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Selasie Goka, MD
Dr. Goka is an attending nephrologist in the Division of Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant clinical professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and a clinical research certificate from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her pediatric residency at Jefferson Medical College/Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her clinical interests include chronic kidney disease management, hypertension and global health. She enjoys exploring museums, spending time in parks when the weather is nice and walking along the Schuylkill River.
Jason T. Lee, MD, MAS
Dr. Lee is an attending physician with the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant clinical professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his medical degree from the University of California, Davis, and completed a residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Oakland. He completed both a fellowship in pediatric nephrology and a Master of Applied Science (MAS) in clinical research at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lee’s primary areas of clinical interest are congenital kidney anomalies, artery stenosis, pediatric hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, lupus nephritis, kidney stones, dialysis, and pediatric kidney transplants, and his research interests include pediatric hypertension with specific attention to ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, BP control targets, and progression of chronic kidney disease in children. He loves exploring Philadelphia on his time off, and has especially enjoyed the Please Touch Museum, Penn's Landing, and the sights and sounds of Center City and boathouse row.
Pediatric Nephrologists in Training
Jonathan Levinsohn, MD, PhD
Dr. Levinsohn is a CHOP nephrology fellow. He earned his medical degree and a doctorate in genetics from Yale University School of Medicine, and completed a residency in general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has a special interest in pediatric nephrology, human genetics/genetic disease, genomics and developmental biology. His favorite things to do in Philadelphia are take his dog to the dog park, play soccer and run on the Schuylkill River Trail.
Tara Sardesai, MD, MS
Dr. Sardesai is a CHOP nephrology fellow. She earned her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital. She says her favorite thing to do in Philly is eat. She is eager to try all the amazing, diverse restaurants in the Philadelphia area.
Uche E. Nwaogazie, MBBS
Dr. Nwaogazie is a CHOP nephrology fellow. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Port Harcourt – College of Health Sciences in Rivers, Nigeria. She completed a pediatric residency at Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria as well as at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She enjoys finding new parks in the Philadelphia are and hiking on the trails with her husband and children (a 4-year-old son and a 10-month-old daughter).