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Rajesh Mohandas, MD

About Dr. Mohandas

Rajesh Mohandas MD MPH FASN is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Nephrology and Hypertension at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He completed a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Florida (UF) on a T32 grant from the NIH. He joined the faculty in 2011 and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2018. He joined LSUHSC and UMC in March 2022. His clinical focus in on hypertension and chronic kidney disease. His laboratory studies the molecular mechanisms underlying the cardiovascular complications of kidney disease. His research has been published in high impact journals and funded by the National Institute of Health and the Veteran’s Administration.

My Little Something Extra:
In his spare time Dr. Mohandas loves to spend time with his family and experience the rich food and music scene New Orleans has to offer. He loves the outdoors, tennis, and ran his first half-marathon in 2021.

Affiliations Touro
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Education and Experience
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). (Nephrology)
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