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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Specialty Areas

Management of chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, acid base and electrolyte disorders, renal replacement therapy including hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Education and Experience

MD: Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 2009; Internship and Residency: Internal Medicine, State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, 2013-2016; Nephrology fellowship: University of North Carolina, 2016-2018; Clinical Assistant professor, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, University of North Carolina, 9/2018-present.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Radhakrishna is currently based out of the Division’s practice location in Sanford, North Carolina at the UNC Specialty clinics as well as UNC Dialysis units in the area. Her practice focuses on care of patients with End stage renal disease on dialysis (both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), General Nephrology including Acute Kidney injury, Chronic Kidney disease, Hypertension, Acid base and electrolyte abnormalities.

Poster/Abstract Presentations

Focal and segmented glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in association with Carfilzomib therapy. Radhakrishna R, Nickeleit V, Hladik G. ASN Kidney week 2017

IgA Nephropathy: A diagnostic dilemma. Radhakrishna R, Saha M, Nickeleit V, Nachman P. ASN Kidney Week 2017

Hello, Goodbye proteinuria. Sorkin J, Nachman P, Derebail V, Radhakrishna R, Nickeleit V, Mikhailov A. ASN Kidney Week 2017

An Answer to Recurrent Nephrolithiasis and Hypervitaminosis D. Radhakrishna R, Madariaga H, Haseer Koya H, Varghese D, Knohl S. Beyond the Doctorate Research Day (SUNY Upstate Medical University) and National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting 2015

Page Kidney – A Rare Cause of Accelerated Hypertension. Haseer Koya H, Radhakrishna R, Varghese D, George T, John D. National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting 2015

Roshni Radhakrishna, MD