Dr. Vaishnavi Pochineni, Consultant Nephrologist and Kidney transplant physician

Dr Vaishnavi Pochineni Consultant Nephrologist

Dr. Vaishnavi Pochineni


Consultant Nephrologist and Kidney transplant physician



Professional Synopsis:

Dr. Vaishnavi Pochineni is one of the best Consultant Nephrologists, with her primary clinical focus in kidney and pancreas transplantation. She is an alumnus of esteemed medical institutions like Mayo Clinic and UPMC, USA.

Her clinical interest is to take care of patients with chronic kidney disease of all stages and causes. She has a special interest in helping patients adopt lifestyle changes and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease. Her research interests include “Steroid avoidance protocols in Transplantation” and “Improving outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease”.


Queens Hospital Center, New York City, New York – Residency, Internal Medicine

Renal and Electrolyte Division, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Fellowship, Nephrology

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Chief Fellow, Nephrology

Renal Transplant, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona – Fellow


  • Fellow of American Council of Medicine ( FACP) 2021-Present
  • Fellow of American Society of Nephrology ( FASN) 2020-Present
  • American Society of Transplantation and UNOS Kidney Certification 2019 Present
  • Mayo Clinic Quality Fellow: Bronze Level Certification 2018
  • Active US Medical License 2013- 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Certified in 2016
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Nephrology Certified in 2018

Special Interests:

  • Kidney and Pancreas Transplants
  • Glomerular disorders (Lupus, Membranous, FSGS, minimal change disease)
  • Dialysis (Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Electrolyte Disorders