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Gaurav Agarwal, MD, FACP, FASN, Southern Section Chair-elect
Gaurav Agarwal, MD, FACP, FASN
Southern Section Chair-elect
Gaurav Agarwal, MD, FACP, FASN

Current Position: Associate professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham AL.
  • Faculty at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.
  • Staff clinician, Birmingham VAMC.
Education: Dr. Agarwal completed his Medical School at Sawai Man Singh Medical College in Jaipur, India. He completed internal medicine residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center-University of Illinois at Chicago, Nephrology fellowship at University of Texas at San Antonio and Fellowship in Transplant Nephrology at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

In 2015, jointed as faculty in division of nephrology and rose to the ranks of Associate professor of medicine. He received “Unsung Hero” award in the department of medicine.

He is currently pursing MSPH in outcomes research at the School of Public Health at UAB. In addition, he has completed various clinical investigator training. He is heading the clinical research group in transplant nephrology at UAB.

Research Focus: The treatment and outcomes in acute and chronic antibody mediated rejection.

Other: Dr. Agarwal is involved with teaching medical students in clinical skills and nephrology. He serves as principal investigator on multiple research studies and has published multiple papers in peer review journals. He serves as an ad-hoc reviewer to more than 10 journals.

Current AFMR position: Southern Section Chair-elect

Term: 05/01/22 - 4/30/23
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