Dr. Arun Chawla MD Nephrologist

Dr. Arun Chawla is a nephrologist in Petersburg, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bon Secours-Richmond Community Hospital and Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Maulana Azad Medical College and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Bon Secours-Richmond Community Hospital and one of 5 at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Hyponatremia, Onconephrology

Education & Medical Training

Rochester General Hospital (Rochester NY)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2006–2009

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2010–2012

Maulana Azad Medical College
Class of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Mortality and Serum Sodium: Do Patients Die From or With Hyponatremia?
Chawla A, Sterns RH, Nigwekar SU, Cappuccio JD 2011 5

Intravenous albumin infusion is an effective therapy for hyponatremia in patient with malignant ascites.
Jhaveri, K. D.,Chawla, A.,Xu, C.,Hazzan, A.

Why not nephrology? A survey of US internal medicine subspecialty fellows.
Jhaveri, K. D.,Sparks, M. A.,Shah, H. H.,Khan, S.,Chawla, A.,Desai, T.,Iglesia, E.,Ferris, M.,Parker, M. G.,Kohan, D. E.

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