Transplant Fellowship

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The 2023-24 Transplant Fellowship position has been filled. Applications for the 2024-25 Academic Year will be accepted in Spring 2023.

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Yue-Harn Ng, MD

Yue-Harn Ng, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Director, Transplant Fellowship Program


A message from the  Director

We pride ourselves on being one of the best institutions in the region serving a wide catchment area of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho (WWAMI) with excellent clinical training and abundant research opportunities.

I look forward to showcasing our program, as well as our vibrant city of Seattle, to you.


Transplant Program 

We offer a one-year clinical transplant nephrology fellowship, accredited by the American Society of Transplantation. Fellowship graduates are eligible to be UNOS-approved medical directors of a kidney and/or pancreas transplant program.


Transplant Fellow 2022-23

Danyi Zheng, MD

Danyi Zheng, MD 

Ben Boonpheng 


Fellow Alumni

Ben Boonpheng, MD
Fellowship 2021-2022
Current Position: Private Practice Group, Tennessee

Rasha Alawieh
Fellowship 2020-2021
Current Position: Yale-Waterbury

Carrie Minnelli
Fellowship 2018-2019
Current Position: Desert Nephrology Medical Group, Palm Springs, CA

Samuel Chakola
Fellowship 2016-2017
Current Position: Holy Family Hospital, Bandra (West), Mumbai, India

Iris De Castro
Fellowship 2015-2016
Current Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington

Christopher Johnson
Fellowship 2014-2015
Current Position: Renal Care Associates, Peoria, Illinois

Ravi Aiyer
Fellowship 2013-2014
Current Position: Providence Kidney Care, Spokane, WA

Cyril Kuriakose
Fellowship 2012-2013
Current Position: Nephrology Associates of Central Florida, Orlando, FL