Division of

Renal-Electrolyte

Leadership

Helbert Rondon, MD, MS, FACP, FASN
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Renal Fellowship Program

Dr. Rondon is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Program Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Program, and Associate Clinical Director of the Renal-Electrolyte Division at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Rondon was born and raised in Lima, Peru, where he attended Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and then a clinical fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Rondon has published several manuscripts in the area of hyponatremia. Other interests include medical education, electrolyte physiology, mechanisms of sodium retention in nephrotic syndrome, and glomerular disorders. His interest in medical education focuses on innovative ways to teach hyponatremia to residents and students. Dr. Rondon is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Rondon is also a former Harvard Macy Scholar.

Amar D. Bansal, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Renal-Electrolyte Division

Dr. Bansal is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Associate Program Director for the Renal Fellowship Program. He was born and raised in St. Croix, part of the US Virgin Islands. He attended medical school at NYU and completed internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at Penn. He developed an interest in serious illness, communication, and end of life care and completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine, also at Penn. He joined the faculty at University of Pittsburgh in 2017 and is clinically active in both nephrology and palliative care. His interests are in comprehensive conservative care, general nephrology, and nephrology fellowship education.

Division of Renal-Electrolyte Academic Offices

A919 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
(412) 647-3118