Kavitha Vellanki, MD


Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Telugu, Hindi

Clinical Expertise

  • Hemodialysis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Magnesium
  • Nephritis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Potassium
  • Pregnancy and Kidney Disease
  • Sodium
  • Vasculitis

Medical Education

Medical School
Siddhartha Medical College, India
Sinai-Grace Hospital - Internal Medicine: General
Loyola University Medical Center - Internal Medicine: Nephrology

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Nephrology


  • Non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease is associated with high total and out-of-pocket healthcare expenditures Small, C.; Kramer, H. J.; Griffin, K. A.; Vellanki, K.; Leehey, D. J.; Bansal, V. K.; Markossian, T. W., BMC Nephrology
  • Urinary incontinence and diuretic avoidance among adults with chronic kidney disease Patel, M.; Vellanki, K.; Leehey, D. J.; Bansal, V. K.; Brubaker, L.; Flanigan, R.; Koval, J.; Wadhwa, A.; Balasubramanian, N.; Sandhu, J.; Kramer, H., International Urology and Nephrology
  • Neurologic Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease Vellanki, K.; Bansal, V. K., Current neurology and neuroscience reports
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  • The Western diet and chronic kidney disease Hariharan, D.; Vellanki, K.; Kramer, H., Current hypertension reports
  • Time trends in the association of ESRD incidence with area-level poverty in the US population Garrity, B. H.; Kramer, H.; Vellanki, K.; Leehey, D.; Brown, J.; Shoham, D. A., Hemodialysis international.International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis
  • Pregnancy in chronic kidney disease Vellanki, K., Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease