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Department of Medicine

  Division of Renal-Electrolyte

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Current Fellows


Fellowship Program

CURRENT FELLOWS

Second Year

   

Hossam Abdalla, MD

Renal-Electrolyte Fellow
A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15261

Ph: 412-647-8394

 

Education/Training:

2003-2009 Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
2010-2011- Medical Intern, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt
2011-2013 – Urology Resident, Ain Shams University Hospitals, Egypt
2013-2016- Internal Medicine Residency, Ichan School of Medicine/Queens Hospital Center
2016-present – Renal-Electrolyte Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Bio:

Dr. Abdalla completed his medical education at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt in 2009. Upon completion of his schooling, he stayed at the University as a Medical Intern, followed by a two year Urology Residency. Hossam relocated to the United States to New York to complete an Internal Medicine Residency at Ichan School of Medicine/Queens Hospital Center. During residency, he pursued his research interest and published 2 cases reports. In 2016, Hossam accepted a position as a Renal-Electrolyte fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and is expected to complete his fellowship in 2018. Outside of work he enjoys jogging, and reading.

                   

   

Sara Husain, MD

Renal-Electrolyte Fellow
A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

Ph. 412-647-8394

 

Education:

2002-2007 Aga Khan University, Pakistan – MBBS/MD
2011-2014- William Beaumont Hospital, Internal Medicine Resident – Royal Oak, Michigan
2014-2016 – Hospitalist – William Beaumont Hospital
2016-present – Renal-Electrolyte Fellowship Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – Pittsburgh, PA

Bio:

Dr. Husain completed her medical education at Aga Khan University located in Karachi, Pakistan in 2007. During this time, she also worked in an outpatient clinic to provide free medical care and medication through the Edhi Foundation. Following Medical school, she relocated to the United States where she completed Clinical Clerkships at Henry Ford Hospital and the Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2011, Sara began her residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan, and upon completion of residency she accepted a Hospitalist position with the AIMS hospitalist group. In 2016, Sara then accepted a position as a Renal-Electrolyte Fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, to which she is expected to graduate in 2018.

 

   

Vaishnavi Pochineni, MD

Renal-Electrolyte Fellow
A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Ph. 412-647-8394

 

Education:
2005-2012 Bhaskar Medical College
2013-2016- Internal Medicine Residency in Queens Hospital Center
2016-present – Renal-Electrolyte Division Fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Bio:

Dr. Pochineni completed her medical education at Bhaskar Medical College located in India in June 2012. Following graduation, Vaishnavi accepted a position as Internal Medicine Resident at Queens Hospital Center in New York City. She completed her residency in June of 2016. Following her residency she accepted a position as a Renal-Electrolyte fellow at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and is expected to graduate in June 2018. During her second year of fellowship she will serve as Chief Fellow.

 

   

Amoghavarsha Puli, MD

Fellow, Renal-Electrolyte Division
A919 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, Pa 15261

Ph: 412-647-8394


Education:

2005-2011- Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar, India (MBBS)
2013-2016- Internal Medicine Residency Program- Medstar Union Hospital/Good Samaritan Hospital Program
2016-present – Renal-Electrolyte Fellowship Program – University of Pittsburgh Medicine Presbyterian Hospital

Bio:

Dr. Puli completed his medical education at Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, which is located in Kolar, India in March of 2011. During this time he served as an Intern at St. Johns Medical College and Hospital located in Bangalore, India. During this time he volunteers with several groups that served rural and underserved populations to promote health screenings, and awareness campaigns.  Following graduation he worked as a Duty Doctor at Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital in which he worked in the in-patient Nephrology Unit. In April 2012, Dr. Puli relocated to the United States where he completed several clinical observer ships before accepting a position as an Internal Medicine Resident. Amogh began his residency in 2013 at Medstar Union Hospital/Good Samaritan Hospital and completed his program in 2016. Following residency, he then accepted a position at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center as a Renal-Electrolyte Fellow. During the 2017-2018 year he will serve as Chief Fellow, and is expected to graduate in June 0f 2018.

 

   

Srijan Tandukar, MD

Renal-Electrolyte Fellow
A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

412-647-8394

 

Education:

2005-2011 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery – Kathmandu Medical College
2013-2016 Internal Medicine Residency - Western Reserve Health Education
2016-Present Renal-Electrolyte Division Fellow – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Bio:

Dr Tandukar graduated from Kathmandu Medical College in his hometown of Kathmandu, Nepal in December, 2011. Shortly afterwards, he relocated to the United Stated and completed his Internal Medicine residency from Western Reserve Health Education in 2016. He was awarded Outstanding Resident of the graduating class and Professionalism Competence Award that year. During his residency, he discovered his love and passion for renal physiology which motivated him to pursue a fellowship in Renal-Electrolyte Division at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is interested in renal transplant and plans to pursue a fellowship in the same following his current training. Dr Tandukar enjoys teaching and has done so at different levels in his medical training.