Inova Fairfax Hospital , USA
Title Of Presentation :
Kidney Disease and Anemia in Elderly Patients
I have been a member of the Medical Staff at Inova Fairfax Hospital (Falls Church, Virgina) for the last twenty two years as a private practice Nephrologist. I received both undergraduate and medical degrees from Georgetown University (1981/1985, cum laude); Residencies in General Surgery and Internal Medicine from Brooke Army Medical Center (San Antonio, Tx, 1990/1993); Nephrology Fellowship from Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1995) and subsequent multiple responsibilities as Staff/Attending at Walter Reed. In that capacity I was Instructor and Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
My responsibilities have included Medical Directorship of the inpatient Hemodialysis Unit (Inova Fairfax Hospital) (2006-2014); Nephrology Section Chief (Inova Fairfax Hospital) (20018 - present); Member-at-Large (Medical Executive Committee; Inova Fairfax Hospital; 2016-2018); ongoing Medical Directorship of the outpatient DaVita Hemodialysis Units of Springfield and Fairfax, initiation of the Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) program at Fairfax Hospital (1999) in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego, and active participation in teaching Internal Medicine and Nephrology to all levels of trainees.
Current academic position includes Associate Professor (Virginia Commonwealth University; Inova Fairfax Campus I have been in private practice with Nephrology Associates of Northern Virginia for the last twenty years and am privileged to sit on Distinguished Advisory Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Region. Additionally, I have enjoyed volunteering on a number of medical missions in Haiti and Africa. I have been primary or co-author of 10 Nephrology-based articles and primary or co-author of 7 abstracts presented at National Nephrology meetings Hobbies include current training for third degree Black Belt in Hap- Kido (Martial Arts).