Nephrologist: Kavitha Vellanki, MD | Loyola Medicine

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Kavitha Vellanki, MD


Associate Professor
Medical Director, Acute Dialysis

Languages Spoken

English, Telugu,Hindi
Patient Ratings
4.8 / 5 (30 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Hemodialysis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney (Ureteric) Stone
  • Kidney Disorder
  • Nephritis

About Dr. Vellanki

Biking- Hiking, Gardening

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


  • Diversity of the midstream urine microbiome in adults with chronic kidney disease. Kramer, H; Kuffel, G; Thomas-White, K; Wolfe, AJ; Vellanki, K; Leehey, DJ; Bansal, VK; Brubaker, L; Flanigan, R; Koval, J; Wadhwa, A; Zilliox, MJ, International Urology and Nephrology
  • Menopause in CKD Vellanki, K.; Hou, S., American Journal of Kidney Diseases : The Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
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  • 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
  • Outcomes of Albumin Use in the Treatment of Acute Hepatorenal Disorders: A Single Center Experience. Krishna Pothugunta, Santhi Voora, Holly Kramer, Anil K. Bidani, Kavitha Vellanki, JOURNAL OF RENAL-HEPATOLOGY DISORDERS
  • 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
  • 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
  • Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors is Associated with Severe Hypomagnesemia in Kidney Transplant Recipients. ? Alhosaini MN, Leehey DJ, Vellanki K, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY AND KIDNEY FAILURE
  • Pregnancy in chronic kidney disease Vellanki, K., Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Beta HCG levels is a pregnant dialysis patient: A cautionary tale- Case Report. Potluri K, Moldenhauer J, Karlman R, Hou S, NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION (PLUS)
  • Obesity in Kidney Transplant Recipients and Candidates Potluri K, Hou S, American Journal of Kidney Diseases