Anjay Rastogi, M.D.

A Short Biography:

Dr. Rastogi finished his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He also has a doctoral degree in Pharmacology, which he completed under the mentorship of Nobel Laureate Louis Ignarro also at UCLA. His dissertation was on the role of nitric oxide in inflammation and various factors modulating high output nitric oxide production. Dr. Rastogi is the Director of the UCLA Dialysis Program. He oversees the clinical operations of the dialysis unit including many clinical studies. He is very heavily involved in clinical research encompassing kidney disease, hypertension, dialysis, PKD, and living kidney donation.

Work Titles
UCLA Director, Outpatient Nephrology Director, Hypertension Program Director, PKD Program Clinical Director, Dialysis Program Medical Director, Living Kidney Donor Evaluation Program Associate Professor, Medicine
M.D., Rajasthan University, Sawai Man Singh (S.M.S.) Medical College, 1989 - 1993
2005 - 2005 UCLA School of Medicine
2000 - 2001 UCLA School of Internal Medicine
2001 - 2003 UCLA School of Medicine
2003 American Board of Internal Medicine

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Fax Number:

(310) 474-0725

(310) 825-6309

Office Phone Number:

(310) 954-2692

Work Phone Number:

(310) 206-6741

Mailing Address:

Mailing Address
UCLA Med-Neph
Box 951689, 7-155 Factor Bldg
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Office Address:

Research Office
10630 Santa Monica Blvd.


A selected list of publications:

Rastogi Anjay   Sevelamer revisited: pleiotropic effects on endothelial and cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease Therapeutic advances in cardiovascular disease, 2013; 7(6): 322-42.
Covic Adrian, Rastogi Anjay   Hyperphosphatemia in patients with ESRD: assessing the current evidence linking outcomes with treatment adherence BMC nephrology, 2013; 14: 153.
Zaritsky Joshua, Rastogi Anjay, Fischmann George, Yan Jieshi, Kleinman Kenneth, Chow Georgina, Gales Barbara, Salusky Isidro B, Wesseling-Perry Katherine   Short daily hemodialysis is associated with lower plasma FGF23 levels when compared with conventional hemodialysis Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, 2013; .
Ornt Daniel B, Larive Brett, Rastogi Anjay, Rashid Mohamad, Daugirdas John T, Hernandez Ann, Kurella Tamura Manjula, Suri Rita S, Levin Nathan W, Kliger Alan S, Kliger Alan S   Impact of frequent hemodialysis on anemia management: results from the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Trials Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, 2013; 28(7): 1888-98.
Murali Sameer, Arab Lenore, Vargas Roberto, Rastogi Anjay, Ang Alfonso, Shetty Nidhi   Internet-based tools to assess diet and provide feedback in chronic kidney disease stage IV: a pilot study Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation, 2013; 23(2): e33-42.
Moise Pamela A, Amodio-Groton Maria, Rashid Mohamad, Lamp Kenneth C, Hoffman-Roberts Holly L, Sakoulas George, Yoon Min J, Schweitzer Suzanne, Rastogi Anjay   Multicenter evaluation of the clinical outcomes of daptomycin with and without concomitant β-lactams in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia and mild to moderate renal impairment Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 2013; 57(3): 1192-200.
Rastogi Anjay, Rashid Mohamad, Wright Richard F   Reducing cardiorenal risk through combination therapy with a direct renin inhibitor Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.), 2011; 13(11): 848-55.

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