Nina Vasavada, M.D.

Nina Vasavada, M.D.

Nina Vasavada, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
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; Hypertension

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Nephrology
  • American Society of Hypertension -
    Clinical Specialist in Hypertension

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
  • Residency: St. Vincent Hospitals (Indianapolis)
  • Fellowship: Indiana University

Featured Publications

  • Bayliss GP, Cobb J, Decker B, Hellman R, Vasavada N, Mackelaite L, Shadur C, Ilori T, Ibrahim T, Leight K, Hsiao LL, Molitoris BA, Okusa MD, Parker MG; ASN Workforce Committee. Kidney Mentoring and Assessment Program for Students: a guide for engaging medical students in nephrology. Clin Kidney J. 2019 Aug 22;12(6):761-766. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfz108. PMID: 31807288; PMCID: PMC6885673.
  • Alfaro R, Vasavada N, Paueksakon P, Hernandez GT, Aronoff GR. Cocaine-induced acute interstitial nephritis: A case report and review of the literature. J Nephropathol. 2013 Jul;2(3):204-9. doi: 10.12860/JNP.2013.33. Epub 2013 Jul 1. PMID: 24475451; PMCID: PMC3891136.
  • Vasavada N, Agarwal R. Combination therapy of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers in chronic kidney disease. F1000 Med Rep. 2009 Jun 9;1:47. doi: 10.3410/M1-47. PMID: 20948734; PMCID: PMC2924723.
  • Agarwal R, Saha C, Battiwala M, Vasavada N, Curley T, Chase SD, Sachs N, Semret MH. A pilot randomized controlled trial of renal protection with pioglitazone in diabetic nephropathy. Kidney Int. 2005 Jul;68(1):285-92. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1755.2005.00416.x. PMID: 15954919.
  • Vasavada N, Agarwal R. Role of oxidative stress in diabetic nephropathy. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2005 Apr;12(2):146-54. doi: 10.1053/j.ackd.2005.01.001. PMID: 15822050.
  • Agarwal R, Vasavada N, Sachs NG, Chase S. Oxidative stress and renal injury with intravenous iron in patients with chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2004 Jun;65(6):2279-89. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1755.2004.00648.x. PMID: 15149341.
  • Agarwal R, Vasavada N, Chase SD. Evaluation of kidney function in patients with acute renal failure using high-performance liquid chromatography: a case report. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Jan;24(1):145-9. doi: 10.1592/phco. PMID: 14740793.
  • Vasavada N, Williams C, Hellman RN. Ethylene glycol intoxication: case report and pharmacokinetic perspectives. Pharmacotherapy. 2003 Dec;23(12):1652-8. doi: 10.1592/phco.23.15.1652.31968. PMID: 14695045.
  • Hall SD, Wang Z, Huang SM, Hamman MA, Vasavada N, Adigun AQ, Hilligoss JK, Miller M, Gorski JC. The interaction between St John's wort and an oral contraceptive. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2003 Dec;74(6):525-35. doi: 10.1016/j.clpt.2003.08.009. PMID: 14663455.
  • Vasavada N, Agarwal R. Role of excess volume in the pathophysiology of hypertension in chronic kidney disease. Kidney Int. 2003 Nov;64(5):1772-9. doi: 10.1046/j.1523-1755.2003.00273.x. PMID: 14531810.