Anna Kagan, MD PhD FACP FASN Dr. Kagan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Science in both Physics and Chemistry.  She received her Doctorate of Medicine and Doctorate of Philosophy at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she was inducted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the world renowned Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Kagan then completed her Fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor College of Medicine.   Dr. Kagan is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.  She is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Transplantation.  Dr. Kagan is one of two transplant nephrologists here at Houston Kidney Consultants, chairing the Transplant Medical Safety Quality Management committee for the Houston Methodist Hospital.  She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.   Dr. Kagan has received numerous accolades, being named a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine, receiving the Patients' Choice Award from Vitals.com in 2013 and being recognized as a Rising Star by Super Doctors in 2015 and 2016 as well as a Top Doctor in Houstonia Magazine in 2017.  

Anna Kagan, MD PhD FACP FASN

Dr. Kagan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Science in both Physics and Chemistry.  She received her Doctorate of Medicine and Doctorate of Philosophy at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she was inducted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the world renowned Massachusetts General Hospital.  Dr. Kagan then completed her Fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor College of Medicine.  

Dr. Kagan is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.  She is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Transplantation.  Dr. Kagan is one of two transplant nephrologists here at Houston Kidney Consultants, chairing the Transplant Medical Safety Quality Management committee for the Houston Methodist Hospital.  She is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.  

Dr. Kagan has received numerous accolades, being named a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine, receiving the Patients' Choice Award from Vitals.com in 2013 and being recognized as a Rising Star by Super Doctors in 2015 and 2016 as well as a Top Doctor in Houstonia Magazine in 2017.

 

Peter T Nguyen, MD FACP FASN Dr. Nguyen graduated with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin and received his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he was inducted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  Dr. Nguyen completed his fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor, serving as Chief Fellow during his final year.  He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.   Dr. Nguyen is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, a member of the American Society of Transplantation and a member of Renal Physicians Association.  He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.   Dr. Nguyen sits on and chairs a number of committees at Houston Methodist Hospital and the Houston Methodist Hospital System.  Most notably, he is a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Nguyen also specializes in transplantation, working with the JC Walter Transplant Center at Houston Methodist Hospital.  He is the medical director of DaVita Galleria and DaVita Avian dialysis facilities.   Amongst his accolades, Dr. Nguyen has been recognized as a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine, a Top Doctor in Houstonia Magazine from 2013-2015 as well as 2017 and also as a Rising Star by Super Doctors in 2015 and 2016.

Peter T Nguyen, MD FACP FASN

Dr. Nguyen graduated with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin and received his medical degree from Texas Tech School of Medicine.  He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he was inducted to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  Dr. Nguyen completed his fellowship in Nephrology at Baylor, serving as Chief Fellow during his final year.  He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.  

Dr. Nguyen is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, a member of the American Society of Transplantation and a member of Renal Physicians Association.  He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.  

Dr. Nguyen sits on and chairs a number of committees at Houston Methodist Hospital and the Houston Methodist Hospital System.  Most notably, he is a member of the Medical Executive Committee at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Nguyen also specializes in transplantation, working with the JC Walter Transplant Center at Houston Methodist Hospital.  He is the medical director of DaVita Galleria and DaVita Avian dialysis facilities.  

Amongst his accolades, Dr. Nguyen has been recognized as a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine, a Top Doctor in Houstonia Magazine from 2013-2015 as well as 2017 and also as a Rising Star by Super Doctors in 2015 and 2016.

 
Juan Jorge Olivero, MD FASN Dr. Olivero received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin after graduating from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory.  He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and his Fifth Pathway Certificate from New York Medical College.  Dr. Olivero completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine.  He also received his Fellowship in Nephrology from Baylor.   Dr. Olivero is board certified in Nephrology and is a certified Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.  He is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology in kidney ultrasonography. Dr. Olivero is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and The Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.  He is the medical director of DaVita @ Home Dialysis and Home for Texas Dialysis as well as  the Nephrology inpatient unit at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Olivero serves on the DaVita Physicians Council at the national level.  He is on the By-laws Committee, Nominating Committee and chairs the Clinical Nutrition Subcommittee at Houston Methodist Hospital.   Dr. Olivero was named a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine and was recognized as a Top Doctor by Houstonia Magazine in 2013.

Juan Jorge Olivero, MD FASN

Dr. Olivero received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin after graduating from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory.  He received his Doctorate of Medicine from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and his Fifth Pathway Certificate from New York Medical College.  Dr. Olivero completed his internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine.  He also received his Fellowship in Nephrology from Baylor.  

Dr. Olivero is board certified in Nephrology and is a certified Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.  He is a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology in kidney ultrasonography.

Dr. Olivero is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at both Weill Cornell Medical College and The Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital.  He is the medical director of DaVita @ Home Dialysis and Home for Texas Dialysis as well as  the Nephrology inpatient unit at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Olivero serves on the DaVita Physicians Council at the national level.  He is on the By-laws Committee, Nominating Committee and chairs the Clinical Nutrition Subcommittee at Houston Methodist Hospital.  

Dr. Olivero was named a Top 300 Physician in Houston in 2012 by Health and Fitness Sports Magazine and was recognized as a Top Doctor by Houstonia Magazine in 2013.

Juan Jose Olivero, MD FACP FASN Dr. Olivero completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident.  He completed his training at BCM with his Fellowship in Nephrology.   Having over 30 years experience in Nephrology, he is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at both Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension as appointed by the American Society of Hypertension.   Dr. Olivero is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.  He is the medical director at DaVita Med Center, one of the nation’s largest dialysis facilities, as well as DaVita Binz.  He is actively involved in the education of the Internal Medicine residents at Houston Methodist Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College.   Dr. Olivero has received numerous individual teaching and professional accolades, ranging from his time as a full-time faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine to his current position at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Olivero has once been voted by his peers to be amongst the best Nephrologists in Houston for 10 years consecutively.  He was the first recipient of the James Overstreet award at Houston Methodist Hospital, given annually to the physician voted to be the most compassionate and caring by the staff of the hospital.    

Juan Jose Olivero, MD FACP FASN

Dr. Olivero completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident.  He completed his training at BCM with his Fellowship in Nephrology.  

Having over 30 years experience in Nephrology, he is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at both Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology and is a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension as appointed by the American Society of Hypertension.  

Dr. Olivero is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.  He is the medical director at DaVita Med Center, one of the nation’s largest dialysis facilities, as well as DaVita Binz.  He is actively involved in the education of the Internal Medicine residents at Houston Methodist Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical College.  

Dr. Olivero has received numerous individual teaching and professional accolades, ranging from his time as a full-time faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine to his current position at Houston Methodist Hospital.  Dr. Olivero has once been voted by his peers to be amongst the best Nephrologists in Houston for 10 years consecutively.  He was the first recipient of the James Overstreet award at Houston Methodist Hospital, given annually to the physician voted to be the most compassionate and caring by the staff of the hospital.  

 

 
Allyson Dooley MS APRN ACNP-BC Mrs. Dooley graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin.  She started her career in critical care nursing, working at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas in the Cardiopulmonary Intensive Care Unit and at Memorial Hermann Hospital TMC in the Liver and Kidney Transplant Intensive Care Unit.  Mrs. Dooley completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Texas Woman’s University and graduated with honors.  She is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with both transplant and critical care experience and now focuses on caring for patients with kidney disease.

Allyson Dooley MS APRN ACNP-BC

Mrs. Dooley graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin.  She started her career in critical care nursing, working at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas in the Cardiopulmonary Intensive Care Unit and at Memorial Hermann Hospital TMC in the Liver and Kidney Transplant Intensive Care Unit.  Mrs. Dooley completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Texas Woman’s University and graduated with honors.  She is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with both transplant and critical care experience and now focuses on caring for patients with kidney disease.

Rachel Rucker, MS RN AGACNP-BC Miss Rucker graduated with a Bachelor of Science of Nursing from the University of Portland.  She was a critical care nurse in the Surgical and Liver Intensive Care Unit at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she took a leadership role as a preceptor.  Miss Rucker completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, graduating at the top of her class and received the Faculty Award of Excellence.  Miss Rucker is a board certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the care of patients with kidney disease.  

Rachel Rucker, MS RN AGACNP-BC

Miss Rucker graduated with a Bachelor of Science of Nursing from the University of Portland.  She was a critical care nurse in the Surgical and Liver Intensive Care Unit at Houston Methodist Hospital, where she took a leadership role as a preceptor.  Miss Rucker completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, graduating at the top of her class and received the Faculty Award of Excellence.  Miss Rucker is a board certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the care of patients with kidney disease.  

Carol Thornton MSN RN AGACNP-BC Mrs. Thornton graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion. She continued to pursue her love of health and medicine by obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society of nursing. She too was a critical care nurse at Houston Methodist Hospital where she served as a charge nurse and a preceptor in the cardiovascular ICU.  Mrs. Thornton received her Master of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University and is a board certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who cares for patients with kidney disease.

Carol Thornton MSN RN AGACNP-BC

Mrs. Thornton graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and Health Promotion. She continued to pursue her love of health and medicine by obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society of nursing. She too was a critical care nurse at Houston Methodist Hospital where she served as a charge nurse and a preceptor in the cardiovascular ICU.  Mrs. Thornton received her Master of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University and is a board certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who cares for patients with kidney disease.