Kidney Specialists PLLC
Kidney Specialists PLLC

Your Health is What Matters to Us

 

Babak Barmar, MD

Nephrology

 

Medical School:

RWTH Aachen, Germany, graduated in 11/2001

 

Residency:

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Internal Medicine, graduated in 06/2005

 

Fellowship:

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Geriatric Medicine, graduated in 06/2006

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Nephrology, graduated in 06/2008

 

Licenses

West Virginia

Virginia

Maryland

Pennsylvania

 

Board certified in:

Internal Medicine

Geriatric Medicine

Nephrology

 

Hospital Privileges:  

        Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV

        Jefferson Medical Center, Ranson, WV

        Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA

        INOVA Loudoun, Leesburg, VA

 

Dialysis Unit Privileges:

        FMC Martinsburg

        FMC Charles Town

        FMC Winchester

        DaVita Winchester

        DaVita Front Royal

 

Dr. Barmar grew up in Aachen, Germany where he went to highschool and medical school at RWTH Aachen. He graduated with honors with an MD degree and pursued his post-graduate training at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center from 2002 to 2008.

He worked then as a nephrologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV from 08/2008 to 12/2012 serving the heroes of this country.

In 02/2012, he decided to start his practice in Martinsburg to be able to serve the people of the Eastern Panhandle as well. Due to a great need, he opened a satellite office in Winchester where he sees patients once a week.

Dr. Barmar is married and has twins. He spends his free time with his family and friends, but is always available for his patients on his personal cell phone.



Kavita Kakkad Wei, MD

        Nephrology

 

Medical School:

Ryazan State IP Pavlov Medical University, Ryazan, Russia, graduated in June 2009

 

Residency:

Medstar Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore MD, Internal Medicine, graduated in 06/2015

 

Fellowship:

Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Nephrology, graduated in 06/2017

 

Licenses:

West Virginia

Virginia

Maryland

 

Board certified in:

Internal Medicine

Nephrology

 

Hospital Privileges:  

        Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV

        Jefferson Medical Center, Ranson, WV

        Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA

        INOVA Loudoun, Leesburg, VA

 

Dialysis Unit Privileges:

        FMC Martinsburg

        FMC Charles Town

        FMC Winchester

        DaVita Winchester

        DaVita Front Royal

 

Dr. Kavita Wei is a Nephrologist born in Mumbai, India. She attended Ryazan State Medical University in Ryazan, Russia. She volunteered in Uganda, Africa for UNICEF before heading to the United States. Her medical residency was at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, where she met her husband, who is also a Physician. After a year of chief residency, she went on to complete her Nephrology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital before moving to Northern Virginia to practice with Kidney Specialists in July 2017. 

 

Dr. Wei’s interests include management of acute and chronic kidney injury, high blood pressure and the treatment of end stage kidney disease. She is fluent in Hindi, and Gujarati. In her spare time, Dr. Wei enjoys traveling to new countries with her husband to experience different cultures.

 

Kousalya Arunagiri, MD
         Nephrology

Medical School:
         Madras Medical College, India graduated in Jan 1999

Residency:
         Medstar Franklin Square Hospital, Baltimore MD, Internal Medicine,  
         Graduated in 06/2012

Fellowship:
         Georgetown University, Nephrology, graduated in 06/2015

Licenses:
         West Virginia
         Virginia
         Maryland
         Washington DC

Board certified in:
         Internal Medicine
         Nephrology

Hospital Privileges:  

        Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV

        Jefferson Medical Center, Ranson, WV

        Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA

 

Dialysis Unit Privileges:

        FMC Martinsburg

        FMC Charles Town

        FMC Winchester

        DaVita Winchester

        DaVita Front Royal

Dr. Arunagiri is a Nephrologist born in India. She graduated from Madras Medical College, which is one of the premier institutions and third oldest medical college in India. She completed her residency at Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore and Nephrology fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital in DC.  After her fellowship, she worked at Washington Hospital Center as a nephrologist covering greater Washington area and Maryland.

Dr. Arunagiri's interest pertaining to the field of nephrology  include management of complex kidney diseases such as heart related kidney problems, genetic disorders of the kidneys, electrolyte and acid base disorders and peritoneal and hemo dialysis therapies.

Dr. Arunagiri is an avid skier and enjoys spending time in the mountains during winter with her family.
Salah Amjad, MD
    Nephrology
 
Medical School:
     Baqai Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan. Graduated in 2011.
 
Residency:
      Hofsta University Northwell Health Forest Hills Hospital, Internal Medicine. Graduated in 2017.
 
Fellowship:
      Virginia Commonwealth University, Nephrology. Graudated in 2019.
 
Licenses:
       Virginia
       West Virginia
 
Board Certification:
        Internal Medicine
 

Hospital Privileges:  

        Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV

        Jefferson Medical Center, Ranson, WV

        Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA

 

Dialysis Unit Privileges:

        FMC Martinsburg

        FMC Charles Town

        FMC Winchester

        DaVita Winchester

        DaVita Front Royal

Dr. Salah Amjad was born in Rawapindi, Pakistan and moved to America at a young age. He grew up Northern VA where he completed his education until high school. He completed his medical school education in Karachi, Pakistan at Baqai Medical University and moved back to the United States in 2011. He completed 1 yr of research at UCSF in the field of gastroenterology before entering medical training at Hofstra University Northwell Health Internal Medicine program. He was associate chief medical resident during his final year of internal medicine training and then moved on to pursue sub-speciality training in the field of Nephrology at VCU in Richmond, VA. While training at VCU, he also took care of our veterans at Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center. After completing nephrology fellowship, he moved to Winchester, VA to join Kidney Specialists PLLC in August 2019.
 
Dr. Amjad's interests in nephrology include management of gloumerulonephritis, hypertension, APCKD, chronic kidney disease and end stage renal disease.
 
Dr. Amjad is married and is fluent in urdu and hindi. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, hiking, practicing archery and discovering new restaurants.

Locations:

 

1004 Sushruta Drive

Suite A

Martinsburg, WV 25401

Phone (304) 449-3778

 

 

480 W. Jubal Early Drive

Suite 200

Winchester, VA 22601

Phone (540) 313-6563

 

 

821 S. King Street

Suite L

Leesburg, VA 20175

Phone (703) 722-1500

 

 

 

 

Fax (304) 449-3777

(for all of our locations and for all correspondence and referrals)

 

 

 

Email:

info@KidneySpecialists.info

 

 

Office Hours

 

Martinsburg:

Mondays - Thursdays: 9am to 1pm

 

 

Winchester:

Modays: 11am - 3pm

Tuesdays - Thursday: 8:30am to 12:30pm

 

Leesburg:

Thursdays: 8am - 5pm

Appointments on the other days of the week or late evenings are available

 

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