Welcome to Northwest Renal Clinic
Providing comprehensive nephrology care
The largest nephrology practice in Oregon
Serving Patients throughout the Northwest

Doctors, Nurse & Physicians Practitioners

Deena Biglen, PA

Arcadia University, Glenside Pennsylvania, Masters of Medical Science, 2005, PA
Pacific University, Forest Grove OR, Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2002, BS

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Oregon

Oregon Medical Association
American Academy of Nephrology Physician Assistants

St. Vincent and Access Center
Rubin Chandran, MD

Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1998 , MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

California
Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Astoria Dialysis
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Raines Dialysis

American Society of Nephrology, Associate Member
Renal Physicians Association
National Kidney Foundation
American Medical Association
Oregon Medical Association

Hillsboro, Astoria and St. Vincent
Chester Ching, MD

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 199, MD
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1985, A.B., Molecular Biology

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Innovative Dialysis Systems, Tillamook Dialysis
Medical Director, Innovative Dialysis Systems, Portland Dialysis

American Society of Nephrology
Renal Physicians Association
Oregon Medical Association

Adventist and Tillamook
Hem Deodhar, MD

BJ Medical College, University of Poona, India 1984, MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Western University of Health Sciences, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine / Nephrology
Legacy Health Systems, Graduate Medical Staff Committee
Medical Director, Providence Hood River Dialysis

Chairperson, Nephrology Interest Group
American Society of Nephrology
Oregon Medical Association
American College of Physicians

Access Center, Good Samaritan and Hood River
Karen Douek, MD

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1987, MD
Vanier CEGEP (College) Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1978, Health Sciences

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Newberg Dialysis
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care McMinnville Dialysis
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Sherwood Dialysis

Oregon Medical Association
Ontario Medical Association
Canadian Medical Association
American Society of Nephrology

St. Vincent and Astoria
Todd Hilbelink, MD

Ohio State University College of Medicine, MD, Columbus, OH 1996
Hope College, Holland, MI, B.S. Biology, B.A. Chemistry 1992

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Oregon Medical Association
Renal Physicians Association

Providence Portland
Omar Al Nimri, MD

Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan, 2003, MD
Marshall University, Huntington WV, 2008, Internal Medicine
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, 2016, Nephrology

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

American Society of Nephrology, member
American College of Physicians, Fellow
National Kidney Foundation, member

St. Vincent
Melanie Salvador, FNP
Christina Mehanni, MD

Ross University School of Medicine, M.D. (2011)
University of South Florida, B.S., Biomedical Sciences (2007)

Internal Medicine

Oregon
Washington

National Kidney Foundation
American Society of Nephrology
Oregon Medical Association
Renal Physicians Association

Tualatin
Aumyot Prongdong, MD

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock TX, Nephrology 2016
Mount Sinai School of Medicine at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center,
Internal Medicine 2010
Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Medical College, Family Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand 2004
Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand 2001, MD

Internal Medicine

Oregon
Washington

American Society Nephrology
American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation
American Medical Association
Oregon Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Renal Physicians Association

Adventist
Lisa Kensil, PA

MS, Physician Assistant Studies, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR - 2006
Post Baccalaureate Dietetic Internship, OHSU, Portland, OR - 1998
BS, in Dietetics, UC Davis, Davis, CA - 1997

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Oregon

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Oregon Medical Association

Tualatin
Chun Khai Chong, MD

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 2005, MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Oregon Medical Association
Renal Physicians Assiociation

Providence Portland
Nadia Dobraya, FNP

Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY. MSN,BS in Nursing,2007
James Cook University, Queensland, Australia Graduate, Computer and Information Science,2001
Odessa State University, Odessa, Ukraine. BS in Biology and Chemistry, 1989

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Oregon
Washington

Oregon Medical Association

Adventist
Macy Martinson, MD

West Virgina University School of Medicine, 2010, MD
University of Washington, Communications and Media Studies, 2003, BA

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

American Medical Association(AMA)
American Society Nephrology(ASN)
Renal Physicians Association(RPA)
Oregon Medical Association

Adventist and Providence Portland
Adam Protain, MD

University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2008, MD
University of Northern Colorado, 2004-Cell & Molecular Biology, BS

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

American Society of Nephrology, Associate Member
Renal Physicians Association

Tualatin
Tricia Jesperson, DO

Oregon Health and Sciences University 2012- IM residency and Nephrology fellowship
Kansas City University of Medicine and Bio-sciences 2007, DO
University of Wyoming 2000, BS

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

National Kidney Foundation
American Society of Nephrology
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Hilltop Dialysis

Providence Portland and Adventist
Jan Kelly, ANP

University of Portland, Master of Science: Nursing, 1985
Oregon Health Science University, Bachelor of Science: Nursing

American Nurses Association
American Nephrology Nurses Association

Oregon
Washington

Good Samaritan
Julie Raggio, MD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Adventist
Nicole Kemper, MD

Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 2005, MD
Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, Chemistry, 1998, BA

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

National Kidney Foundation
American Society of Nephrology
Renal Physicians Association
American College of Physicians

St. Vincent, Hillsboro and Tillamook
Shukri Osman, MD

Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland Oregon 1996, MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Active Member of East African Refugee Community
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Tualatin Dialysis

Oregon Medical Association
The American Society of Nephrology
Renal Physicians Association
American Medical Association
The American College of Physicians

Tualatin
Claire Kassakian, MD

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, Montana State University,
Alpert Medical School, a Brown-Dartmouth University, Providence, Rhode Island, MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon

Good Samaritan
Gurvinder Suri, MD

Ross University School of Medicine Dominica, West Indies, May 2005, MD
Doctorate of Medicine (high honors) / All clerkship completed in New York, NY

University of Portsmouth School of Pharmacy Portsmouth, United Kingdom,
Bachelor of Science (honors), Pharmacy, June 1992

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

American Society of Nephrology
Renal Physicians Association
American College of Physicians
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain

Providence Portland and Access Center
Monika Patel, DO

Osteopathic School of Medicine, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, 2005, DO
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 2000, BS

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

American Society of Nephrology
American Medical Associations
UIC Honors College Alumni

Providence Portland and Adventist
Leslie Steed, MD

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1983, B.S
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1987, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Rose Quarter Dialysis

American Medical Association
The Multnomah County Medical Society
Women in Nephrology

Good Samaritan
Clayton Smiley, MD

The university of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 1998, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

President, Northwest Renal Clinic, Inc.
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care St. Helen's Dialysis
Medical Director, Innovative Dialysis Systems, Gresham Dialysis

American Society of Nephrology
American College of Physicians

Good Samaritan, Tualatin and St. Helens
Julie Tank, MD

Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 1987-M.D.
Amherst College, Amherst, MA 1983, BA

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Hollywood Dialysis
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Home Dialysis

American College of Physicians
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Women in Nephrology
The American Society of Nephrology

Good Samaritan, The Dalles and Hood River
Raymond Petrillo, MD

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 1984, MD
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 1980,BS

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Clackamas Dialysis

American College of Physicians
American Society of Nephrology
The Oregon Medical Association

Good Samaritan and The Dalles
Thomas Kennefick, MD

Rush Presbyterian Saint Luke's Medical College, Chicago, IL 1989, MD
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 1985, BS

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Chair, Nephrology Section, St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 2001-present
Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Beaverton Dialysis

American Society of Nephrology

Access Center and Astoria
Mitchell Hawkey, MD

Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 1997, MD

Internal Medicine
Nephrology

Oregon
Washington

Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care Twin Oaks Dialysis

American College of Physicians
Oregon Medical Association

Access Center and Newberg