Dr. Mark D. Okusa MD Nephrologist

Dr. Mark Okusa is a nephrologist in Charlottesville, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Augusta Health and University of Virginia Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Okusa accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Augusta Health and one of 20 at University of Virginia Medical Center who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Augusta Health

University of Virginia Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982–1985

Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1986–1987

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (ASNF), American Society of Nephrology

Publications & Presentations

Sphingosine-1-phosphate receptors: biology and therapeutic potential in kidney disease.
Jo, S. K., Bajwa, A., Awad, A. S., Lynch, K. R., Okusa, M. D.

Etiology and diagnosis of prerenal disease and acute tubular necrosis in acute kidney injury (acute renal failure)
Okusa MD, Erdbruegger U

Possible prevention and therapy of postischemic (ischemic) acute tubular necrosis
Okusa MD, Sanoff S

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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