Irina Barash

Irina Barash, MD

  • ATTENDING PHYSICIAN | Medicine, Nephrology

Research Topics:

Kidney, cAMP

Dr. Barash is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a full time clinical faculty member of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI) Division of Nephrology with a clinical focus on Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease.  She is the Director of the MSBI Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Program.  The MSBI PKD Program mission is to provide excellent clinical care, conduct clinical research and lead patient education and outreach programs.  Dr. Barash has collaborated with the Department of Body Radiology to establish a method for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 3D kidney volume measurements, a cutting-edge technique to monitor PKD progression and response to therapy.  She is the MSBI Site Principal Investigator for the clinical trial of tolvaptan in chronic kidney disease due to PKD.  She has organized a PKD Patient Education Workshop to share with the New York PKD patients the important advances in management of PKD-related cardiovascular health, nutrition, chronic kidney disease, as well as research updates.