Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

 Division of Renal-Electrolyte

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photo Mohan Ramkumar, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-360-6181

Office: 7E118 VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
University Drive Division
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Phone: 412-360-6181
Fax: 412-360-6908
Education and Training
MB; BS, Univ. College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India, 1993
Internal Medical Residency, SUNY HSC at Brooklyn
Chief Residency, SUNY HSC at Brooklyn
Nephrology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
Research Interest
Dr. Ramkumar served as the site Principal Investigator at the Pittsburgh VA as a coinvestigator on Dr Myasskovsky’s Merit Review “Tracking Kidney Donors’ Health, QoL and Financial Outcomes Post Donation”.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Nanduri, B., Shah, P., Ramkumar, M., Allen, E.B., Swiatlo, E., Burgess, S.C., Lawrence, M.L. Quantitative analysis of Streptococcus pneumoniae TIGR4 response to in vitro iron restriction by 2-D LC ESI MS/MS. Proteomics. 2008; 8(10): 2104-14.
VA/NIH Acute Renal Failure Trial Network, Palevsky, P.M., Zhang, J.H., O'Connor, T.Z., Chertow, G.M., Crowley, S.T., Choudhury, D., Finkel, K., Kellum, J.A., Paganini, E., Schein, R.M., Smith, M.W., Swanson, K.M., Thompson, B.T., Vijayan, A., Watnick, S., Star, R.A., Peduzzi, P. Intensity of renal support in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008; 359(1): 7-20.
Rosen, A.C., Ramkumar, M., Nguyen, T., Hoeft, F. Noninvasive transcranial brain stimulation and pain. Current Pain and Headache Reports. 2009; 13(1): 12-7.
Srisawat, N., Wen, X., Lee, M., Kong, L., Elder, M., Carter, M., Unruh, M., Finkel, K., Vijayan, A., Ramkumar, M., Paganini,E., Singbartl, K., Palevsky, P.M., Kellum, J.A. Urinary biomarkers and renal recovery in critically ill patients with renal support. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 2011; 6(8): 1815-23.
Myaskovsky, L., Almario Doebler, D., Posluszny, D.M., Dew, M.A., Unruh, M., Fried, L.F., Switzer, G.E., Kim, S., Chang, C.C., Ramkumar, M., Shapiro, R. Perceived discrimination predicts longer time to be accepted for kidney transplant. Transplantation. 2012; 93(4): 423-9.
Hill, M., Mor, M.K., Travis, L., Ward, T., Palevsky, P.M., Ramkumar, M., Weisbord, S.D. Renal function following fistulography in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. Renal Failure Journal. 2013; 35(6): 791-5.
Fried, L.F., Emanuele, N., Zhang, J.H., Brophy, M., Conner, T.A., Duckworth, W., Leehey, D.J., McCullough, P.A., O'Connor, T., Palevsky, P.M., Reilly, R.F., Seliger, S.L., Warren, S.R., Watnick, S., Peduzzi, P., Guarino, P., VA NEPHRON-D Investigators. Combined angiotensin inhibition for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013; 369(20): 1892-903.
Bilodi, A.K., Singh, S., Ebenezer, D.A., Suman, P., M, R. Capillary haemangioma of the right elbow and forearm in new born child. Journal of Clinical Diagnostic Research. 2013; 7(12): 2941-2.
Ramkumar, M., Sharma, S., Jacob, T.G., Bhardwaj, D.N., Nag, T.C., Roy, T.S. The human trochlear and abducens nerves at different ages - a morphometric study. Aging and Disease. 2014; 6(1): 6-16.
Pandiyaraj, K.N., Kumar, A.A., Ramkumar, M.C., Sachdev, A., Gopinath, P., Cools, P., De Geyter, N., Morent, R., Deshmukh, R.R., Hedge, P., Han, C., Nadagouda, M.N. Influence of non-thermal TiCl4/Ar+O2 plasma-assisted TiOx based coatings on the surface of polypropylene (PP) films for the tailoring of surface properties and cytocompatibility. Material Science and Engineering C: Materials for Biological Application. 2016; 62: 908-18.