Professor of Medicine
Program Director, University of Colorado Denver Nephrology Fellowship Program
Dr. Seth Furgeson, Associate Program Director, is originally from El Paso and graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis where he served as a chief resident at the St. Louis VA hospital. After finishing his nephrology fellowship at the University of Colorado in 2009, he joined the faculty at the University of Colorado. Dr. Furgeson sees patients at Denver Health, where he serves as the medical director of the outpatient hemodialysis unit as well as the home dialysis clinic. His laboratory is currently studying cellular mechanisms of CKD progression with a focus on macrophage-epithelial interactions and leukotrienes. Dr. Furgeson became the associate program director in 2020 and is responsible for implementing the educational curriculum.