Nephrology Fellowship Faculty

Faculty

Christopher B McFadden, MD

Christopher B McFadden, MD

Fellowship Program Director

About Me

Christopher McFadden, MD has served as the Fellowship Program Director since 2009.  Dr. McFadden received his M.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Maryland where he stayed for additional year as a Chief Resident.  He completed a Nephrology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and joined Cooper after fellowship.

Dr. McFadden is currently as Associated Professor in the Department of Medicine.  In addition medical education, he currently focuses his work in the areas of Hypertension in Kidney Disease.  He is a past-president of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the American Society of Hypertension.  He also serves as a Vice-Chair for the Cooper University Hospital Institutional Review Board.

When asked to comment about medical education, Dr. McFadden stated “I find it an absolute privilege to be involved in the education of current and future health care providers.”

Lawrence S Weisberg, MD, FACP

Lawrence S Weisberg, MD, FACP

Division Head
Teaching Faculty

About Me

Dr. Weisberg is Head of the Division of Nephrology of the Cooper Health System, in Camden, New Jersey. He is Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.

He received his AB degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and his MD degree with honors from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his training in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Weisberg is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, a Fellow of the National Kidney Foundation, and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, where he serves as nephrology representative on the Council of Subspecialty Societies, representing the Renal Physicians Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Renal Physicians Association, and chairs its National Coverage Advocacy Program.

Jason A Kline, MD

Jason A Kline, MD

Teaching Faculty
Samia F Mian, MD

Samia F Mian, MD

Teaching Faculty
Seema  Sikand, MD

Seema Sikand, MD

Teaching Faculty
William D Sirover, MD

William D Sirover, MD

Teaching Faculty

About Me

William D. Sirover, MD, FASN, joined the Nephrology division in 2005. He received his M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine and then completed his Internal Medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and subsequent Nephrology fellowship at Lankenau Hospital.

Dr. Sirover is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. He focuses his research on anemia management and nutrition in end-stage renal disease. He serves on the Department of Medicine Quality Improvement Committee and is responsible for the division initiatives in this area. He also serves on the Physician Engagement Committee and concentrates on physician wellness.

In addition to taking part in fellow education, he has mentored fellows in the areas of research and quality improvement.

Thilaga  Venkatachalam, MD

Thilaga Venkatachalam, MD

Teaching Faculty
Ron  Zanger, MD, FASN

Ron Zanger, MD, FASN

Teaching Faculty