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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, Jonathan H., Karan R. Kumar, Rachel Engen, Adam Bensimhon, Jennifer D. Varner, Michelle N. Rheault, Tarak Srivastava, et al. “Correction to: Recurrence of nephrotic syndrome following kidney transplantation is associated with initial native kidney biopsy findings : A Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium (MWPNC) study..” Pediatr Nephrol 34, no. 3 (March 2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-018-4103-3.

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Freischlag, Kyle W., Vivian Chen, Shashi K. Nagaraj, Annabelle N. Chua, Dongfeng Chen, Delbert R. Wigfall, John W. Foreman, Rasheed Gbadegesin, Deepak Vikraman, and Eileen T. Chambers. “Psychosocial Assessment of Candidates for Transplantation (PACT) Score Identifies High Risk Patients in Pediatric Renal Transplantation..” Front Pediatr 7 (2019). https://doi.org/10.3389/fped.2019.00102.

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Pelletier, Jonathan H., Karan R. Kumar, Rachel Engen, Adam Bensimhon, Jennifer D. Varner, Michelle N. Rheault, Tarak Srivastava, et al. “Recurrence of nephrotic syndrome following kidney transplantation is associated with initial native kidney biopsy findings..” Pediatr Nephrol 33, no. 10 (October 2018): 1773–80. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-018-3994-3.

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Pena, Loren D. M., Yong-Hui Jiang, Kelly Schoch, Rebecca C. Spillmann, Nicole Walley, Nicholas Stong, Sarah Rapisardo Horn, et al. “Looking beyond the exome: a phenotype-first approach to molecular diagnostic resolution in rare and undiagnosed diseases..” Genet Med 20, no. 4 (April 2018): 464–69. https://doi.org/10.1038/gim.2017.128.

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Pelletier, Jonathan H., Shashi Nagaraj, Rasheed Gbadegesin, Delbert Wigfall, Kathleen A. McGann, and John Foreman. “Neutropenic enterocolitis (typhlitis) in a pediatric renal transplant patient. A case report and review of the literature..” Pediatr Transplant 21, no. 6 (September 2017). https://doi.org/10.1111/petr.13022.

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Elahi, Shan, Alison Homstad, Himani Vaidya, Jennifer Stout, Gentzon Hall, Guanghong Wu, Peter Conlon, et al. “Rare variants in tenascin genes in a cohort of children with primary vesicoureteric reflux..” Pediatr Nephrol 31, no. 2 (February 2016): 247–53. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-015-3203-6.

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Wang, H. H. S., R. A. Gbadegesin, J. W. Foreman, S. K. Nagaraj, D. R. Wigfall, J. S. Wiener, and J. C. Routh. “Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: Systematic review and meta-analysis.” Journal of Urology 193, no. 3 (January 1, 2016): 963–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2014.08.112.

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Phelan, Paul J., Gentzon Hall, Delbert Wigfall, John Foreman, Shashi Nagaraj, Andrew F. Malone, Michelle P. Winn, David N. Howell, and Rasheed Gbadegesin. “Variability in phenotype induced by the podocin variant R229Q plus a single pathogenic mutation..” Clin Kidney J 8, no. 5 (October 2015): 538–42. https://doi.org/10.1093/ckj/sfv063.

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Gbadegesin, Rasheed A., Adebowale Adeyemo, Nicholas J. A. Webb, Larry A. Greenbaum, Asiri Abeyagunawardena, Shenal Thalgahagoda, Arundhati Kale, et al. “HLA-DQA1 and PLCG2 Are Candidate Risk Loci for Childhood-Onset Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome..” J Am Soc Nephrol 26, no. 7 (July 2015): 1701–10. https://doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2014030247.

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Wang, Hsin-Hsiao S., Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, John W. Foreman, Shashi K. Nagaraj, Delbert R. Wigfall, John S. Wiener, and Jonathan C. Routh. “Efficacy of antibiotic prophylaxis in children with vesicoureteral reflux: systematic review and meta-analysis..” J Urol 193, no. 3 (March 2015): 963–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2014.08.112.

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