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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.
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
American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Winston-Salem, NC, 2006–present
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA:
Clinical Instructor of Nephrology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay, India, 1992–1994
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