Jeffrey G. Hoggard, MD FACP FASN
Jeffrey G. Hoggard received an undergraduate degree and Doctor of Medicine degree from the UNC at Chapel Hill. He did his residency in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Hoggard is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. In addition, Dr. Hoggard is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology in hemodialysis vascular access procedures.
Lindsay Kruska, MD
Dr. Kruska completed Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship training at UNC at Chapel Hill. She remains at UNC as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine. After receiving board certification in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology she received additional training in Interventional Nephrology. She is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology in hemodialysis vascular access procedures. She spends much of her clinical time providing care to patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and those on Peritoneal and Hemodialysis.
Akhil S. Hegde, MD
Dr. Hegde completed his Internal Medicine and Chief Residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He completed his clinical fellowship in Nephrology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. In addition, he is certified by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology to perform hemodialysis vascular access procedures. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor within the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at UNC and provides patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting.
Charles Burke, MD
Dr. Burke trained as a Department resident from 1997-2001, serving as Chief Resident from 1999-2000. He completed a Vascular-Interventional Radiology fellowship in the Department in 2002. Apart from spending 2005-2006 in private practice in home state Arkansas, Dr. Burke has worked as an Assistant Professor of Radiology in the Department since completing his fellowship. In 2003, 2006 and 2007, Dr. Burke was named “America’s Top Radiologist” by Consumers Research Council of America. He received the Department’s Charles A. Bream Teaching Award (selected by residents) in 2004. He currently serves as the Department’s Vascular-Interventional Radiology Fellowship Director as well as an applicant interviewer for the UNC School of Medicine.
Hyeon Yu, MD
Dr. Yu completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Chung-Ang University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. He then completed his 2-year fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC and has stayed on as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Division. Dr. Yu is interested in oncologic interventions including chemoembolization, radioembolization, and ablation therapy of tumors. His interests also include radiation dose reduction and safety in various interventional procedures and vascular imaging studies.
Ari J Isaacson, MD
Dr. Isaacson completed his diagnostic radiology residency and interventional radiology fellowship at the University of North Carolina after serving in the US Navy as a flight surgeon. He is now an assistant professor at UNC. His main interests include embolization, vascular imaging and research. He has been the primary investigator of multiple clinical trials and primary aim is to provided the greatest benefit to each patient by using the most cutting-edge technology and minimally invasive techniques.