Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: M.B.B.S., M.D. (Medicine), DNB Nephrology 

Designation: Consultant, Nephrology 

Years of experience: 10 years 

Areas of expertise:  

  • Acute Kidney Injury 
  • Kidney transplant 
  • Critical Care Nephrology 
  • Electrolyte and acid-base disorders 
  • Diabetic Nephropathy and Cardio renal Syndrome 
  • Hemodialysis 
  • Peritoneal Dialysis


Dr. Atit Dharia is a Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre. He has completed M.B.B.S. from MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai, M.D. Internal Medicine training from INHS Asvini, Colaba. He has done DrNB Nephrology from Manipal hospital, Bengaluru which is one of the pioneer institutes for nephrology training in India.  

He then completed clinical fellowship in nephrology from University of Toronto where he got to work with world renowned nephrologist. He got extensive experience of managing patients with acid base disorder, acute kidney injury, and glomerulonephritis. He also got to extensively work on patients on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home dialysis and CRRT. Later, I got selected for CaRE (Cardiology, Renal, Endocrinology) fellowship, which is one of the latest sub-specialty in Nephrology. During this fellowship, I received advance training to treat patients with diabetic nephropathy and cardiorenal syndrome.  

Dr Dharia also has done his fellowship in kidney/kidney-pancreas transplant (American Society of Transplantation). During this fellowship, he got the opportunity to work with pioneers in the field of renal transplant. He got exposure to >200 kidney transplant and >20 kidney-pancreas transplant. He was also involved in kidney donor evaluation. During his 4 years of fellowship in Toronto, he was involved in teaching nephrology residents, and medicine residents during their rotation in nephrology. He was the chief fellow for IMG for 2 consecutive years.  

Dr Atit has more than 10 years of experience in Nephrology and have vast experience in managing patients with kidney transplant, chronic kidney disease, acute kidney injury, diabetic nephropathy and cardiorenal syndrome. He also holds special interest in managing patient on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis. He has multiple publications in national and international journals. 

Awards & Publications:


  • Dharia A and Hande V “Approach to Upper GI Bleed” – Journal of Marine Medical Society, June 2012. 
  • Dharia A, Sridhar V, Perlis N, Cherney D. Case - Reflex anuria: A rare complication of retrograde pyelography. Can Urol Assoc J. 2021 Jul;15(7):E380-E382. doi:10.5489/cuaj.7036. PMID: 33382376; PMCID: PMC8279234. 
  • Dharia A, Boulet J, Sridhar VS, Kitchlu A. Cancer Screening in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: A Focus on Screening Liver, Lung, and Kidney Recipients for Cancers Related to the Transplanted Organ. Transplantation. 2022 Jan 1;106(1):e64-e65. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003773. PMID: 33795594. 
  • Liu H, Sridhar VS, Boulet J, Dharia A, Khan A, Lawler PR, Cherney DZI. Cardiorenal protection with SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes mellitus: from biomarkers to clinical outcomes in heart failure and diabetic kidney disease. Metabolism. 2022 Jan;126:154918. doi:10.1016/j.metabol.2021.154918. Epub 2021 Oct 23. PMID: 34699838. 
  • Dharia AA, Huang M, Nash MM, Dacouris N, Zaltzman JS, Prasad GVR. Post-transplant outcomes in recipients of living donor kidneys and intended recipients of living donor kidneys. BMC Nephrol. 2022 Mar 5;23(1):97. doi:10.1186/s12882-022-02718-6. PMID: 35247959; PMCID: PMC8898413. 
  • Yau K, Dharia A (co-first author), Alrowiyti I, Cherney DZI. Prescribing SGLT2 Inhibitors in Patients With CKD: Expanding Indications and Practical Considerations. Kidney Int Rep. 2022 May 5;7(7):1463-1476. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2022.04.094. PMID: 35812300 
  • Dharia A, Khan A, Sridhar VS, Cherney DZI. SGLT2 Inhibitors: The Sweet Success for Kidneys. Annu Rev Med. 2023 Jan 27;74:369-384. doi: 10.1146/annurev-med-042921-102135. PMID: 36706745. 
  • Lytvyn Y, Felfeli T, Dubrofsky L, Dharia A et al. Diabetic retinopathy screening integrated in a multidisciplinary diabetes care clinic: a pilot project [published online ahead of print, 2023 Apr 3]. Can J Ophthalmol. 2023;S0008-4182(23)00067-4. doi:10.1016/j.jcjo.2023.02.014. 
  • Ray S, Yousuf A, Dharia A, et al. Outcomes of pancreas transplantation in patients with underlying inflammatory bowel disease: a retrospective case series. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2023;85(4):732-737. Published 2023 Mar 27. doi:10.1097/MS9.0000000000000408. 



  • American Society of Transplantation 
  • American Society of Nephrology 
  • Canadian Society of Nephrology 
  • Indian Society of Nephrology 
  • Life Member of Bombay Medical Congress 
  • Mumbai Nephrology Group 
  • International Society of Nephrology 
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