“Dr. Kunal Parekh is a board certified nephrologist practicing in Hawaii. Originally born in India, he immigrated to the United States at the age of six. Growing up in New York City, Dr. Parekh completed his undergraduate training at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He then studied at Saba University School of Medicine in the Netherlands-Antilles.
Dr. Parekh completed Internal Medicine residency at New York Medical College’s Richmond program. He went on to pursue further training in Nephrology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. After completing fellowship, Dr. Parekh started nephrology practice on Oahu.
He is Chief of the Division of Nephrology at Queen’s Health Systems. He has an avid interest in medical education and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Parekh is also engaged in improving public health and is involved with the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Dr. Parekh has been designated as Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology through excellence in practice and is recognized by the Society for outstanding credentials, high professional achievement,
commitment to the field, and demonstrated scholarship.
During his free time, Dr. Parekh enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, playing tennis, and reading.”