Hot Topics In Nephrology Episode 38 – Risks & Benefits Of Different Dietary Patterns In CKD

Hot Topics In Nephrology

Welcome to NephU’s Hot Topics in Nephrology Series featuring various experts in the field of nephrology. In this podcast series, thought leaders will share their expertise and perspectives on the latest developments and trends in the nephrology space.

Some foods are beneficial in preventing and treating illnesses. Alternatively, other foods may present risks of exacerbating many diseases that are associated with lifestyle.1 In this podcast, Dr Shivam Joshi discusses the risks and benefits of the major popular diets to help guide healthcare professionals in treating patients with kidney disease.


  1. Joshi, S., et al. AJKD. 2023 Mar;81(3):352-360.


Shivam Joshi, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Shivam Joshi, MD, received his BS from Duke University and his MD from the University of Miami. He completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami and his nephrology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has been featured in the NY Times, CNN, and The Wall Street Journal. He is an adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. He has a research interest in plant-based diets in kidney disease and has authored or co-authored over 50 scientific articles. He speaks frequently on this subject to audiences worldwide, and is the youngest nephrologist to receive the highest award in renal nutrition, the National Kidney Foundation’s Joel D. Kopple Award. You can follow him on Twitter, Instagram (@sjoshiMD), and on his website

Andrea Mohindra, PharmD

Nephrology Medical Science Liaison
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.*

Andrea Mohindra, PharmD, is a Nephrology Medical Science Liaison at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. covering New York City & Long Island. She earned her PharmD at the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown, RI. Prior to joining Otsuka in 2021, Dr. Mohindra held various leadership roles in retail pharmacy for 15 years in the NJ and NYC regions. Most recently, she held the role of Doctor Partnership Manager for a retail pharmacy startup company.  She is currently licensed in New Jersey and New York state.

Dr. Joshi is a paid consultant of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Dr. Mohindra is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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