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Nephrology Fellowship Program

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Stony Brook Medicine, Nephrology Fellowship Program. We provide a comprehensive post-graduate training program designed to produce outstanding clinical and academic Nephrologists. The program offers an excellent balance of formal, informal, and independent education with ample exposure to clinical nephrology and research. The strengths of the faculty, a broad patient base, and the many opportunities for independent research combine to make the fellowship at Stony Brook competitive in overall quality with the best programs in the country. For more information, contact our Fellowship Program Administrator, Christine Immel.

The Fellowship
The Nephrology Fellowship Program at Stony Brook Medicine is a fully accredited program that trains two to three new Fellows each year and spans over two years. Founded in 1980, the program has trained over 100 fellows. The program provides training structured to meet the goals of each individual trainee with a focus on developing core competencies in clinical nephrology, dialysis, transplantation, hypertension, and clinical and basic science research.


Chelsea Estrada, DO

Chelsea Estrada, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program

Christine Immel
Fellowship Coordinator and Office Manager