Rajeev Raghavan, M.D., F.A.S.N.

Associate Professor - Program Director Nephrology Training Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Rajeev Raghavan, M.D., F.A.S.N. Photo


Associate Professor - Program Director Nephrology Training Program
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US


Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, McNair Campus (Clinic)
7200 Cambridge St., 8th Floor, Suite 8B
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-8355
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  • American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Nephrology American Board of Internal Medicine


  • BS from Case Western Reserve University
    05/2001 - Cleveland, Ohio United States

    Chemical Engineering

  • M.D. from Baylor College Of Medicine
    01/2005 - Houston, TX United States
  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
    06/2008 - Houston, Texas United States

    Internal Medicine

  • Clinical Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
    05/2010 - Houston United States


  • Fellowship at Emory University
    Atlanta, Georgia United States

    Fellowship in Renal Ultrasonography


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tamil


  • Male


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Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
August 8, 2018

Professional Statement

I am an educator, clinician, and researcher at the Baylor College of Medicine. I direct several educational initiatives for students, residents, and fellows. I am a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators, a graduate of the Master Teacher Fellowship Program, and a Masters in Education graduate student at the University of Houston (2019-2021). I provide care for all types of patients with kidney disease, in particular patients with glomerular disease or end stage kidney disease on dialysis. I see outpatients at the Baylor College of Medicine McNair Campus, Harris Health Smith Clinic, and multiple dialysis clinics in the Greater Houston area. I have inpatient rounding privileges at Houston Methodist, Baylor St Luke's Medical Center, and Ben Taub General Hospital. I am a world expert on the policies surrounding the care of undocumented patients with kidney disease. I am the tubulointerstitial nephritis section editor for Clinical Nephrology. My publications have been published in these prestigious journals: New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and the American Journal of Kidney Disease (AJKD). He is a respected clinician educator at the Baylor College of Medicine. Since 2015, he has served as the Program Director for the nephrology fellowship training program. He is an active member of the prestigious curriculum committee and former Chair of the foundational sciences sub-committee. He is also the renal pathophysiology course director. Dr. Raghavan's research interests include health disparity in disadvantaged populations, and in particular the care of undocumented immigrants with advanced kidney disease. He is a national authority on this subject and advocates for change in public policy. As an educator, Dr. Raghavan enjoys educating his patients about their disease. Finally, he is an exceptional cellist and performs with the Texas Medical Center Orchestra.

Professional Interests

  • Rheumatologic and glomerular diseases, renal ultrasonography, peritoneal dialysis, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, and acid-base/electrolyte disturbances