Faculty Profiles

Vasantha Jotwani, MD
M_MED-NEPH-VAMC
Assistant Professor

4150 Clement St
San Francisco, CA 94121


Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California San Francisco Clinical Fellowship Division of Nephrology 2014
University of California San Francisco Chief Residency Internal Medicine 2012
University of California San Francisco Residency Internal Medicine 2011
University of California San Francisco Internship Internal Medicine 2009
Northwestern University M.D. Feinberg School of Medicine 2008
Northwestern University BS Biomedical Engineering 2003

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Recent Articles (17)

Jotwani V, Atta MG, Estrella MM. Kidney Disease in HIV: Moving beyond HIV-Associated Nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Aug 07.

Ix JH, Jotwani V, Shlipak MG. In Reply to 'Urinary Excretion of a1-Microglobulin Does Not Predict Graft Loss in Stable Kidney Transplant Recipients'. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Jul; 70(1):151-152.

Chen R, Scherzer R, Hsue PY, Jotwani V, Estrella MM, Horberg MA, Grunfeld C, Shlipak MG. Association of Tenofovir Use With Risk of Incident Heart Failure in HIV-Infected Patients. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Apr 24; 6(4).

Baxi SM, Scherzer R, Jotwani V, Estrella MM, Abraham AG, Parikh CR, Bennett MR, Cohen MH, Nowicki MJ, Gustafson DR, Sharma A, Young MA, Shlipak MG. Changes in Urinary Biomarkers Over 10 Years Is Associated With Viral Suppression in a Prospective Cohort of Women Living With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2017 Apr 15; 74(5):e138-e145.

Park M, Katz R, Shlipak MG, Weiner D, Tracy R, Jotwani V, Hughes-Austin J, Gabbai F, Hsu CY, Pfeffer M, Bansal N, Bostom A, Gutierrez O, Sarnak M, Levey A, Ix JH. Urinary Markers of Fibrosis and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Death in Kidney Transplant Recipients: The FAVORIT Trial. Am J Transplant. 2017 Mar 29.

Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Palella F, Ho K, Bennett M, Parikh CR, Ix JH, Shlipak M. Association of HIV infection with biomarkers of kidney injury and fibrosis in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Antivir Ther. 2017 Jan 05.

Ix JH, Katz R, Bansal N, Foster M, Weiner DE, Tracy R, Jotwani V, Hughes-Austin J, McKay D, Gabbai F, Hsu CY, Bostom A, Levey AS, Shlipak MG. Urine Fibrosis Markers and Risk of Allograft Failure in Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Case-Cohort Ancillary Study of the FAVORIT Trial. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Mar; 69(3):410-419.

Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Palella F, Macatangay B, Bennett M, Parikh CR, Ix JH, Shlipak M. Brief Report: Cumulative Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Exposure is Associated With Biomarkers of Tubular Injury and Fibrosis in HIV-Infected Men. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Oct 01; 73(2):177-81.

Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Estrella MM, Jacobson LP, Witt MD, Palella FJ, Macatangay B, Bennett M, Parikh CR, Ix JH, Shlipak MG. HIV Infection, Tenofovir, and Urine a1-Microglobulin: A Cross-sectional Analysis in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Oct; 68(4):571-581.

Scherzer R, Lin H, Abraham A, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Parikh CR, Bennett M, Cohen MH, Nowicki M, Gustafson DR, Sharma A, Young M, Tien P, Jotwani V, Shlipak MG. Use of urine biomarker-derived clusters to predict the risk of chronic kidney disease and all-cause mortality in HIV-infected women. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2016 Sep; 31(9):1478-85.

Jotwani V, Shlipak MG, Scherzer R, Parekh RS, Kao WH, Bennett M, Cohen MH, Nowicki M, Sharma A, Young M, Tien PC, Parikh CR, Estrella MM. APOL1 Genotype and Glomerular and Tubular Kidney Injury in Women With HIV. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jun; 65(6):889-98.

Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Abraham A, Estrella MM, Bennett M, Cohen MH, Nowicki M, Sharma A, Young M, Tien PC, Ix JH, Sarnak MJ, Parikh CR, Shlipak MG. Association of urine a1-microglobulin with kidney function decline and mortality in HIV-infected women. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jan 07; 10(1):63-73.

Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Abraham A, Estrella MM, Bennett M, Devarajan P, Anastos K, Cohen MH, Nowicki M, Sharma A, Young M, Tien PC, Grunfeld C, Parikh CR, Shlipak MG. Does HIV infection promote early kidney injury in women? Antivir Ther. 2014; 19(1):79-87.

Jotwani V, Li Y, Grunfeld C, Choi AI, Shlipak MG. Risk factors for ESRD in HIV-infected individuals: traditional and HIV-related factors. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 May; 59(5):628-35.

Jotwani V, Scherzer R, Choi A, Szczech L, Polak JF, Kronmal RA, Grunfeld C, Shlipak M. Reduced kidney function and preclinical atherosclerosis in HIV-infected individuals: the study of fat redistribution and metabolic change in HIV infection (FRAM). Am J Nephrol. 2011; 33(5):453-60.

Kolavennu V, Zeng L, Peng H, Wang Y, Danesh FR. Targeting of RhoA/ROCK signaling ameliorates progression of diabetic nephropathy independent of glucose control. Diabetes. 2008 Mar; 57(3):714-23.

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