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Santosh Saraf, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Fellowship Training Program Director
Home Phone: 312-996-5680 Work Phone: 312-355-1625 Website: PubMed Website: Profile
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Biographical Info

Education
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago

Area of Interest
BMT, Sickle Cell

Accomplishments/Awards/Honor 

  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2020-2021
  • Department of Medicine, Weber Altruism, Compassion, and Excellence Award 2021
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2019-2020
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2018-2019
  • American Society of Hematology, Ambassador Award 2018
  • College of Medicine, Rising Star Award 2017
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2016-2017
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Oral Abstract Award, 2016
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, K Award Recipient, 2016
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2015-2016
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Trainee Travel Award, 2015
  • Department of Medicine, Urban Global Health Excellence Award, 2013
  • Department of Medicine, Achievement Award for Scholarly Activities, 2013
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2012-2013
  • Best Poster Award, Translational Research Approaches to Reduce Health Disparities in Lung Disease Symposium 2012
  • American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award 2011
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2008-2009
  • UIC Housestaff Award for New Attending Physician of the Year, 2007
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2006-2007
  • IBM Thomas J Watson Memorial Scholar
  • Howard Hughes Research Scholar
  • Eberly College of Science Academic Honors


Publications:
 

  • Saraf SL, Derebail VK, Zhang X, Machado RF, Gordeuk VR, Lash JP, Little J. Hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis occur at a higher estimated glomerular filtration rate in sickle cell disease. Kidney360 2022
  • Han J, Molokie RE, Hussain F, Njoku F, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Voxelotor and albuminuria in adults with sickle cell anemia. Br J Haematol 2022
  • Ruiz M, Shah BN, Ren G, Shuey D, Minshall RD, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Thrombomodulin and multi-organ failure in sickle cell anemia. Am J Hematol 2022; 97(3): E102-E105.
  • Ataga K, Saraf SL, Derebail VK. The nephropathy of sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease. Nature Reviews Nephrology 2021
  • Han J, Srisuwananukorn A, Shah BN, Molokie RE, Lash JP, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Effects of renin-angiotensin blockade and APOL1 on kidney function in sickle cell disease. eJHaem 2021; 2(3): 483-484.
  • Alzahrani M, Damlaj M, Jeffries N, Alahmari B, Singh A, Rondelli D, Tisdale J, Saraf SL, Hsieh M. Non-myeloablative HLA-matched related donor transplantation in sickle cell disease: outcomes from three independent centers. Br J Haematol 2021; 192(4): 761-768.
  • Saraf SL, Zhang X, Shah BN, Raslan R, Tayo BO, Lash JP, Franceschini N, Gordeuk VR. ELMO1 and APOA1 as candidate genes for sickle cell nephropathy. Br J Haematol 2020; 193(3): 628 – 632.
  • Srisuwananukorn A, Han J, Raslan R, Gowhari M, Hussain F, Njoku F, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Antimicrobial resistance is a risk factor for mortality in adults with sickle cell disease. Haematologica 2020; 106(6): 1745 – 1748.
  • Han J, Holden CC, Ahluwalia AY, Molokie RE, Gowhari M, Sweiss K, Patel PR, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D, Saraf SL. Chronic opioid use can be reduced or discontinued after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for sickle cell disease. Br J Haematol 2020; 191(3): e70-e72.
  • Saraf SL, Hsu JY, Ricardo AC, Mehta R, Chen J, Chen TK, Fischer MJ, Hamm L, Sondheimer J, Weir MR, Zhang X, Wolf M, Lash JP. Anemia and incidence end-stage renal disease. Kidney360 2020; 1(7): 623-630.
  • Srisuwananukorn A, Raslan R, Zhang X, Shah BN, Han J, Gowhari M, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Clinical, laboratory, and genetic risk factors for thrombosis in sickle cell disease. Blood Advances 2020; 4(9): 1978 – 1986
  • Nouriae M, Zhang X, Srisuwananukorn A, Machado RF, Gordeuk VR, Gladwin MD, Saraf SL*. Potential contribution of pulmonary thromboembolic disease in pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2020; 17(7): 899-901.
  • Saraf SL. Heme A1M’ed at the kidney in sickle cell disease. Blood 2020; 135 (13): 979–981.
  • Saraf SL, Ghimire K, Patel P, Sweiss K, Gowhari M, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D. Improved health care utilization and costs in transplanted versus non-transplanted adults with sickle cell disease. PLoS One 2020; 15(2): e0229710.
Categories: DOM - Hematology - Faculty

Current Fellows

Ana Maria Avila-Rodriguez, MD
MD: Universidad de La Sabana
Residency: Boston Medical Center

Amina Chaudhry, MD
MD: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Tennessee, College of Medicine

Karam Khaddour, MD
MD: University of Tishreen Faculty of Medicine
Residency: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science at Northwestern Hospital

Lucas Maahs, MD
MD: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil)
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, MI)

Ronald Ng, MD
MD: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Joshua Pothen, MD, PhD
MD: Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Residency: University of Central Florida, Ocala

Jennifer Weiss, MD
MD: University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
Residency: University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

 

 

William Bae, MD
MD: Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Residency: Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Neha Hippalgaonkar, MD
MD: Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University 
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University

Kathleen Kennedy, MD
MD: Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Residency: University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System

Ahmad Nassar, MD
MD: Jordan University of Science and Technology
Residency: Georgetown University / MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Lucia Notardonato, MD 
MD: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: University of Chicago

 

Kevin Prescott, MD
MD: University of Illinois (UIC)
Residency: University of Chicago

 

Santosh Saraf, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Fellowship Training Program Director
Home Phone: 312-996-5680 Work Phone: 312-355-1625 Website: PubMed Website: Profile
Photo of Santosh Saraf MD

Biographical Info

Education
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago

Area of Interest
BMT, Sickle Cell

Accomplishments/Awards/Honor 

  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2020-2021
  • Department of Medicine, Weber Altruism, Compassion, and Excellence Award 2021
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2019-2020
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2018-2019
  • American Society of Hematology, Ambassador Award 2018
  • College of Medicine, Rising Star Award 2017
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2016-2017
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Oral Abstract Award, 2016
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, K Award Recipient, 2016
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2015-2016
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Trainee Travel Award, 2015
  • Department of Medicine, Urban Global Health Excellence Award, 2013
  • Department of Medicine, Achievement Award for Scholarly Activities, 2013
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2012-2013
  • Best Poster Award, Translational Research Approaches to Reduce Health Disparities in Lung Disease Symposium 2012
  • American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award 2011
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2008-2009
  • UIC Housestaff Award for New Attending Physician of the Year, 2007
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2006-2007
  • IBM Thomas J Watson Memorial Scholar
  • Howard Hughes Research Scholar
  • Eberly College of Science Academic Honors


Publications:
 

  • Saraf SL, Derebail VK, Zhang X, Machado RF, Gordeuk VR, Lash JP, Little J. Hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis occur at a higher estimated glomerular filtration rate in sickle cell disease. Kidney360 2022
  • Han J, Molokie RE, Hussain F, Njoku F, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Voxelotor and albuminuria in adults with sickle cell anemia. Br J Haematol 2022
  • Ruiz M, Shah BN, Ren G, Shuey D, Minshall RD, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Thrombomodulin and multi-organ failure in sickle cell anemia. Am J Hematol 2022; 97(3): E102-E105.
  • Ataga K, Saraf SL, Derebail VK. The nephropathy of sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease. Nature Reviews Nephrology 2021
  • Han J, Srisuwananukorn A, Shah BN, Molokie RE, Lash JP, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Effects of renin-angiotensin blockade and APOL1 on kidney function in sickle cell disease. eJHaem 2021; 2(3): 483-484.
  • Alzahrani M, Damlaj M, Jeffries N, Alahmari B, Singh A, Rondelli D, Tisdale J, Saraf SL, Hsieh M. Non-myeloablative HLA-matched related donor transplantation in sickle cell disease: outcomes from three independent centers. Br J Haematol 2021; 192(4): 761-768.
  • Saraf SL, Zhang X, Shah BN, Raslan R, Tayo BO, Lash JP, Franceschini N, Gordeuk VR. ELMO1 and APOA1 as candidate genes for sickle cell nephropathy. Br J Haematol 2020; 193(3): 628 – 632.
  • Srisuwananukorn A, Han J, Raslan R, Gowhari M, Hussain F, Njoku F, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Antimicrobial resistance is a risk factor for mortality in adults with sickle cell disease. Haematologica 2020; 106(6): 1745 – 1748.
  • Han J, Holden CC, Ahluwalia AY, Molokie RE, Gowhari M, Sweiss K, Patel PR, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D, Saraf SL. Chronic opioid use can be reduced or discontinued after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for sickle cell disease. Br J Haematol 2020; 191(3): e70-e72.
  • Saraf SL, Hsu JY, Ricardo AC, Mehta R, Chen J, Chen TK, Fischer MJ, Hamm L, Sondheimer J, Weir MR, Zhang X, Wolf M, Lash JP. Anemia and incidence end-stage renal disease. Kidney360 2020; 1(7): 623-630.
  • Srisuwananukorn A, Raslan R, Zhang X, Shah BN, Han J, Gowhari M, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Clinical, laboratory, and genetic risk factors for thrombosis in sickle cell disease. Blood Advances 2020; 4(9): 1978 – 1986
  • Nouriae M, Zhang X, Srisuwananukorn A, Machado RF, Gordeuk VR, Gladwin MD, Saraf SL*. Potential contribution of pulmonary thromboembolic disease in pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2020; 17(7): 899-901.
  • Saraf SL. Heme A1M’ed at the kidney in sickle cell disease. Blood 2020; 135 (13): 979–981.
  • Saraf SL, Ghimire K, Patel P, Sweiss K, Gowhari M, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D. Improved health care utilization and costs in transplanted versus non-transplanted adults with sickle cell disease. PLoS One 2020; 15(2): e0229710.
Categories: DOM - Hematology - Faculty

Staff

Santosh Saraf, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Fellowship Training Program Director
Home Phone: 312-996-5680 Work Phone: 312-355-1625 Website: PubMed Website: Profile
Photo of Santosh Saraf MD

Biographical Info

Education
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago

Area of Interest
BMT, Sickle Cell

Accomplishments/Awards/Honor 

  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2020-2021
  • Department of Medicine, Weber Altruism, Compassion, and Excellence Award 2021
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2019-2020
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2018-2019
  • American Society of Hematology, Ambassador Award 2018
  • College of Medicine, Rising Star Award 2017
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2016-2017
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Oral Abstract Award, 2016
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, K Award Recipient, 2016
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2015-2016
  • Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, Trainee Travel Award, 2015
  • Department of Medicine, Urban Global Health Excellence Award, 2013
  • Department of Medicine, Achievement Award for Scholarly Activities, 2013
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2012-2013
  • Best Poster Award, Translational Research Approaches to Reduce Health Disparities in Lung Disease Symposium 2012
  • American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award 2011
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2008-2009
  • UIC Housestaff Award for New Attending Physician of the Year, 2007
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching, UIC Internal Medicine Residency Program 2006-2007
  • IBM Thomas J Watson Memorial Scholar
  • Howard Hughes Research Scholar
  • Eberly College of Science Academic Honors


Publications:
 

  • Saraf SL, Derebail VK, Zhang X, Machado RF, Gordeuk VR, Lash JP, Little J. Hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis occur at a higher estimated glomerular filtration rate in sickle cell disease. Kidney360 2022
  • Han J, Molokie RE, Hussain F, Njoku F, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Voxelotor and albuminuria in adults with sickle cell anemia. Br J Haematol 2022
  • Ruiz M, Shah BN, Ren G, Shuey D, Minshall RD, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Thrombomodulin and multi-organ failure in sickle cell anemia. Am J Hematol 2022; 97(3): E102-E105.
  • Ataga K, Saraf SL, Derebail VK. The nephropathy of sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease. Nature Reviews Nephrology 2021
  • Han J, Srisuwananukorn A, Shah BN, Molokie RE, Lash JP, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Effects of renin-angiotensin blockade and APOL1 on kidney function in sickle cell disease. eJHaem 2021; 2(3): 483-484.
  • Alzahrani M, Damlaj M, Jeffries N, Alahmari B, Singh A, Rondelli D, Tisdale J, Saraf SL, Hsieh M. Non-myeloablative HLA-matched related donor transplantation in sickle cell disease: outcomes from three independent centers. Br J Haematol 2021; 192(4): 761-768.
  • Saraf SL, Zhang X, Shah BN, Raslan R, Tayo BO, Lash JP, Franceschini N, Gordeuk VR. ELMO1 and APOA1 as candidate genes for sickle cell nephropathy. Br J Haematol 2020; 193(3): 628 – 632.
  • Srisuwananukorn A, Han J, Raslan R, Gowhari M, Hussain F, Njoku F, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Antimicrobial resistance is a risk factor for mortality in adults with sickle cell disease. Haematologica 2020; 106(6): 1745 – 1748.
  • Han J, Holden CC, Ahluwalia AY, Molokie RE, Gowhari M, Sweiss K, Patel PR, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D, Saraf SL. Chronic opioid use can be reduced or discontinued after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for sickle cell disease. Br J Haematol 2020; 191(3): e70-e72.
  • Saraf SL, Hsu JY, Ricardo AC, Mehta R, Chen J, Chen TK, Fischer MJ, Hamm L, Sondheimer J, Weir MR, Zhang X, Wolf M, Lash JP. Anemia and incidence end-stage renal disease. Kidney360 2020; 1(7): 623-630.
  • Srisuwananukorn A, Raslan R, Zhang X, Shah BN, Han J, Gowhari M, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Saraf SL. Clinical, laboratory, and genetic risk factors for thrombosis in sickle cell disease. Blood Advances 2020; 4(9): 1978 – 1986
  • Nouriae M, Zhang X, Srisuwananukorn A, Machado RF, Gordeuk VR, Gladwin MD, Saraf SL*. Potential contribution of pulmonary thromboembolic disease in pulmonary hypertension in sickle cell disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2020; 17(7): 899-901.
  • Saraf SL. Heme A1M’ed at the kidney in sickle cell disease. Blood 2020; 135 (13): 979–981.
  • Saraf SL, Ghimire K, Patel P, Sweiss K, Gowhari M, Molokie RE, Gordeuk VR, Rondelli D. Improved health care utilization and costs in transplanted versus non-transplanted adults with sickle cell disease. PLoS One 2020; 15(2): e0229710.
Categories: DOM - Hematology - Faculty

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