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Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Medical Director, UNC Hospitals Kidney and Hypertension Specialty Clinic

Specialty Areas

General and Transplant Nephrology

Education and Experience

MBBS: Christian Medical College, Punjab, India, 2004; Intern: Christian Medical College, 2004; Resident: Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA, 2007-2010; Nephrology Fellow: Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2012; Transplant Nephrology Fellow: Einstein Medical Center, 2012-2013; Kidney Transplant Co-Director: East Carolina University, 2014-2016; Assistant Professor of Medicine: East Carolina University, 2014-2016; Clinical Assistant Professor: University of North Carolina, 2016-present.

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Jawa’s interests include all clinical aspects of kidney transplantation, especially chronic allograft nephropathy and immune monitoring post kidney transplant. He’s also involved in the management of acute and chronic kidney disease patients at the University of North Carolina Hospitals and the Carolina Dialysis Center in Sanford, NC.

Selected Bibliography

Edgar Lerma, Tejas Desai, Pankaj Jawa. Proteinuria: Emedicine – Medscape. November 2014.

Pankaj Jawa, Koyal Jain, Robert Allen, Gitana Braduskaite, Shiang Kung. Trichodysplasia Spinulosa: Clinical Image Kidney Int. 2014 Mar; 85(3):715.

Knorr JP, Sjeime M, Braitman LE, Jawa P, Zaki R, Ortiz J.Concomitant proton pump inhibitors with mycophenolate mofetil and the risk of rejection in kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2014 Mar 15; 97(5):518-24.

Khanmoradi K, Knorr JP, Feyssa EL, Parsikia A, Jawa P, Dinh DB, Campos S, Zaki RF, Ortiz JA. Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin Induction in Elderly Kidney Transplant Recipients. Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Jun; 11(3):222-8

Jawa Pankaj, Conlin Frederick. Pseudo membranes on Colostomy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Mar; 84(3):214.