Staff of TMA Vascular Access Center

Elias Bahta, M.D.Elias Bahta, M.D.

Dr. Bahta attended Medical School at Jimma Institute of Health Science Ethiopia and his residency at the University of Rome La'Sapienza. He completed an Internal Medicine residency and his fellowship for Interventional Nephrology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center. He is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.

Joshua Sysak, D.O.Joshua C. Sysak, D.O.

Dr. Sysak completed his undergraduate work at Duquesne University and his medical school degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital and his Nephrology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital. He is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. Dr. Sysak also teaches at the Washington Hospital with their residency program.

Nirav Patel, M.D.Nirav Patel, M.D.

Dr. Nirav Patel completed his Undergraduate and Medical Education at George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia. He completed his residency training at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, then continued on at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA for his fellowship training. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

Debbie Davis, R.N., B.S.N.Debbie Davis, R.N., B.S.N.

Debbie Davis is the director at the TMA Vascular Access Center. She graduated from Western Pennsylvania School of Nursing and also earned a Bachelors Degree in Nursing. She is a member of ASDIN and has her ACLS certification. Debbie is also a CPR instructor for AHA and works with Network 4 as a lecturer.