Kidney Transplant Doctor: Sanjeev Akkina, MD | Loyola Medicine

Sanjeev Akkina, MD

Medicine

Transplant Nephrology
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Combined Liver-Kidney Transplant

About Dr. Akkina

Interests
Basketball, Computers/technology

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency
Hennepin County Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship
  • University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics - Transplant Nephrology

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Nephrology

Research

  • Cognitive Impairment in Non-Dialysis-Dependent CKD and the Transition to Dialysis: Findings From the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study. Harhay, MN; Xie, D; Zhang, X; Hsu, CY; Vittinghoff, E; Go, AS; Sozio, SM; Blumenthal, J; Seliger, S; Chen, J; Deo, R; Dobre, M; Akkina, S; Reese, PP; Lash, JP; Yaffe, K; Tamura, MK, American Journal of Kidney Diseases : The Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
  • Predicting Fibrosis Progression in Renal Transplant Recipients Using Laser-Based Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging Varma, V. K.; Kajdacsy-Balla, A.; Akkina, S.; Setty, S.; Walsh, M. J., Scientific reports
  • A label-free approach by infrared spectroscopic imaging for interrogating the biochemistry of diabetic nephropathy progression. Varma, VK; Kajdacsy-Balla, A; Akkina, SK; Setty, S; Walsh, MJ, Kidney international
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  • Impact of Maintenance Steroids versus Rapid Steroid Withdrawal in African-American Kidney Transplant Recipients: Comparison of Two Urban Centers Chon, W. J.; Desai, A.; Wing, C.; Arwindekar, D.; Tang, I. Y.; Josephson, M. A.; Akkina, S., International journal of clinical medicine
  • Serum ß-Trace Protein and ß2-Microglobulin as Predictors of ESRD Mortality, and Cardiovascular Disease in Adults With CKD in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study., Foster, MC; Coresh, J; Hsu, CY; Xie, D; Levey, AS; Nelson, RG; Eckfeldt, JH; Vasan, RS; Kimmel, PL; Schelling, J; Simonson, M; Sondheimer, JH; Anderson, AH; Akkina, S; Feldman, HI; Kusek, JW; Ojo, AO; Inker, LA, American Journal of Kidney Diseases : The Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
  • The Authors Reply. Varma, VK; Kajdacsy-Balla, A; Akkina, SK; Setty, S; Walsh, MJ, Kidney international
  • High-definition Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopic imaging of human tissue sections towards improving pathology. Sreedhar, H; Varma, VK; Nguyen, PL; Davidson, B; Akkina, S; Guzman, G; Setty, S; Kajdacsy-Balla, A; Walsh, MJ, Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE
  • Relation of serum lipids and lipoproteins with progression of CKD: The CRIC study. Rahman, M; Yang, W; Akkina, S; Alper, A; Anderson, AH; Appel, LJ; He, J; Raj, DS; Schelling, J; Strauss, L; Teal, V; Rader, DJ, Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN
  • The use of fosfomycin to treat urinary tract infections in kidney transplant recipients Reid, G. E.; Grim, S. A.; Layden, J. E.; Akkina, S.; Tang, I.; Campara, M.; Clark, N. M., Transplantation