About Our Fellows

The Ohio State Division of Nephrology is committed to training the next generation of professionals in kidney care. We offer several fellowship programs that help students strengthen their knowledge of subdisciplines such as kidney and pancreas transplantation as well as adult-pediatric nephrology. Learn more about our fellows.

Second Year Nephrology Fellows


Madeline Chung, MD


Marie Fouad, MD


Omer Sheikh, MD


Luis Soto, MD

First Year Nephrology Fellows

Erica Citrell, DO

Erika Critell, DO


Abdalla Ismail, MD

Ali Rizvi, DO

Ali Rizvi, DO

Patrick Schaffer, DO

Patrick Schaffer, DO

Transplant Nephrology Fellows


Liza Cholin, MD

Med/Peds Fellows


Jessamyn Carter, MD

  • Fourth year fellow
Mayra Oseguera, MD

Mayra Osequera, MD

  • First year fellow

Past Fellows


  • Dharika Shah, DO – Private practice, Cincinnati, OH
  • Kara Kaplan, MD – Critical care nephrology fellowship at University of Cincinnati
  • Alka Tyagi, DO – Critical care nephrology in St. Louis, MO
  • Karim Attia, MD – Private practice in Columbus (Ohio Kidney Consultants)
  • Priya Yenebere, DO (transplant fellow) – Transplant faculty at Indiana University


  • Mohan Doriaswamy, MD – Critical care nephrology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
  • Brandon Dunmyre, DO – Faculty at Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Karen Flores, MD – Transplant nephrology fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Tariq Baig, MD – Transplant nephrology fellowship at Iowa University, Iowa City


  • Rasha Alawieh, MD – Transplant nephrology fellowship at University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Joe Tasch, DO – Private practice, Lancaster, OH
  • Tyler Gutkoski, MD – Joined OSUWMC nephrology faculty
  • Sherif Metwally, MD – Private practice, Detroit, MI
  • Jessica Nelson, MD (Med peds fellowship) – Joined OSUWMC nephrology faculty

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