Mitra K. Nadim

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Director, USC Hypertension Center System Chair, Year II Renal System, Keck School of Medicine
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Areas of treatment:

Resistant Hypertension

Specialty:

  • Nephrology

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Languages:

  • English
  • Farsi

Mitra K. Nadim, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, USC Hypertension Center
System Chair, Year II Renal System, Keck School of Medicine

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

After graduating from UCLA Medical School, Dr. Nadim went to Boston for her internship and residency at the prestigious Beth Israel Hospital, which is affiliated with Harvard University’s School of Medicine. After completing a nephrology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Dr. Nadim returned to Southern California and currently serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of USC’s Hypertension Center. Dr. Nadim served as the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship Program from 2003 – 2006.

Dr. Nadim’s major clinical and research interests concerns the diagnosis and management of resistant hypertension. She was one of the National Principal Investigators in the Rheos Pivitol Trial, which was a multicenter clinical trial looking at efficacy and safety of the Rheos system, an implantable baroreflex device, in subjects with resistant hypertension.

http://internalmedicine.usc.edu/specialties/nephrology/

Education:

B.S., University of California, Irvine, 1990
Doctor of Medicine, UCLA Medical School, 1994

Internships:

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard University, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1995

Residencies:

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard University, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1997

Fellowships:

Brigham and Women's/Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Nephrology, 1998 - 2001

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine: Nephrology
Clinical Specialist in Hypertension

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Hypertension

Awards:

Southern California Super Doctors 2015
Faculty Teaching Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2015
Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors, 2014
Outstanding Year II Course Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2013
Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors, 2013
Faculty Teaching Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2012
Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors, 2012
Master Teacher Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2011
Outstanding Year II Teaching Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2011
Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors 2011
National Principal Investigator, Rheos Pivitol Trial, 2008
Outstanding Year II Course Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2008
Outstanding Year II Teaching Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2007
Medical Faculty Women’s Award Research Grant, Keck School of Medicine, 2007
Outstanding Year II Teaching Award, Keck School of Medicine, 2004
National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 1999
Volunteer/Donor Award, National Kidney Foundation, 1999
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Research Fellowship Award, 1992
Cum Laude, University of California, Irvine, 1990
Excellence in Research Award, University of California Irvine, 1990
Phi Beta Kappa, University of California Irvine, 1989