Meet the Fellows: 2020-21

Nephrology Fellows in the class of 2020-2021

Second Year Fellows

Name Training


Roger Zhang - Chief Fellow

Residency: Rush University Medical Center

Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Fatima Ballout, MD

Residency: Rush University Medical Center

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Samantha Blank, MD

Residency: Rush University Medical Center

Medical School: Rush University Medical College

First Year Fellows

Name Training


Nirali Ramani, MD

Residency: Loyola-MacNeal Hospital

Medical School: Pramukswami Medical College

Asim Shahzad, MD

Residency: Weiss Memorial Hospital

Medical School: Khyber Medical College

Faraz Siddiqui, MD

Residency: Swedish Convenant Hospital

Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine