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Priya Verghese  

Pediatric Nephrologist with University of Minnesota

Priya Verghese, MD is a pediatric nephrologist with the University of Minnesota and Children's of Minnesota. Having been born and brought up in the United States for the early years of her life, moving to India at the impressionable age of ten had a profound impact on her career choice. She secured admission into one of the India's top five medical Colleges on merit and then pursed a pediatric residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She then moved to Seattle where she completed a pediatric nephrology fellowship and subsequent transplant fellowship at the University of Washington while simultaneously earning a degree in the masters of Public Health in Epidemiology.

She moved to Minnesota in July 2009 and is currently pursing her research interests in kidney transplantation in children while her clinical interests include all acute and chronic kidney disorders in children. She is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows. During her spare time, Verghese loves reading, doing Bollywood dance and spending time with her husband and their 2 daughters.

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