Rajesh Mohandas MD MPH FASN is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Chief of the
Section of Nephrology and Hypertension at Louisiana State University Health Sciences
Center in New Orleans. He completed a fellowship in nephrology at the University of
Florida (UF) on a T32 grant from the NIH. He joined the faculty in 2011 and was promoted
to Associate Professor with tenure in 2018. He joined LSUHSC and UMC in March 2022.
His clinical focus in on hypertension and chronic kidney disease. His laboratory studies
the molecular mechanisms underlying the cardiovascular complications of kidney disease.
His research has been published in high impact journals and funded by the National
Institute of Health and the Veteran’s Administration.
My Little Something Extra: In his spare time Dr. Mohandas loves to spend time with his family and experience
the rich food and music scene New Orleans has to offer. He loves the outdoors, tennis,
and ran his first half-marathon in 2021.
Medical: 1994 - M.D. Medical College Thirucvananthapuram Kerala, India
Residency: 1999 New York Medical College Valhalla, New York
Fellowship: 2011 University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, Florida