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Dr. Vaishnavi Pochineni

Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician 


Transplant Nephrology (Mayo Clinic)

Dr. Vaishnavi Pochineni is one of the best Consultant Nephrologists, with primary clinical focus in kidney and pancreas transplantation. Her clinical interest is to take care of patients with chronic kidney disease of all stages and causes.

She has a special interest in helping patients adopt lifestyle changes and to slow progression of chronic kidney disease. Her research themes include “Steroid avoidance protocols in Transplantation” and “Improving outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease”. 

Chart & Stethoscope
  • Kidney Transplantation

  • Glomerular disorders (Lupus nephritis, Membranous, FSGS, minimal change disease)

  • Managing Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (Diabetic/Hypertensive)

  • Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology

  • Electrolyte Disorders

Educational Background
  • Renal Transplant Fellowship, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Arizona 

  • Chief Fellow in Nephrology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Fellowship in Nephrology: Renal and Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 

  • Residency in Internal Medicine: Queens Hospital Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City. 

Professional Membership
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians ( FACP)  

  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology ( FASN)  

  • American Board Certified in Internal Medicine

  • American Board Certified in Nephrology

  • American Society of Transplantation and United Network for Organ Sharing Kidney Certification 

  • Mayo Clinic Quality Fellow: Bronze Level Certification

  • Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician - Preethi clinic for Urology and Kidney care, KPHB. 2022- current



Previously :

  • Consultant Nephrologist and Transplant Physician- Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda. 2019- 2021

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