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Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology

Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology

Dr. Tushar J. Vachharajani reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Vachharajani is an Associate Professor of Nephrology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. His clinical specialties include acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, dialysis vascular access, interventional nephrology, clinical nephrology, dialysis, and hypertension. Dr. Vachharajani established the Interventional Nephrology Program at the Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, in 2002.

Education and Training

MB: Bombay University Grant Medical College, Bombay, India, 1985

Residency in Internal Medicine: Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Bombay, India, 1985–1989

Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology: Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay, India, 1989–1992

Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology: St. Bartholomew's Hospital, UK , 1994–1996

Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA, 1996–1998

Research Fellowship in Molecular Biology and Cell Physiology: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA, 1998

Residency in Internal Medicine: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA, 1999–2000

Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Nephrology: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Health Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA, 2001

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006–present

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA:

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, 2006–present
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, 2001–2006

Clinical Instructor of Nephrology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay, India, 1992–1994

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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