Zygimantas C. Alsauskas, M.D.

Zygimantas Alsauskas M.D.

Zygimantas C. Alsauskas, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5757- Academic Office
502-588-4714 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Nephrology; Interventional Nephrology; Renal Ultrasonography

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -


Education and Training

  • Medical School: Vilnius University
  • Residency: Drexel University Affiliated Hospitals
  • Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Featured Publications

  • Alsauskas ZC, Medapalli RK, Ross MJ. Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy of kidney disease in HIV-infected patients. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2011 Apr;12(5):691-704. doi: 10.1517/14656566.2011.535518. Epub 2011 Jan 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 21250871; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3059255.
  • Leventhal JS, Alsauskas Z, Snyder A, Gong P, Wang B, D'Agati V, Ross MJ. Renal HIV expression is unaffected by serum LPS levels in an HIV transgenic mouse model of LPS induced kidney injury. PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e20688. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020688. Epub 2011 Jun 16. PubMed PMID: 21698182; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3116837.
  • Snyder A, Alsauskas ZC, Leventhal JS, Rosenstiel PE, Gong P, Chan JJ, Barley K, He JC, Klotman ME, Ross MJ, Klotman PE. HIV-1 viral protein r induces ERK and caspase-8-dependent apoptosis in renal tubular epithelial cells. AIDS. 2010 May 15;24(8):1107-19. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e328337b0ab. PubMed PMID: 20404718; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2860650.
  • Alsauskas ZC, Winston J. Infectious diseases: Kidney biopsy and HIV: weighing the risks and benefits. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2010 May;6(5):256-7. doi: 10.1038/nrneph.2010.44. PubMed PMID: 20424628.
  • Snyder A, Alsauskas Z, Gong P, Rosenstiel PE, Klotman ME, Klotman PE, Ross MJ. FAT10: a novel mediator of Vpr-induced apoptosis in human immunodeficiency virus-associated nephropathy. J Virol. 2009 Nov;83(22):11983-8. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00034-09. Epub 2009 Sep 2. PubMed PMID: 19726511; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2772664.
  • Mackelaite L, Alsauskas ZC, Ranganna K. Renal failure in patients with cirrhosis. Med Clin North Am. 2009 Jul;93(4):855-69, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2009.03.003. Review. PubMed PMID: 19577118.