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Nephrology

Faculty - Nephrology

Wadi Suki, MD, FACP (Subspecialty Education Coordinator) is the Program Director of Houston Methodist Hospital's Nephrology Fellowship Program. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut School of Medicine, and completed his post-doctoral training in Internal Medicine, and Hypertension and Nephrology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Suki has served as a consultant to and member of the Board of Directors of a number of governmental agencies, voluntary health organizations and professional organizations. He has also served and continues to serve on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals. Dr. Suki has written more than 200 scientific publications addressing many aspects of renal physiology and disease, including hypertension and diabetes. His contributions have been recognized by such awards as the President's Medal of the American Society of Nephrology, 1991, The David M. Hume Award of the National Kidney Foundation, 1994, and President of the American Society of Nephrology, 1997-1998.

Stephen Brennan, MD is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago and his Nephrology fellowship at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Brennan has numerous articles on various aspects of kidney function and disease. Dr. Brennan is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology.

Joslyn Campbell, MD received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She completed her IM residency and Nephrology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Campbell is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

Juan Gonzalez, MD completed his internal medicine residency at Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City. He went on to a nephrology fellowship at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Lubbock and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He is board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Gonzalez is currently a Voluntary Clinical Instructor at Baylor College of Medicine and has published multiple articles on various aspects of kidney function and disease including articles on hypertension and calcium transport. Dr. Gonzalez was recently awarded the Voluntary Faculty Clinical Teaching Award for 2011-2012.

Anna Kagan, MD, PhD received both her MD and PhD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. Her internship and residency were completed at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA and her fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Kagan is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and certified as a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.

A. Jabbar Khan, MD is currently a Clinical Instructor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and Weill Cornell University. He completed his internal medicine residency at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago and his Nephrology Fellowship at BCM. Dr. Khan is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

George Nassar, MD completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship in 1995, at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. He is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in Weill Cornell University at Houston Methodist. He was appointed in 2012 as Key Faculty in the newly established Houston Methodist Renal Fellowship Program. Dr. Nassar is Nationally known for his expertise in Vascular Access Management and currently serves on the National Board of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN). He is active in clinical research and presides over a privately held clinical research corporation. He chaired the National Kidney Foundation Medical Executive Committee in Houston since 2010 and led several Educational and Screening activites in the Houston Community. Dr. Nassar has published several Manuscripts and Chapters in basic science, kidney disease and vascular access. Dr. Nassar is currently board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, and holds ASDIN certification for Interventional Nephrology.

Peter Nguyen, MD, FASN graduated from Texas Tech School of Medicine in Lubbock, Texas. He then completed his residency and nephrology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, where he was the Chief Fellow. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology and is a specialist in clinical hypertension. Dr. Nguyen is currently a Clinical Instructor for Weill Cornell Medical College and sits on/chairs many committees at Houston Methodist Hospital.

Juan Jorge Olivero, MD, FASN received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico. He completed his internship, residency and nephrology fellowship all at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. Dr. Olivero is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, ASDIN certified in Diagnostic Renal Ultrasonography and is certified as a specialist in clinical hypertension.

Juan Jose Olivero, MD, FACP, FASN obtained his medical degree from the University of San Carlos School of Medicine in Guatemala, Central America. He completed his residency and nephrology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Olivero is currently Clinical Professor of Medicine at Baylor and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at The University of Texas. He has received numerous honors and awards throughout his career including being listed among the "Best Doctors in America" twice and "Best Doctors in Houston". Dr. Olivero was also elected to Baylor College of Medicine's Hall of Fame for Excellence in Teaching.

Samir Sahai, MD received his medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. His internship in internal medicine was done at The University of Illinois at Chicago and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School in Texas. Dr. Sahai completed his fellowship in nephrology from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He is currently board certified in internal medicine.

Spencer Su, MD Spencer Su, MD received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He went on to internship and residency at the Baylor College of Medicine and completed his fellowship in nephrology at Baylor as well. Dr. Su is currently board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology. He is ASDIN certified in interventional nephrology.

Ruth Wintz, MD, FASN graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and completed her residency, chief residency and Nephrology fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles. She is an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and Adjunct Assistant Professor hmh- Weill-Cornell. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is distinguished as a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Wintz has been recognized in Houston Health and Fitness Sports Magazine for the Doctors' Choice Award in 2011 and as a "Top Doc" by H Texas Magazine in 2012 and 2013.