Fellowships Overview

Program Overview

The University of South Florida's Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship Program is an ACGME accredited, two-year program. Our Program provides outstanding nephrology training in all aspects of clinical practice, research and education. Opportunities in these three areas enable the curriculum to be individually designed to meet the specific goals of future investigative or clinical nephrologists.

The program offers flexibility for you within the clinical and research tracks. You will work closely with highly experienced and knowledgeable clinical and research faculty.

USF’s clinic’s favorable faculty ratio, large patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated education experience. Our program ensures you will have the finest teaching and broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.

Affiliated Hospitals

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General is the primary teaching affiliate of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.  Regionally ranked #2 in Florida, 18th nationwide in Nephrology, 1,011 beds hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center, 200 ICU beds, great exposure to critical care nephrology, diverse AKI exposures, all electrolytes abnormalities, diverse Glomerulonephritis Diseases, and Plasmapheresis experience.

Moffitt Cancer Center

One of the top Bone Marrow Transplant and Multiple Myeloma Centers, and ranked 8th in oncology nationwide. We have the first Onconephrology program in Florida. Wide exposures to most types of renal diseases associated with cancer and cancer therapy.

James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital

One of the busiest VA hospitals in the South with great exposure to all types of renal diseases and training in Interventional Nephrology and Point of Care Ultrasound.

USF Division Director & Professor of Medicine: Jacques Durr, M.D.
Nephrology Fellowship Program Director & Assistant Professor of Medicine: Ramon Lopez De Valle, M.D.
Program Director, Renal Transplant Nephrology Fellowship & Assistant Professor of Medicine: Luis Beltran, M.D.
VA Chief of Nephrology & Assistant Professor: Alfredo Peguero, M.D.

For more information on our faculty, please visit our Faculty page.