Current Fellows

Arsalan Alvi

Arsalan Alvi
2nd Year Nephrology Fellow
Medical School: Dow Medical College, Pakistan
Internal Medicine Residency: St Vincent's Medical Center Program, Bridgeport, CT

Dr. Alvi is originally from Karachi, Pakistan. He graduated from Dow Medical College, then did his internal medicine residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies, playing music, and staying up-to-date on current events. His academic interests are renal physiology, electrolyte and metabolic disorder, transplant nephrology, and glomerulonephritis.

Alexander Dayton

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2nd Year Nephrology Fellow, Research Track
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Internal Medicine Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Mohamed Kassim

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1st Year Nephrology Fellow
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Internal Medicine Residency: Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI

Dr. Kassim is originally from Somalia, but Minneapolis has been his home  since 1998 when he migrated from a Kenyan refugee camp. He studied Medicine at Ross University School of Medicine and completed residency at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies, spending time with family, and staying up-to-date on current events. His academic interests are renal physiology, electrolyte and metabolic disorder, transplant nephrology, and glomerulonephritis

Amit Kaushal

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2nd Year Nephrology Fellow
Medical School: Government Medical College Nagpur, India
Internal Medicine Residency: University of North Dakota

Dr. Kaushal is originally from Punjab, India. He was a Medical Officer for the Indian Air Force before completing his internal medicine residency at the University of North Dakota, then worked as a hospitalist for three years. He enjoys running, cycling, and listening to music. His academic interests include transplant medicine and prevention of progression of CKD.

Angie Lobo

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1st Year Nephrology Fellow
Medical School: Universidad Latina de Costa Rica Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud Escuela de Medicina, Costa Rica
Internal Medicine Residency: Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
Women’s Health Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Lobo is a transplant to Minnesota from San Jose, Costa Rica. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, then completed a Womens Health fellowship at Mayo Clinic, and earned masters degree credits in Clinical Research and Translational Science. In her free time she enjoys running, baking, and spending time with her family. Her academic interests are in women with kidney disease.

Salman Bin Mahmood

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Glomerular Diseases & Vasculitis Fellow
Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan
Internal Medicine Residency: Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN
Nephrology Fellowship: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN below residency

Dr. Mahmood is originally from Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his internal medicine residency in Minnesota. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies, playing music, and staying up-to-date on current events. His academic interests are renal physiology, electrolyte and metabolic disorder, transplant nephrology, and glomerulonephritis.

Sean Pickthorn

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1st Year Nephrology Fellow
Medical School: Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Internal Medicine Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Dr. Pickthorn is from Cottonwood, a small community in Southwest Minnesota. He attended medical school in South Dakota at USD and then traveled to Iowa City for Internal Medicine residency. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family. After work, he likes brewing beer, playing games, being outdoors, and building electronics. His academic interests include hypertension, diabetic nephropathy, and inpatient management of kidney dysfunction.