Neville R. Dossabhoy, MD, FACP, FASN, has joined the UMMC Department of Medicine as the Clinical Director, Division of Nephrology, as well as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director. Dr. Dossabhoy comes to UMMC with a wealth of experience in the educational and clinical fields. He received his medical degree from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan in 1990. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas, Medical School at Houston.

Prior to coming to UMMC, Dr. Dossabhoy was on faculty at the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA, where he was the Education Coordinator for the Nephrology Fellowship for 11 years. He also served as the Director of the CME Activity Program for their Nephrology Section. In addition, he was the Chief of the Nephrology Section at the VAMC in Shreveport for the past 12 years, where he also served as the Nephrology Fellowship Site Program Director as well as the Medical Director of the Dialysis program.

Dr. Dossabhoy has extensive experience in clinical research, which he has focused on hemodialysis, volume management, dialysis vascular access and anemia in chronic kidney disease. His research expertise is especially relevant for our state and institution, with the high prevalence of kidney disease. He has also participated in several industry-sponsored clinical trials. He has actively mentored medical students, residents and fellows in their research projects throughout his tenure at LSUHSC-Shreveport.

Dr. Dossabhoy looks forward to leading the educational mission of the Nephrology Division at UMMC, and to continue to foster and stimulate the research endeavor amongst our trainees. He also hopes to lead the growth of his division here in the clinical arena, helping to further the division’s mission to deliver cutting-edge and compassionate care for patients with all types of kidney disease in the state of Mississippi.

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