Vikas R. Dharnidharka

Vikas R. Dharnidharka, MD, MPH

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Specializes In
  • Kidney Health (Nephrology)
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For

Pediatric nephrology, pediatric dialysis, kidney transplantation, pediatric plasmapheresis, cellular apheresis, kidney biopsies, acute hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, kidney critical care, anemia management, bone mineral management.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Academic Title(s)

Professor, Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Research Interests

Transplant outcomes research, to evaluate risk factors and outcomes related to infections or malignancies after solid organ transplantation. Also interest in PTLD and BK virus nephropathy (BKVN), two major complications after organ transplantation.

Publications & Research

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1982 St. Xavier's College, Mahapalika Marg, Bombay, India


1998 Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA


1988 Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay University, Bombay, India


1991 Pediatrics, Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay University, Bombay, India

Postgraduate Program in Clinical Investigation

2007 University of Florida,Gainesville, FL


1995 Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan & Wayne State University,Detroit, MI

Master's Degree

2007 Public Health, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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