Rafia Chaudhry, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave, #339-B
San Francisco CA 94110
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    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TNNephrology Fellowship06/2015Nephrology
    University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, ILInternal Medicine Residency06/2013Internal Medicine
    The Aga Khan University, Karachi, PakistanM.B.B.S10/2008Medical College
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    Albany Medical College2018Nephrology Attending of the Year
    Albany Medical Center, Albany NY2017  - 2018Champion Program Honoree

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    I am an academic clinical nephrologist, and serve as the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program at UCSF, and Site Director for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

    I am inspired by, and dedicated to medical education, and also served as the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program at Albany Medical College from 2016-2018.

    My clinical interests include renal vasculitis and peritoneal dialysis.

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    1. The Decrease in Serum Total Cholesterol and Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Concentrations With the Initiation of Hemodialysis Despite a Concomitant Increase in Serum Albumin Concentrations. Cureus. 2023 Oct; 15(10):e47272. Sam R, Zhang L, Tuot DS, Chaudhry R. PMID: 38022186; PMCID: PMC10655933.
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    2. Concepts and Controversies: Lipid Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2021 06; 35(3):479-489. Mathew RO, Rosenson RS, Lyubarova R, Chaudhry R, Costa SP, Bangalore S, Sidhu MS. PMID: 32556851.
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    3. Virtual Interviews at Graduate Medical Education Training Programs: Determining Evidence-Based Best Practices. Acad Med. 2021 08 01; 96(8):1137-1145. Huppert LA, Hsiao EC, Cho KC, Marquez C, Chaudhry RI, Frank J, Goglin SE, Hsu G, Kathpalia P, Khanna R, Kompala T, Rao MN, Bower BA, Trafas V, Santhosh L, Schwartz BS, Babik JM. PMID: 33298691.
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    4. Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients with Calciphylaxis. Am J Med Sci. 2021 01; 361(1):132-134. Zakher M, Chaudhry RI, Monrroy M, Daoui S, Daoui R, Salman L, Mehta S. PMID: 32736833.
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    5. Strategies to Prevent Peritonitis after Procedures: Our Opinions. Perit Dial Int. 2019 Jul-Aug; 39(4):315-319. Chaudhry RI, Chopra T, Fissell R, Golper TA. PMID: 31296777.
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    6. ANCA associated vasculitis: experience of a tertiary care referral center. J Bras Nefrol. 2019 Jan-Mar; 41(1):55-64. Chaudhry R, Bilal A, Austin A, Mehta S, Salman L, Foulke L, Feustel P, Zuckerman R, Asif A. PMID: 30095143; PMCID: PMC6534033.
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    7. Detection of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in the Cardiology and Nephrology Communities. Cardiorenal Med. 2018; 8(4):285-295. Chaudhry RI, Mathew RO, Sidhu MS, Sidhu-Adler P, Lyubarova R, Rangaswami J, Salman L, Asif A, Fleg JL, McCullough PA, Maddux F, Bangalore S. PMID: 30078001; PMCID: PMC6477517.
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    8. IL-1 Inhibition and Vascular Function in CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Mar; 28(3):971-980. Nowak KL, Chonchol M, Ikizler TA, Farmer-Bailey H, Salas N, Chaudhry R, Wang W, Smits G, Tengesdal I, Dinarello CA, Hung AM. PMID: 27647856; PMCID: PMC5328163.
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    9. Automated cyclers used in peritoneal dialysis: technical aspects for the clinician. Med Devices (Auckl). 2015; 8:95-102. Chaudhry RI, Golper TA. PMID: 25653566; PMCID: PMC4311757.
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    10. Educating and informing patients receiving psychopharmacological medications: are family physicians in Pakistan up to the task? PLoS One. 2009; 4(2):e4620. Ganatra HA, Bhurgri H, Channa R, Bawany FA, Zafar SN, Chaudhry RI, Batool SH, Basit A, Asghar M, Saleem S, Naqvi H. PMID: 19247488; PMCID: PMC2645685.
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    11. Depurative Modality Options. Henrich’s Principles and Practice of Hemodialysis 5th edition. Chopra T, Iheanyichukwu O, Chaudhry R, Golper T, Schulman G.
    12. High Efficiency and High Flux Hemodialysis. Henrich’s Principles and Practice of Hemodialysis 5th edition. Golper T, Chaudhry R, Iheanyichukwu O, Schulman G.