Lindsay Tapia, ARNP

Lindsay received her BSN degree form Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, IA. and her MSN degree with a specialty tract in Family Practice from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She is certified by and a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  She is also a member of the American Nephrology Nurses Association and the National Kidney Foundation.  She joined Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in 2016 bringing experience in critical care and cardiology.  Away from the office she enjoys running and spending time with her husband, dog, family and friends.

Nathan Mills, ARNP

Nate received his ASN from Scott Community College, a  BSN degree from Trinity College of Nursing, Rock Island and his Acute Care Nurse Practitioner licensing from University of Illinois, Chicago.  He joined Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in 2015 bringing years of experience in critical care.  Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.  

Dana Gibson, ARNP

‚ÄčAnticipating her arrival July 2017.

Pamela ViPond, ARNP

Pam received her BSN degree and MS degree, with specialty tract in Critical Care, from University of Illinois at Chicago.  She is board certified as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner since 2001 and joined with the Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in 2016, bringing years of experience in not only Critical Care, but also Vascular Surgery, Cardiology and Internal Medicine.  Away from the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.  

Krystine Ryan, ARNP

Krystine attended Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2010.  She furthered her education at the University of Illinois at Chicago receiving her Master of Science degree and completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program in 2016.  In addition, she is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau  and the National Kidney Foundation.  Krystine's clinical experience includes working as a registered nurse for 6 years in critical care prior to joining with Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in August 2016.  She enjoys furthering her education,  spending quality time with her family, traveling and staying active by running.

Travis Figanbaum, M.D.

Dr. Figanbaum grew up in the rural Quad Cities area.  He recieved his Medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford.  He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.  He practiced General Medicine prior to returning to pursue his nephrology training.  He received his Nephrology fellowship training at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics.  In 2014, he joined Quad Cities Nephrology Associates, where his interests include Chronic Kidney Disease, Hyptertension, and End Stage Renal Disease, particularly Home Hemodialysis.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.  Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters, and family.


Suresh Alla, M.D.

Dr. Suresh Alla grew up in the Quad Cities.  He received his Medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.  He completed his Internal Medicine residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO and his Nephrology fellowship at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. He board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. In addition he certified as a Clinical Hypertension Specialist. He is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Iowa. His interests include Hypertension and Home Dialysis Therapies.  He joined Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in 2012.  Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and family.


Rajesh Alla, M.D.

Dr. Rajesh Alla grew up in the Quad Cities. He earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University in New Haven, CT.  He received his medical degree from Vanderbuilt University in Nashville, TN.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, MO.  He is board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine.  In addition, he is certified as a Hypertension Specialist. He is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Iowa.  He joined Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in 2007.  His interests include Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, and End Stage Renal Disease.  Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, three children, and family.       


Ravinder Pal S. Bhatti, M.D.

Dr. Bhatti received his Medical Degree from University of Delhi, India. He pursued his Masters in Public Health at the University of Miami thereafter. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago and his Nephrology Fellowship at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at Little Rock, Arkansas. He joined Quad Cities Nephrology Associates in July 2016. He is board Certified in Internal Medicine and Board Eligible in Nephrology. His interests include Chronic Kidney Disease and Home Dialysis modalities.  Away from work, he likes spending some his time pursing his hobbies of computer programming and photography..‚Äč

V R Alla, M.D.

Dr. Alla received his Medical degree at J.N. Medical College, Belgqaum, India. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Mercy Hospital,Chicago and his Nephrology fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago graduating in 1980. After graduating he came to the Quad Cities where he was the founder of the Quad Cities Kidney Centers and the Quad Cities Nephrology Associates. Dr. Alla's interest include Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension and Dialysis (End Stage Renal Disease).  Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.