Bio


Belal grew up in Fremont and later lived in Singapore where he completed his secondary education. He received his bachelors in Biological Psychology and then his medical degree from Tufts University. He completed his internal medicine and chief residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center which solidified his interest in care for the medically underserved. His current research interests include improving diuretic management in advanced CKD and hemodialysis as well as CKD care for underserved communities

Clinical Focus


  • Nephrology

Academic Appointments


Professional Education


  • Doctor of Medicine, Tufts University (2016)
  • Bachelor of Science, Tufts University (2012)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Nephrology Fellowship (2022) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2020)
  • Residency: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency (2020) CA
  • Medical Education: Tufts University School of Medicine (2016) MA

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