Dr. Robert Horn, established the first kidney biopsy service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (1965-1981) as a part of the electron microscopy laboratory. He was at the forefront of methods developed for kidney biopsy interpretation that are still in use today.

His decades of diagnostic experience through the evolution of kidney biopsy pathology are unsurpassed.


Renal Pathologist, Partner

Dr. Wang joined us in February of 2007 as a renal pathologist and business partner.

Dr. Wang graduated with Honors from the Wannan Medical School in Anhui, China and earned an M.S. in Physiology from Suzhou Medical College in Jiangsu, China, where he was an instructor and lecturer before coming to the US.

Before and during his pathology residency at Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Wang was a research fellow, instructor, and research consultant in the Renal Section at Boston University School of Medicine.

After his residency, and before joining LKP, Dr. Wang completed a renal pathology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, and two years of clinical practice at Nephropathology Associates in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Renal Pathologist

Dr. Persad has extensive experience, including previous training and board certification in Internal Medicine at Mercer University, General Pathology at Wake Forest University and Renal Pathology specialty training at Vanderbilt University.

He has practiced in both academic and private settings in Georgia and North Carolina. His unique perspective as both clinician and pathologist makes him adept at bridging the gap between nephrology and renal pathology.