Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad, MD, FASN, the founder and president of Kidney Care Specialists, is a board-certified Nephrologist who has been practicing in the Dayton area since the year 2000. He completed his internal medicine training in 1998 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers and his nephrology fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2000. While in Arkansas, he was involved in research on treating kidney diseases. He is the former Chief of Medicine at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek and Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia. He is the Medical Director for the DaVita Dialysis units located in Fairborn, Xenia and Miamisburg. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He has assisted with and authored many articles that have been published in peer reviewed journals. He has been honored with several appointments and awards. He enjoys traveling, spending time with his family and being around his beloved patients. He speaks English as well as Arabic.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa, MD, FASN came to Kidney Care Specialists in 2009 and is a board-certified Nephrologist. He earned his medical degree in 1993 from Rangaraya Medical College in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India. He trained in internal medicine at Lankenau Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he was Chief Medical Resident, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his nephrology fellowship at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in 2009, also in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Kandarpa also trained in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, London (MRCP). He is the Medical Director for the DaVita dialysis units located in Wilmington and Eaton. He enjoys traveling, spending time with his family, is active with the National Kidney Foundation and participates in its Kidney Walk and KEEP programs each year. He speaks English as well as Telugu.
Dr. Arthur Tsai, MD, FASN came to Kidney Care Specialists in 2010 and is a board-certified Nephrologist. He earned his medical degree in 2001 from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his residency in internal medicine in 2004 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He completed his nephrology fellowship in 2007 at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Tsai enjoys traveling, spending time with his family and watching Ohio State Buckeye football! Go Bucs! He speaks English as well as Mandarin Chinese.
Dr. Ahmed "Sola" Giwa, DO came to Kidney Care Specialists in July of 2018 and is a board-certified Nephrologist. He earned his medical degree in 2013 from Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. He trained in internal medicine at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. He completed his nephrology fellowship in 2018 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He enjoys playing tennis, skiing, watching sports and spending time with his family and friends. He speaks English as well as Yoruba.
Dr. Mohammad Katout, MD came to Kidney Care Specialists in December of 2019 and is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatrics and nephrology. He earned his medical degree in 2002 from Damascus University in Syria. He trained in internal medicine at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint, Michigan. He completed his geriatrics and nephrology fellowships at THE Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He also participated in several research studies and published articles during his time there. He enjoys swimming, soccer, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. He speaks English as well as Arabic.
Bindhu Sajay MSN, AGACNP, FNP, ACNS, a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist, joined Kidney Care Specialists in May of 2021. She completed her Bachelor's in Nursing from Government College of Nursing (1998), Thiruvananthapuram, India. She subsequently completed Master’s in Adult Clinical Nurse specialist (2011) at Wright state University Ohio, followed by Post Masters in Family Nurse Practitioner (2018) at the University of Cincinnati and Post Masters in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (2021), also from the University of Cincinnati. During her free time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and two children. She speaks English, Tamil and Malayalam.