Welcome from the Transplant Fellowship Director

Thank you for your interest in the University of Washington Transplant Nephrology Fellowship program.

Yue-Harn Ng, MD

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.

~ Dr. Yue-Harn Ng

The 2022-23 Transplant Fellowship position is currently filled.

Application for the 2023-2024 Academic Year are being accepted in Spring- Summer 2022.

2021-2022 Transplant Fellow


Ben Boonpheng 

Dr. Ben Boonpheng completed his Nephrology Fellowship at UCLA. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. 

We are pleased to have Ben as our 2021-2022 Transplant Fellow.

Transplant Fellowship Alumni

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



UWMC Transplant Data

Kidney Transplants: 179, Kidney-Pancreas Transplants: 5, Liver Transplants: 112