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Shashi Kumar Nagaraj, MBBS

Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Campus mail: Box 3959 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-4246
Email address: shashi.nagaraj@duke.edu

Clinical areas of interest are chronic renal failure, dialysis, transplantation, hypertension, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, urinary tract infections, congenital genitourinary anomalies, lupus nephritis,

Education and Training

  • Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, Pediatrics, University of Virginia, 1992 - 1995
  • Pediatric Residency, Pediatrics, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1990 - 1992
  • M.B.B.S., Kasturba Medical College (Manipal), 1982

Publications

Pelletier, JH, Kumar, KR, Engen, R, Bensimhon, A, Varner, JD, Rheault, MN, Srivastava, T, Straatmann, C, Silva, C, Davis, TK, Wenderfer, SE, Gibson, K, Selewski, D, Barcia, J, Weng, P, Licht, C, Jawa, N, Kallash, M, Foreman, JW, Wigfall, DR, Chua, AN, Chambers, E, Hornik, CP, Brewer, ED, Nagaraj, SK, Greenbaum, LA, and Gbadegesin, RA. "Correction to: Recurrence of nephrotic syndrome following kidney transplantation is associated with initial native kidney biopsy findings : A Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium (MWPNC) study." Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany) 34, no. 3 (March 2019): 539-null.

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Pelletier, JH, Kumar, KR, Engen, R, Bensimhon, A, Varner, JD, Rheault, MN, Srivastava, T, Straatmann, C, Silva, C, Davis, TK, Wenderfer, SE, Gibson, K, Selewski, D, Barcia, J, Weng, P, Licht, C, Jawa, N, Kallash, M, Foreman, JW, Wigfall, DR, Chua, AN, Chambers, E, Hornik, CP, Brewer, ED, Nagaraj, SK, Greenbaum, LA, and Gbadegesin, RA. "Recurrence of nephrotic syndrome following kidney transplantation is associated with initial native kidney biopsy findings." Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany) 33, no. 10 (October 2018): 1773-1780.

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Pena, LDM, Jiang, Y-H, Schoch, K, Spillmann, RC, Walley, N, Stong, N, Rapisardo Horn, S, Sullivan, JA, McConkie-Rosell, A, Kansagra, S, Smith, EC, El-Dairi, M, Bellet, J, Keels, MA, Jasien, J, Kranz, PG, Noel, R, Nagaraj, SK, Lark, RK, Wechsler, DSG, Del Gaudio, D, Leung, ML, Hendon, LG, Parker, CC, Jones, KL, Undiagnosed Diseases Network Members, , Goldstein, DB, and Shashi, V. "Looking beyond the exome: a phenotype-first approach to molecular diagnostic resolution in rare and undiagnosed diseases." Genetics in Medicine : Official Journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 20, no. 4 (April 2018): 464-469.

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Pelletier, JH, Nagaraj, S, Gbadegesin, R, Wigfall, D, McGann, KA, and Foreman, J. "Neutropenic enterocolitis (typhlitis) in a pediatric renal transplant patient. A case report and review of the literature." Pediatric transplantation 21, no. 6 (September 2017).

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Elahi, S, Homstad, A, Vaidya, H, Stout, J, Hall, G, Wu, G, Conlon, P, Routh, JC, Wiener, JS, Ross, SS, Nagaraj, S, Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, Adeyemo, A, Gupta, IR, Brophy, PD, Rabinovich, CE, and Gbadegesin, RA. "Rare variants in tenascin genes in a cohort of children with primary vesicoureteric reflux." Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) 31, no. 2 (February 2016): 247-253.

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Wang, HHS, Gbadegesin, RA, Foreman, JW, Nagaraj, SK, Wigfall, DR, Wiener, JS, and Routh, JC. "Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: Systematic review and meta-analysis." Journal of Urology 193, no. 3 (January 1, 2016): 963-969.

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Phelan, PJ, Hall, G, Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, Nagaraj, S, Malone, AF, Winn, MP, Howell, DN, and Gbadegesin, R. "Variability in phenotype induced by the podocin variant R229Q plus a single pathogenic mutation." Clinical Kidney Journal 8, no. 5 (October 2015): 538-542.

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Gbadegesin, RA, Adeyemo, A, Webb, NJA, Greenbaum, LA, Abeyagunawardena, A, Thalgahagoda, S, Kale, A, Gipson, D, Srivastava, T, Lin, J-J, Chand, D, Hunley, TE, Brophy, PD, Bagga, A, Sinha, A, Rheault, MN, Ghali, J, Nicholls, K, Abraham, E, Janjua, HS, Omoloja, A, Barletta, G-M, Cai, Y, Milford, DD, O'Brien, C, Awan, A, Belostotsky, V, Smoyer, WE, Homstad, A, Hall, G, Wu, G, Nagaraj, S, Wigfall, D, Foreman, J, Winn, MP, and Mid-West Pediatric Nephrology Consortium, . "HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 Are Candidate Risk Loci for Childhood-Onset Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome." Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : Jasn 26, no. 7 (July 2015): 1701-1710.

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Wang, H-HS, Gbadegesin, RA, Foreman, JW, Nagaraj, SK, Wigfall, DR, Wiener, JS, and Routh, JC. "Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: systematic review and meta-analysis." The Journal of urology 193, no. 3 (March 2015): 963-969. (Review)

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McNamara, ER, Sullivan, J, Nagaraj, SK, Wiener, JS, and Kishnani, PS. "Neurogenic bladder dysfunction presenting as urinary retention in neuronopathic Gaucher disease." JIMD reports 15 (January 2015): 67-70.

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