NephU Med Talks – Delivering Diagnosis & Speaking with Patients

Patient with new ADPKD diagnosis

Part of a series of six ADPKD MedTalk videos. This conversation offers insight on how to facilitate an open discussion with patients when they are diagnosed with ADPKD.

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This program is paid for by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. Speakers are paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.  US.CORP.V.21.00122


Dr. Michael Lioudis

Dr. Michael Lioudis is the Division Chief of Nephrology at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Upstate Community Hospital and the VA Hospital. Dr. Lioudis specializes in acute renal failure, hypertension, ADPKD, renovascular medicine, glomerular disease, and dialysis. He received his medical degree from the Jacobs School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at Penn State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and a fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Dr. Anupama Mohanram

Dr. Anupama Mohanram is a nephrologist in Shelbyville, Indiana, where she serves as Co-medical Director at Major Health Partners. She has a passion for learning and continuous improvement, and a focus on team based care, care transitions, quality improvement, and teaching. Dr. Mohanram served as medical director at the IU Health dialysis clinic in Indianapolis. She has a wealth of clinical experience in nephrology, primary care, and hospital medicine. She received her medical degree at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and then completed her Internal Medicine residency and her Nephrology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and a Master’s in Public Health at the University of Texas Houston Center School of Public Health.