart O. Rosenberg, M.D.

Stuart O. Rosenberg, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

718.430.3158

Areas of Research: Chronic kidney disease in the elderly

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Victor L. Schuster, M.D.

Victor L. Schuster, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology)

Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics

Senior Vice-Dean

Ted and Florence Baumritter Chair in Medicine

718.430.2910

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