California Institute of Renal Research

Chula Vista

340 4th Ave #5A
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Phone 619-422-2687

Jill Meyer, M.D.
Dr. Meyer joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2009. She practices at Sharp Chula Vista Hospital and two offices in the Chula Vista area. She specializes in hypertension and kidney disease and cares for patients on hemodialysis at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Meyer attended medical school at the American University in Coral Gables, Florida where she obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree. After completing her residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she earned her Nephrology fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Meyer is also a Principle Investigator for the Clinical Institute for Renal Research (CIRR) speaks Spanish and serves as a Member of the Board for Balboa Nephrology.

In her free time, she enjoys downhill skiing, running and spending time at the beach with her two beautiful girls.
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El Centro

2205 Ross Ave #102
El Centro, CA 92243

Phone 760-337-9575

Ramin Berenji, M.D.
Dr. Berenji joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2006. He practices in the El Centro and Brawley area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at Fresenius Medical Care.

Dr. Berenji attended medical school at the University Of Hamburg School Of Medicine, in West Germany where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. After he completed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital/John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, he completed his Nephrology fellowship training at Stanford University.

Dr. Berenji holds the following Memberships: American Medical Association, California Medical Association, Imperial County Medical Society, American Society of Nephrology and American College of Physicians. He has been awarded the Fellow of American College of Physicians and the Fellow of American Society of Nephrology.

Dr. Berenji is a Clinical Instructor at Imperial Valley College and also speaks German and Farsi. He is also a BNMG board member, a principal investigator at CIRR, and a member of the research advisory committee.

He enjoys jazz, playing tennis, travel and photography.
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Escondido

631 E Grand Ave
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone 760-294-3162  |  Fax 858-366-4745

Osman Khawar, M.D.
Dr. Khawar joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2016. He practices in the Escondido area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients, Transplant patients. He has a particular passion for home dialysis methods in particular: both Home Hemodialysis and Peritoneal dialysis.

Dr. Khawar attended medical school at Glasgow University and then obtained a Masters from the John Hopkins School of Public Health.. After completing his residency at St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, he completed his Nephrology training at Harbor-UCLA.

Osman also works in the medical device industry, running a company developing a novel home hemodialysis machine. In his free time, he spends time with his family, travels and is currently learning the electric guitar.
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Frost Street

8010 Frost St # 502
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone 858-637-4600

Arman Faravardeh, M.D.
Dr. Faravardeh joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2014. He practices in the Sharp Metro are; specializing in Kidney diseases which include hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Faravardeh attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed his residency. He completed his Nephrology fellowship at the University of Minnesota.

In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking, reading history and science, and traveling.
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Kearny Mesa

7927 Ostrow St Ste. A
San Diego, CA 92111

Phone 858-810-8180

Mark Boiskin, M.D.
Dr. Boiskin joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 1999. He practices in the La Jolla, Poway and Encinitas area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units. He is also actively involved in research with California Institute of Renal Research. (CIRR)

Dr. Boiskin attended medical school at the University of Stellenbosch Medical School in South Africa where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. After completing his residency at the University of Alberta in Canada, he completed his fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.

Spending time with his wife, daughter and son are the most important things to him. He enjoys helping his wife with her animal sanctuary, scuba diving with his daughter and exercising with his son. He is also involved with nature conservation and when he has time, he enjoys reading a good book.
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Dylan Steer, M.D.
Dr. Steer joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2003. He practices in the La Jolla area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Steer attended medical school at Duke University where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed his residency. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.
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La Jolla

9834 Genesee Ave # 312
La Jolla, CA 92037

Phone 858-558-8150  |  Fax 858-346-1024

Mark Boiskin, M.D.
Dr. Boiskin joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 1999. He practices in the La Jolla, Poway and Encinitas area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units. He is also actively involved in research with California Institute of Renal Research. (CIRR)

Dr. Boiskin attended medical school at the University of Stellenbosch Medical School in South Africa where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. After completing his residency at the University of Alberta in Canada, he completed his fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.

Spending time with his wife, daughter and son are the most important things to him. He enjoys helping his wife with her animal sanctuary, scuba diving with his daughter and exercising with his son. He is also involved with nature conservation and when he has time, he enjoys reading a good book.
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Dylan Steer, M.D.
Dr. Steer joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2003. He practices in the La Jolla area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Steer attended medical school at Duke University where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed his residency. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.
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La Mesa

8851 Center Dr Ste 400
La Mesa, CA 91942

Phone 619-461-3894

George Fadda, M.D.
Dr. Fadda joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 1992. He practices in the La Mesa area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Fadda attended medical school at American University of Beirut where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed his residency. He completed his Nephrology fellowship at the University of Southern California Medical Center Los Angeles.

Dr. Fadda was an assistant professor of Medicine and Nephrology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles before he joined Balboa Nephrology medical group. He has also authored more the 45 articles and is the Founder of California institute of arena research.
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Poway

15708 Pomerado Rd N
Poway, CA 92064

Phone 858-558-8150  |  Fax 858-558-7601

Mark Boiskin, M.D.
Dr. Boiskin joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 1999. He practices in the La Jolla, Poway and Encinitas area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units. He is also actively involved in research with California Institute of Renal Research. (CIRR)

Dr. Boiskin attended medical school at the University of Stellenbosch Medical School in South Africa where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree. After completing his residency at the University of Alberta in Canada, he completed his fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.

Spending time with his wife, daughter and son are the most important things to him. He enjoys helping his wife with her animal sanctuary, scuba diving with his daughter and exercising with his son. He is also involved with nature conservation and when he has time, he enjoys reading a good book.
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Dylan Steer, M.D.
Dr. Steer joined Balboa Nephrology Medical Group in 2003. He practices in the La Jolla area; specializing in kidney diseases which includes hemodialysis patients at both FMC and DaVita Dialysis units.

Dr. Steer attended medical school at Duke University where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree and completed his residency. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training at the University of California San Diego.
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