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Sindhu Chandran, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine

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  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, M.B., B.S., 2001
  • University of Arizona, Intern, Medicine, 2004-2005
  • University of Arizona, Resident, Medicine, 2005-2007
  • Stanford University, Fellow, Medicine, 2007-2010
  • University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, Medicine, 2010-2011
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology Subspecialty
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Immunosuppression for Kidney Transplantation
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Kidney Donor Transplantation
  • Transplant Nephrology
  • Kidney Allocation
  • New-onset Diabetes After Transplantation (NODAT)
  • Protocol Kidney Biopsies

Dr. Chandran is an Assistant Professor at UCSF in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. A kidney and pancreas transplant specialist, Dr. Chandran is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. She earned her medical degree at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, and completed her residency at the University of Arizona, a nephrology fellowship at Stanford University, and a Transplant Nephrology Fellowship at UCSF.  

Most recent publications from a total of 19
  1. Chandran S, Feng S. Current status of tolerance in kidney transplantation. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2016 Nov; 25(6):591-601. View in PubMed
  2. Wojciechowski D, Chandran S. BK Virus Infection After Kidney Transplantation: The Data Are Mounting for a Personalized Approach. Transplantation. 2016 Apr; 100(4):703-4. View in PubMed
  3. Morgan TA, Chandran S, Burger IM, Zhang CA, Goldstein RB. Complications of Ultrasound-Guided Renal Transplant Biopsies. Am J Transplant. 2016 Apr; 16(4):1298-305. View in PubMed
  4. Safa K, Chandran S, Wojciechowski D. Erratum to: Pharmacologic Targeting of Regulatory T Cells for Solid Organ Transplantation: Current and Future Prospects. Drugs. 2015 Dec; 75(18):2171. View in PubMed
  5. Safa K, Chandran S, Wojciechowski D. Pharmacologic Targeting of Regulatory T Cells for Solid Organ Transplantation: Current and Future Prospects. Drugs. 2015 Nov; 75(16):1843-52. View in PubMed
  6. Wu EH, Wojciechowski D, Chandran S, Yeh BM, Park M, Westphalen A, Wang ZJ. Prevalence of abdominal aortic calcifications in older living renal donors and its effect on graft function and histology. Transpl Int. 2015 Oct; 28(10):1172-8. View in PubMed
  7. Arroyo D, Chandran S, Vagefi PA, Wojciechowski D. Adjuvant Ciprofloxacin for Persistent BK Polyomavirus Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients. J Transplant. 2014; 2014:107459. View in PubMed
  8. Chandran S, Masharani U, Webber AB, Wojciechowski DM. Prediabetic living kidney donors have preserved kidney function at 10 years after donation. Transplantation. 2014 Apr 15; 97(7):748-54. View in PubMed
  9. Chandran S, Vincenti F. Clinical aspects: focusing on key unique organ-specific issues of renal transplantation. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2014 Feb; 4(2). View in PubMed
  10. Wojciechowski D, Chandran S. Effect of ciprofloxacin combined with sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim prophylaxis on the incidence of urinary tract infections after kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2013 Aug 27; 96(4):400-5. View in PubMed
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