Rosemary Ouseph, M.D., MSPH, FASN, FAST

Alfred A. Jacobs Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Rosemary Ouseph, M.D., MSPH, FASN, FAST

UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5757- Academic Office
502-588-4710 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Nephrology; Transplant; Bone Disease

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
  • American Board of Nephrology


Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: IU Health University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Indiana University
  • MSPH: University of Louisville

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Featured Publications

  • Juin SK, Ouseph R, Gondim DD, Jala VR, Sen U. Diabetic Nephropathy and Gaseous Modulators. Antioxidants (Basel). 2023 May 12;12(5):1088. doi: 10.3390/antiox12051088. PMID: 37237955; PMCID: PMC10215699.
  • Lentine KL, Alhamad T, Cheungpasitporn W, Tan JC, Chang SH, Cooper M, Dadhania DM, Axelrod DA, Schnitzler MA, Ouseph R, Cabeza Rivera FH, Kasiske BL, Woodside KJ, Parsons RF. Impact of Functional Status on Outcomes of Simultaneous Pancreas-kidney Transplantation: Risks and Opportunities for Patient Benefit. Transplant Direct. 2020 Aug 21;6(9):e599. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000001043. PMID: 32903964; PMCID: PMC7447442.
  • Koraishy FM, Yamout H, Naik AS, Zhang Z, Schnitzler MA, Ouseph R, Lam NN, Dharnidharka VR, Axelrod D, Hess GP, Segev DL, Kasiske BL, Lentine KL. Impacts of center and clinical factors in antihypertensive medication use after kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2020 Mar;34(3):e13803. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13803. Epub 2020 Feb 29. PMID: 31997429.
  • Alhamad T, Koraishy FM, Lam NN, Katari S, Naik AS, Schnitzler MA, Xiao H, Axelrod DA, Dharnidharka VR, Randall H, Ouseph R, Segev DL, Brennan DC, Devraj R, Kasiske BL, Lentine KL. Cannabis Dependence or Abuse in Kidney Transplantation: Implications for Posttransplant Outcomes. Transplantation. 2019 Nov;103(11):2373-2382. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002599. Erratum in: Transplantation. 2020 Mar;104(3):e89. PMID: 30747847; PMCID: PMC6679817.
  • Nazzal M, Lentine KL, Naik AS, Ouseph R, Schnitzler MA, Zhang Z, Randall H, Dharnidharka VR, Segev DL, Kasiske BL, Hess GP, Alhamad T, McAdams-Demarco M, Axelrod DA. Center-driven and Clinically Driven Variation in US Liver Transplant Maintenance Immunosuppression Therapy: A National Practice Patterns Analysis. Transplant Direct. 2018 Jun 13;4(7):e364. doi: 10.1097/TXD.0000000000000800. PMID: 30046654; PMCID: PMC6056277.
  • Dharnidharka VR, Naik AS, Axelrod DA, Schnitzler MA, Zhang Z, Bae S, Segev DL, Brennan DC, Alhamad T, Ouseph R, Lam NN, Nazzal M, Randall H, Kasiske BL, McAdams-Demarco M, Lentine KL. Center practice drives variation in choice of US kidney transplant induction therapy: a retrospective analysis of contemporary practice. Transpl Int. 2018 Feb;31(2):198-211. doi: 10.1111/tri.13079. Epub 2017 Nov 2. PMID: 28987015; PMCID: PMC5862637.
  • Lentine KL, Naik AS, Ouseph R, Zhang Z, Axelrod DA, Segev DL, Dharnidharka VR, Brennan DC, Randall H, Gadi R, Lam NN, Hess GP, Kasiske BL, Schnitzler MA. Antidepressant medication use before and after kidney transplant: implications for outcomes - a retrospective study. Transpl Int. 2018 Jan;31(1):20-31. doi: 10.1111/tri.13006. Epub 2017 Aug 3. PMID: 28771882; PMCID: PMC6334638.
  • Randall HB, Alhamad T, Schnitzler MA, Zhang Z, Ford-Glanton S, Axelrod DA, Segev DL, Kasiske BL, Hess GP, Yuan H, Ouseph R, Lentine KL. Survival implications of opioid use before and after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2017 Mar;23(3):305-314. doi: 10.1002/lt.24714. PMID: 28027603.
  • Kaufman CL, Marvin MR, Chilton PM, Hoying JB, Williams SK, Tien H, Ozyurekoglu T, Ouseph R. Immunobiology in VCA. Transpl Int. 2016 Jun;29(6):644-54. doi: 10.1111/tri.12764. Epub 2016 Mar 24. PMID: 26924305.
  • Khalifa F, Soliman A, El-Baz A, Abou El-Ghar M, El-Diasty T, Gimel'farb G, Ouseph R, Dwyer AC. Models and methods for analyzing DCE-MRI: a review. Med Phys. 2014 Dec;41(12):124301. doi: 10.1118/1.4898202. PMID: 25471985.