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Anita Mehrotra

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Nephrology
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  • Nephrology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Jefferson Medical College

  • BS, The Pennsylvania State University

  • PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

  • Fellowship, Nephrology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Nephrology Transplant
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Dr. Mehrotra is a nephrologist and clinical/translational researcher.  Her research interests include clinical trials and outcomes research in nutrition, nephrology, and transplantation.


  • 2013 -
    Young Investigator Award
    16th Vitamin D Conference

  • 2012 -
    KL2 PhD Scholars Award

  • 2011 -
    American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Clinical Research Program Award

  • 2010 -
    First Prize for Oral Presentation at Graduate Medical Education Research Day
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • 2008 -
    American Society of Transplantation/Roche Clinical Science Fellowship Grant

  • 2006 -
    PGY-II Teaching Resident of the Year Award
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

  • 2004 -
    Intern of the Year Award
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

  • 2003 - 2004
    Fourth Year Clinical Clerkship Honors

  • 2002 - 2003
    Third Year Clinical Clerkship Honors

  • 2001 - 2002
    Preclinical Honors: Doctor in Society

  • 1998 - 2000
    Eberly College of Science Dean's List
    Pennsylvania State University


Dr. Mehrotra’s research includes clinical trials of vitamin D supplementation in various patient populations as well as outcomes research in renal disease and solid organ transplantation (kidney, liver, heart). 


Mehrotra A, Tan JA, Ames SA. . Seminars in dialysis 2015 Jun;.

Mehrotra A, Leung WY, Joson T. Nutritional vitamin D supplementation and health-related outcomes in hemodialysis patients: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Systematic reviews 2015; 4.

Sigel K, Veluswamy R, Krauskopf K, Mehrotra A, Mhango G, Sigel C, Wisnivesky J. Lung Cancer Prognosis in Elderly Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Transplantation 2015 Apr;.

Weir MR, Burgess ED, Cooper JE, Fenves AZ, Goldsmith D, McKay D, Mehrotra A, Mitsnefes MM, Sica DA, Taler SJ. Assessment and management of hypertension in transplant patients. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2015 Jun; 26(6).

Mehrotra A, Leventhal J, Purroy C, Cravedi P. Monitoring T cell alloreactivity. Transplantation reviews (Orlando, Fla.) 2015 Apr; 29(2).

Li L, Lin M, Krassilnikova M, Ostrow K, Bader A, Radbill B, Uribarri J, Tokita J, Leisman S, Lapsia V, Albrecht RA, García-Sastre A, Branch AD, Heeger PS, Mehrotra A. Effect of cholecalciferol supplementation on inflammation and cellular alloimmunity in hemodialysis patients: data from a randomized controlled pilot trial. PloS one 2014; 9(10).

Gandolfini I, Buzio C, Zanelli P, Palmisano A, Cremaschi E, Vaglio A, Piotti G, Melfa L, La Manna G, Feliciangeli G, Cappuccilli M, Scolari MP, Capelli I, Panicali L, Baraldi O, Stefoni S, Buscaroli A, Ridolfi L, D'Errico A, Cappelli G, Bonucchi D, Rubbiani E, Albertazzi A, Mehrotra A, Cravedi P, Maggiore U. The Kidney Donor Profile Index (KDPI) of Marginal Donors Allocated by Standardized Pretransplant Donor Biopsy Assessment: Distribution and Association With Graft Outcomes. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 2014 Nov; 14(11).

Mehrotra A, Calvo MS, Beelman RB, Levy E, Siuty J, Kalaras MD, Uribarri J. Bioavailability of vitamin D2 from enriched mushrooms in prediabetic adults: a randomized controlled trial. European journal of clinical nutrition 2014 Oct; 68(10).

Krassilnikova M, Ostrow K, Bader A, Heeger P, Mehrotra A. Low Dietary Intake of Vitamin D and Vitamin D Deficiency in Hemodialysis Patients. Journal of nephrology & therapeutics 2014 May; 4(3).

Cravedi P, Manrique J, Hanlon KE, Reid-Adam J, Brody J, Prathuangsuk P, Mehrotra A, Heeger PS. Immunosuppressive effects of erythropoietin on human alloreactive T cells. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2014 Sep; 25(9).

Mallipattu SK, Gallagher EJ, LeRoith D, Liu R, Mehrotra A, Horne SJ, Chuang PY, Yang VW, He JC. Diabetic nephropathy in a nonobese mouse model of type 2 diabetes mellitus. American journal of physiology. Renal physiology 2014 May; 306(9).

Mehrotra A, Heeger PS. B cells and kidney transplantation: beyond antibodies. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2014 Jul; 25(7).

Allam SR, Krüger B, Mehrotra A, Schiano T, Schröppel B, Murphy B. The association of IL28B polymorphism and graft survival in patients with hepatitis C undergoing liver transplantation. PloS one 2013; 8(1).

Mehrotra A. ESAs in transplant anemia: one size does not . Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2012 Feb; 23(2).

Mehrotra A, Rose C, Pannu N, Gill J, Tonelli M, Gill JS. Incidence and consequences of acute kidney injury in kidney transplant recipients. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2012 Apr; 59(4).

Kalache S, Dinavahi R, Pinney S, Mehrotra A, Cunningham MW, Heeger PS. Anticardiac myosin immunity and chronic allograft vasculopathy in heart transplant recipients. Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2011 Jul; 187(2).

Dinavahi R, George A, Tretin A, Akalin E, Ames S, Bromberg JS, Deboccardo G, Dipaola N, Lerner SM, Mehrotra A, Murphy BT, Nadasdy T, Paz-Artal E, Salomon DR, Schröppel B, Sehgal V, Sachidanandam R, Heeger PS. Antibodies reactive to non-HLA antigens in transplant glomerulopathy. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2011 Jun; 22(6).

Dhillon N, Walsh L, Krüger B, Mehrotra A, Ward SC, Godbold J, Radwan M, Schiano T, Murphy B, Schröppel B. Complement component C3 allotypes and outcomes in liver transplantation. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society 2010 Feb; 16(2).

Dinavahi RV, Mehrotra A, Murphy BT, Huprikar S. Human immunodeficiency virus and renal transplantation. Kidney international 2009 Oct; 76(8).

Vahid B, Mehrotra A. Trastuzumab (Herceptin)-associated lung injury. Respirology (Carlton, Vic.) 2006 Sep; 11(5).

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Dr. Mehrotra did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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