Ashish Verma, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Ashish Verma


Dr. Verma is a clinician-investigator interested in chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiorenal syndrome, diabetic kidney disease(DKD), renal physiology, and electrolyte abnormalities. Dr. Verma’s research projects include epidemiologic investigations utilizing large databases and translational and patient-oriented research projects. Ongoing studies include: predictors of CKD progression using CRIC cohort, predictors of mortality in CKD patients using NHANES, Physiology study examining the role of Kidney Function Reserve and renal plasma flow in phenotyping chronic kidney disease and the role of intravitreal VEGF inhibitors in causing nephrotoxicity.


  • Stanley Medical School, MBBS


  • Published on 8/14/2021

    Liu J, Tio MC, Verma A, Schmidt IM, Ilori TO, Knauf F, Causland FRM, Waikar SS. Determinants and outcomes associated with urinary calcium excretion in chronic kidney disease. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021 Aug 14. PMID: 34390334.

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  • Published on 7/4/2021

    Leung G, Verma A. Epidemiological Study of COVID-19 Fatalities and Vaccine Uptake: Insight From a Public Health Database in Ontario, Canada. Cureus. 2021 Jul; 13(7):e16160. PMID: 34367770.

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  • Published on 6/27/2021

    Verma A, Chitalia VC, Waikar SS, Kolachalama VB. Machine Learning Applications in Nephrology: A Bibliometric Analysis Comparing Kidney Studies to Other Medicine Subspecialities. Kidney Med. 2021 Sep-Oct; 3(5):762-767. PMID: 34693256.

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  • Published on 5/21/2021

    Subudhi S, Verma A, Patel AB, Hardin CC, Khandekar MJ, Lee H, McEvoy D, Stylianopoulos T, Munn LL, Dutta S, Jain RK. Comparing machine learning algorithms for predicting ICU admission and mortality in COVID-19. NPJ Digit Med. 2021 May 21; 4(1):87. PMID: 34021235.

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  • Published on 3/4/2021

    Patel AB, Mistry K, Verma A. DAPA-CKD: Significant Victory for CKD with or without Diabetes. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2021 06; 32(6):335-337. PMID: 33676827.

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  • Published on 2/23/2021

    Verma A, Patel AB. Finerenone: A Non-steroidal Mineralocorticoid Receptor Blocker for Diabetic Kidney Disease. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2021 05; 32(5):261-263. PMID: 33637415.

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  • Published on 1/19/2021

    Voutouri C, Nikmaneshi MR, Hardin CC, Patel AB, Verma A, Khandekar MJ, Dutta S, Stylianopoulos T, Munn LL, Jain RK. In silico dynamics of COVID-19 phenotypes for optimizing clinical management. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 01 19; 118(3). PMID: 33402434.

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  • Published on 11/19/2020

    Patel AB, Verma A. Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System Inhibitors Impact on COVID-19 Mortality: What's Next for ACE2? Clin Infect Dis. 2020 11 19; 71(16):2129-2131. PMID: 32442259.

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  • Published on 10/14/2020

    Verma A, Patel AB, Tio MC, Waikar SS. Caring for Dialysis Patients in a Time of COVID-19. Kidney Med. 2020 Oct 14. PMID: 33073227.

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  • Published on 10/1/2020

    Gupta S, Tio MC, Gutowski ED, Stecker MS, Verma A, Motwani SS, Mount DB, McMahon GM, Waikar SS. Incidence of Hyponatremia in Patients With Indwelling Peritoneal Catheters for Drainage of Malignant Ascites. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 10 01; 3(10):e2017859. PMID: 33104204.

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