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Nephrology Faculty


Pranay Kathuria, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Fellowship Program Director

Medical Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

Internal Medicine Residency: Post Graduate Institute Medical Ed/Research, Chandigarh, India and St. Luke's Hospital, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Nephrology Fellowship: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Dr. Kathuria is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), National Kidney Foundation (FNKF), and the American College of Physicians (FACP). 


 

 

Krishna Mohan Baradhi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director 

Medical Degree: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India, 2002.

Internal Medicine Residency: University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Peoria, 2009

Nephrology Fellowship: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island, 2012.

Dr. Baradhi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), National Kidney Foundation (FNKF), and the American College of Physicians (FACP). 


Angela D. Bolz, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medical Degree: Oklahoma State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, 2006

Internal Medicine Residency: University of Oklahoma – Tulsa, College of Medicine, Tulsa, 2009

Nephrology Fellowship: University of Oklahoma, School of Community Medicine, Tulsa, 2013.

Dr. Bolz is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.


Kent Teague, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgery
Director of the Integrative Immunology Center

George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Community Medicine Research

Assistant Vice President for Research

Ph.D. in Immunology - University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Postdoctoral Fellow in Immunology - Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Denver, CO

Transplant Faculty at Integris Baptist Nazih Zudhi Transplant Institute


 

 

Jose-Marie El-Amm, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine Medical Director of the NZTI Kidney Transplant Division

Medical Degree: American University of Beirut

Residency Training: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Fellowship Training: Nephrology and Transplant Nephrology at Wayne State University and Henry Ford Hospital

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Kris Lepere

Kristopher Lepere, DO
Transplant Nephrologist NZTI Kidney Transplant Division

Medical Degree:  Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, OK, 1999

Residency Training: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – Tulsa, OK, 2003

Nephrology Fellowship Training: University of Oklahoma, School of Community Medicine, Tulsa, OK, 2015

Nephrology Transplant Fellowship Training: INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, Nazih Zudhi Transplant Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, 2016

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Nephrology.


Christine VanBeek, MD
Renal Pathologist, AmeriPath

Medical school in Nebraska. 

Anatomic Pathology Residency, Boston at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2005-2009)

Oncologic Pathology Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York (2009-2010)

Renal Pathology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles (2010-2011)

After training she worked full-time as a renal pathologist in Los Angeles until moving to Oklahoma in 2017.   

Since 2017, she has worked at the Quest Diagnostics Nephropathology Center of Excellence located in Oklahoma City and receives renal biopsies from several different states.