Vinita Sehgal, MD
- ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Medicine, Nephrology
Specialties:Nephrology, Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation
Dr. Sehgal earned her M.D. at Yale University School of Medicine and went on to do her residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center here in New York City. She completed a fellowship in Nephrology and a fellowship in Transplant Nephrology also at Columbia-Presbyterian. Among her many honors, Dr. Sehgal was recognized as a John Harvard Scholar at Harvard University in 1986 where she graduated Cum Laude. Dr. Sehgal is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.
Dr. Sehgal's society memberships include the American Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians and the New York State Society of Nephrology.
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.
Fellowship, Nephrology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.
Fellowship, Nephrology Transplant, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.
Clinical research interest in the medical complications of transplantation, including hepatitis C, post-transplant diabetes, bone disease, and hypercoagulable states.
Sehgal V, Radhakrishnan J, Appel GB, Valeri A, Cohen DJ. Progressive renal insufficiency following cardiac transplantation:cyclosporine, lipids, and hypertension. Am J Kidney Dis 1995; 26(1): 193-201.
Goldstein DI, Zuech N, Sehgal V, Weinberg AD, Drusin R, Cohen DJ. Cyclosporine-associated end-stage nephropathy after cardiac transplantation:incidence and progression. Transplantation 1997; 63(5): 664-668.
Akalin E, Ames S, Sehgal V, Fotino M, Daly L, Murphy B, Bromberg JS. Intravenous Immunoglobulin and thymoglobulin facilitate kidney transplantation in complement dependent cytotoxicity B cell and flow cytometry (T and/or B cell) cross-match positive patients. Transplantation 2003; 76(10): 1444-1447.
Akalin E, Sehgal V, Ames S, Hossain S, Daly L, Murphy B, Bromberg JS. Cytomegalovirus disease in high-risk transplant recipients despite ganciclovir or valganciclovir prophylaxis. American Journal of Transplantation 2003; 3(6): 731-735.