Tipu Puri, MD, PhD
2016 Senior Faculty Scholars
Dr. Tipu Puri received his MD from Northwestern University. He is a member of the Nephrology Faculty with clinical interests in general nephrology and a particular focus on management and slowing progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD). His clinical activities include direct care of patients with kidney disease in the inpatient and ambulatory settings. Dr. Puri has a strong commitment to the recruitment, education, and mentorship of future physicians and serves as a fellowship Training Program Director and a medical student Career Advisor. At the institutional level, Dr. Puri serves as a point of contact and resource for colleagues and patients in the medical center to help manage resources and improve the quality of care. His current efforts also include work on developing a program that targets highly complex patients, such as patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), to deliver more effective care, improve patient outcomes, and reduce hospital (re)admissions.