Ashish Upadhyay, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine

MBBS, Tribhuvan University

Dr. Upadhyay is a board-certified nephrologist with academic interests in examining the mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), hemodialysis systems, and evidence-based medicine (EBM). He has conducted epidemiologic research in the Framingham Heart Study, led the evidence review team for the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) clinical practice guidelines on lipid management in CKD, and participated in the evidence review teams for the KDIGO clinical practice guidelines on blood pressure management in CKD and anemia management in CKD. He maintains an active clinical practice in general nephrology, hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis, and is the Program Director of BU's Nephrology Fellowship Training Program. In addition, he directs research and EBM curriculum of BU's Internal Medicine Residency Program, and was an Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program from 2012 to 2018. Outside of BU, Dr. Upadhyay serves as a voting member of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)’s Renal Disease and Detoxification Committee, the primary source of national and international consensus standards for hemodialysis technology and dialysis water sterilization processes.

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

Program Director
Boston University School of Medicine
Nephrology Fellowship Program

Director, Scholarship and EBM
Boston University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency Program

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

iCite Analysis       Copy PMIDs To Clipboard

  1. Rashid H, Upadhyay AD, Pandey RM, Katyal J. Point prevalence of depression in persons with active epilepsy and impact of methodological moderators: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Epilepsy Behav. 2021 12; 125:108394. PMID: 34794012
  2. Ataklte F, Song RJ, Upadhyay A, Musa Yola I, Vasan RS, Xanthakis V. Association of Mildly Reduced Kidney Function With Cardiovascular Disease: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 08 17; 10(16):e020301.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34387110; PMCID: PMC8475034; DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.120.020301;
  3. Bhattacharya A, Ranjan P, Ghosh T, Agarwal H, Seth S, Maher GT, Upadhyay AD, Kumar A, Baitha U, Gupta G, Prakash B, Dwivedi SN, Wig N. Evaluation of the dose-effect association between the number of doses and duration since the last dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and its efficacy in preventing the disease and reducing disease severity: A single centre, cross-sectional analytical study from India. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2021 Sep-Oct; 15(5):102238. PMID: 34364299; PMCID: PMC8321688; DOI: 10.1016/j.dsx.2021.102238;
  4. Kamel MH, Mahmoud H, Zhen A, Liu J, Bielick CG, Mostaghim A, Lin N, Chitalia V, Ilori T, Waikar SS, Upadhyay A. End-stage kidney disease and COVID-19 in an urban safety-net hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. PLoS One. 2021; 16(6):e0252679.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34086775; PMCID: PMC8177422; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0252679;
  5. Bonner R, Albajrami O, Hudspeth J, Upadhyay A. Diabetic Kidney Disease. Prim Care. 2020 Dec; 47(4):645-659.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33121634
  6. Gupta G, Seth T, Garg V, Juneja R, Mahapatra M, Datta SK, Upadhyay AD, Saxena R. Efficacy of Single Low-Dose Rasburicase in Management of Tumor Lysis Syndrome in Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2021 01; 21(1):e99-e104. PMID: 33039358
  7. Verma A, Patel AB, Upadhyay A, Waikar SS. CREDENCE: Significant Victory for Diabetic Kidney Disease. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2020 06; 31(6):391-393.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32327275
  8. Neupane G, Acharya S, Bhattarai M, Upadhyay A, Belbase B, Bhandari M, Pandeya D, Pokharel S, Ghimire S, Thapa G, Karmacharya B, Bhatt MR, Spertus JA, Neupane D, Timsina L, Pokharel Y. Study, Design, and Rationale of Noncommunicable Diseases in Nepal (NCD Nepal) Study: A Community-Based Prospective Epidemiological and Implementation Study in Rural Nepal. Glob Adv Health Med. 2020; 9:2164956120917379. PMID: 32284911; PMCID: PMC7139172; DOI: 10.1177/2164956120917379;
  9. Dennis M, Batalini F, Demers L, Upadhyay A. Overcoming barriers to resident scholarly productivity and research at a large academic institution. MedEdPublish. 2019; 8(3):1-11. View Publication
  10. Upadhyay A. Dialyzer reuse: is it safe and worth it? J Bras Nefrol. 2019 Sep 02; 41(3):312-314. PMID: 31508668; PMCID: PMC6788837; DOI: 10.1590/2175-8239-JBN-2019-0134;
Showing 10 of 46 results. Show More

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 46 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2011 and 2012


In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Chronic Kidney Disease
Vascular Disease Risk Factors

Available to Mentor as: (Review Mentor Role Definitions):
  • Advisor
  • Career Mentor
  • Co-Mentor or Peer Mentor
  • Education Mentor
  • Project Mentor
  • Research / Scholarly Mentor
  • Work / Life Integration Mentor
Contact for Mentoring:
  • Email (see 'Contact Info')

Renal Section, Evans Biomedical Research Building - 650 Albany Street, Suite 5A
Boston MA 02118
Google Map

Upadhyay's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations
Similar People
Same Department