Karthik Ramani, MD, FACP, FASN, FASDIN

Address 333 University Av., Suite 120
Sacramento, CA 95825
Ph: 916-929-8564
Fax: 916-929-4529
EDUCATION/POST GRADUAT TRAINING
Medical School
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical Collge, Tamaka, Kolar, India
10/97-07/03

Junior Resident
Ravi Kirloskar Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bangalore, India
08/03-08/04

Preparing for USMLE examinations
08/04-04/05

International Oberserver
Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
04/05-06/05

Junior Resident
Sri Sreenivasa Nursing and Maternity Home, Bangalore, India
07/05-11/05

Residency
Guthrie/Robret Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA
07/06-06/09

Fellowhip
LSUHSC-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
07/09-06/11

Currently enrolled in:

Master's Health Care Administration (MHA)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
07/14-Present

Certificate course in Clinical and Translational Reearch
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
07/14-Present
HONORS AND AWARDS
  1. Awarded meritorious certificate for securing first class in M.B.B.S (medical school)
  2. 1st prize for research -  Stanley Conklin Award - 2008
  3. Ramani, K., Sra, J.,. Rupture of the Sinus of Valsalva. Poster presented at:
    1. ACP Meeting; Reading, PA. (2008, November) First Postition
    2. SGIM Mid Atlantic Meting, New Brunswick, NJ. (2009, Feb). Third position
  4. Ramani, K. Graftula - A compositee access - Oral Presentation
    1. ASDIN meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada (2011, Feb). Third position
MEDICAL LICENSURE
  • Lousiana - MD 203105
  • North Carolina - 2013-01422
  • Kentucky - 49446
  • Ohio - 097088
  • Indiana - 01075688A
  • California - 143704
BOARD CERTIFICATION
  • ASDIN Certified 2013 (valid through 2018)
  • ABIM-Nephrology - October 2012 (valid through Dec 2022)
  • ABIM-Internal Medicine - August 2009 (valid through Dec 2019)
  • ECFMG Certification - Feb 2005 (valid indefinitely)
PRESENT POSITION OR ACADEMIC RANK (07/11-Present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor - Nephrology and Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Nephrology
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
SERVICE

National/Hospital/ University Committee Appointments Infection Control Committee, LSUHSC
Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
07/09-06/11

Antibiotic and Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, LSHUSC
Shreveport, Shreveport, LA
07/09-06/11

Director of Oprations, Jewish Hospital
Cincinnati, OH
06/12-06/14

Progam committee member, Cincinnati Vascular access symposium
01/13-01/14

Education Governance Committee, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
11/13-Present

Research Governance Council, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
1/14-Present

Interventional Nephrology Advisory Group Member, ASN
7/14-Present

Credential Verification Committe, ASDIN
Attending Physician committee and Research subcommitte, ASFA
3/15-Present

Manuscripts Review
Kidney International, Hemodialysis International, CJASN,
Journal of Vascular Surgery, Faculty 1000 and International Society of Nephrology
Professional and Society Membership American Society of Apheresis (ASFA)
2015-Present

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)
2009-Present

National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
2009-Present

NKF-Medical Advisory Committee for Cincinnati
12/11-Present

American Society of Transplantation (AST)
2009-Present

American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN)
2009-Present

American College of Physician (ACP)
2006-Present

Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)
2006-2009

Medical Council of India (MCI)
2004-Present
INTERVENTIONAL NEPHROLOGY EXPERIENCE

American Society of Diagnostic and INterventional Nephrology (ASDIN) Certified 2013 (valid through 2018)

Expertise in dialysis access related prodecures:
Thrombectomy, Angioplasty, Endovascular stent placement, oils, IVC filter placement, Tuneled Dialysis catheter placement (approx. 3000+ procedures over the last 3 years).

Administrative: Involved in growth of free standing access center as a joint venture between the University of Cincinnati Division of Nephrology and Westchester Hospotal. Part of multiple task forces and teams directed towards streamlining operations.

Education/Training: Involved in training of nephrologists and fellows to recognize access related problems and gain ASDIN certification.

National Interventional Nephrology experience: Interventional Nephrology Advisory Group member, ASN and Credential Verification Committee, ASDIN.

Research Activities: Research, book chapters, clinical trials and grants as oulined in the bibliography section. Collaborating with UNC Chapel Hill to create a nationwide access registry.
PARTICIPATION IN RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES I actively participate(d) in recruitement activities by interviewing applicants:
2011-Present
  • Division of Nephrology faculty
  • Division of Nephrology fellowship
  • Division of Interventional Nephrology faculty
  • Department of internal Medicine PGY1 residency
  • Interventional Nephrology coordinators and staff
PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL ACTIVITIES Telehealth Initiative
Meadow view, Kentucky
2015-Present

Indiana Davita Dialysis unit
Lawrenceburg, India
2014-Present

CKD outreach clinic
Aurora, India

NKF-Medical Advisory Commmittee - Ambassador trianing, Coffeehouse conversations - patient advocacy, University of Cincinnati Medical Cetner
Cincinnati OH
2011-Present
TEACHING
TEACHING ACTIVITIES- HOSPITAL OR OFFICE-BASED (prior to current postinion) Clinical Instructor, SUNY
Binghamton
07/06-06/09

Presented at grand rounds, taught medical students, residents
07/06-06/11
TEACHING ACTIVITIES- HOSPITAL OR OFFICE-BASED (current postinion) Percent of time spent teaching - Approx 60% of time

Distributing of effort - Approx 7 months of the year (60% of time) spent bedside teaching and performing service and attending responsibilities.

Teaching materials - Dialysis access curriculum development for fellows

Dates of academic coursed, lectures, grand rounds, professor rounds, etc., participated:

UC Nephrology Core Curriculum: KDOQI guidelines
1/15 & 1/14

UC Nephrology Core Curriculum: Liver and Kidny
11/14 & 11/13

UC Nephrology Core Curriculum: Introduction to interventional nephrology
8/11, 8/12 & 9/12
POSTER/LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS GIVEN AT LOCAL, CHAPTER, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS
  1. Ramani, K. Non Familial Recurrent Atrial Myxoma. Poster presented at:
    • SGIM National Meeting; Philadelphia, PA. (2008, May) Judged for 1st postiion for Stanley Conklin Award 2008
  2. Ramani, K. Nasal Malignant Melanoma. Poster presented at:
    • ACP National Meeting; Washington, DC. (2008, May)
  3. Ramani, K. Sra, J Hyprethyroidism secondary to Testicular Cancer. Oral presentation:
    • SGIM National Meeting; Toronto, Canada (2007, April)
  4. Ramani, K. Sra, J.,. Rupture of the Sinus of Valsalva. Poster presented at:
    • ACP Meeting; Reading, PA. (2008, November) First Postition
    • SGIM Mid Atlantic Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ. (2009, March). First Position
  5. Ramani, K. Sra, J. Black Esophagus: Acute Esophageal Necrosis. Poster presented at:
    • ACP National Meeting; Washington, DC. (2008, May)
    • SGIM national Meeting: Philadelphia, PA. (2008, May).
  6. Ramani, K. Penuela, A. Rare case of Anti-GBM Goodpasture's syndrome.
    • NKF meeting; Orlando, Florida (2010, April)
  7. Ramani, K. Graftula -  A composite access - Oral Presentation
    • ASDIN meeting; Las Vegas, Nevada (2011, Feb)
  8. Ramani, K. Catherer Related Bacteremia - Nephrology Grand Rounds
    • University of Cincinnati local meeting; Cincinnati, OH (2012, Feb)
  9. Ramani, K. Introduction to Interventional Nephrology
    • Annual DCI meeting; Cincinnati, OH (2012, Oct)
  10. Ramani, K. Catherer Related Bacteremia - Economic implications
    • Vascular access symposium; Cincinnati, OH (2013, Oct)
  11. Ramani, K. Vascular access from the perspectives of an interventional nephrologist
    • Transplant symposium; Cincinnati, OH (2014, Oct)
  12. Ramani, K. Primer on Plasmapheresis and CRRT
    • AKI symposium; Cincinnati, OH (2015, May)
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Paredes, A, Ramani, K (2005) Prevalence of Low Bone Mineral Density in a Chort of Children with Nephrological and Rheumatological Conditions. JASN
  2. Roy-Chaudhury P, El-Khatib M, Ramani K, Wadhra D, Lar M, Mistry M, Campos B, Wang Y, Chan J, Lee T. (20012). Back to the Future: How Biology and Technology Could Change the Role of PTFE Grafts in Vascular Access Management. Seminars in Dialysis.
  3. Karthik Ramani, Ajaya Kallam, Gazi Zibari, Gloria Caldito, Sunanda J. Ram, Kenneth D. Abreo, and Adrian Sequeria (2012). Graftula: A composite access consisting of a graft used to repair a dysfunctional hemodialysis fistula. Seminars in Dialysis.
Book Chapters
  1. Karthik Ramani MD, Ken Abreo MD. PD catherer complications, Vascualr access for the genral nephrologist: Nova Science.
  2. Prabir Roy-Chaudhury MD, PhD, FASN, Timmy Lee MD, MSPH, FASN, Karthik Ramani MD and Davinder Waderha MD. Pharmacological Approaches to Vascular Access Dysfunction, Interventional Nephrology: Mcgraw-Hill.
  3. Karthik Ramani MD, Davinder Waderha MD. Foreign body retrieval, A Clinician's Guide to Interventional Nephrology: Elsevier.
  4. Karthik Ramani MD, Dalia Dawoud MD, Prabir Roy-Chaudhury MD, PhD, FASN, Arterial and venous maturation of AVF, INSAP, ASDIN.
Clinical Trials/Grants
  1. HFM - Hemodialysis Fistula Maturation Consortium Study
  2. Novel Biologics - Novel Biological Markers in Impaired Hemodialysis Access Maturation
  3. Medtornic - Monitoring in Dialysis Clinical Study
  4. Shire - A Phase 2, Single-blind, Randomized, Controlled, Multi-center Study to Evaluate the Effecacy and Safety of SRM003 (Vascugel®) Undergoing Surgery for Creation of an Artetriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis Access.
  5. Shire - Phase 2, Single-blind, Radomized, Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of SRM003 (Vascugel®) in the Treatment of Subjects With Vascular Injury Resulting From Arteriovenous Graft Surgery for Hemodialysis Access
  6. Vascular Access Clinical & Research Database - Principal Investagator
  7. NIH Research Grant - R21 EB 16737-01 - Collaborator - 110/01/2013-09/30/2015 NIH/NIBIB Reducing Tunneled Catherer Dysfunction through Nitric Oxide Release

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