University Nephrologists specialize in the management of patients with end-stage renal disease, pre- and postoperative care of kidney tranplant patients, and immunosuppressive therapy. Our nephrologists collaborate with transplant
surgeons, cardiologists, dietitians, social workers and other specialists to carefully evaluate and manage transplant candidates, recipients and living donors.
Vasil Peev, MD, is board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine. He completed medical school at the University of Heidelberg Medical Faculty, Germany, and his residency and fellowship at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Peev has clinical expertise in kidney disease and kidney transplant. Additionally, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College and is fluent in five languages (English, German, Macedonian, Serbian, and Spanish.
Samuel Saltzberg, MD, is the Medical Director of Kidney Transplant and Pancreas Transplant. He completed medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, his residency at Brookdale Hospital, and his fellowship in Nephrology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Saltzberg is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and has clinical expertise in kidney disease, kidney stones, and kidney transplant.
Haimanot (Monnie) Wasse, MD, MPH, is professor and vice chairperson in the Department of Internal Medicine. She is also the director of interventional nephrology, a new program she brings to Rush. A distinguished physician, scientist and professor for nearly 15 years, Dr. Wasse most recently directed the interventional nephrology program and was an associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She previously headed interventional nephrology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. She is board-certified in nephrology and interventional nephrology.
Our office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm
Are you new to this practice? Please call our office at 312-942-4252 and ask to schedule an appointment with our nephrologists.
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enclosed parking garage, on the southeast corner of Paulina and Harrison
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