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Sambhavi (Sam) Krishnamoorthy

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Sambhavi (Sam) Krishnamoorthy specializes in living kidney donation, transplant nephrology, and general nephrology. She is interested in improving access to transplant education in chronic kidney disease stage 4 and 5 patients, to highlight benefits of preemptive living kidney transplantation. She is also involved in developing protocols for long-term care of kidney transplant patients and kidney donors.

Her research has been published in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Krishnamoorthy earned a bachelor of medicine/bachelor of surgery degree at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in Mumbai, India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She then completed two fellowships at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, in nephrology and transplant nephrology, and was selected for an internship at the Nephrology Social Media Collective, an organization dedicated to increasing free open access medical education and strengthening the nephrology social network.

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