Dr. Vikas Dharnidharka MD Pediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Vikas Dharnidharka is a pediatric nephrologist in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with St. Louis Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Topiwala National Medical College and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 4 doctors at St. Louis Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Nephrologist: General Pediatric Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Ranked #21 in Pediatrics: Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1993 - 1995

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, 1995 - 1999

Topiwala National Medical College
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Nephrology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Non-post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder cancers in children after organ transplantation.
Dharnidharka, V. R.,Kulsum-Mecci, N.

Verification of Association of Elevated Serum IDO Enzyme Activity With Acute Rejection and Low CD4-ATP Levels With Infection.
Dharnidharka, V. R.,Al Khasawneh, E.,Gupta, S.,Shuster, J. J.,Theriaque, D. W.,Shahlaee, A. H.,Garrett, T. J.

Missed viral surveillance testing visits associate with full blown viral diseases in children receiving kidney transplants.
Al Khasawneh, E.,Araya, C. E.,Dharnidharka, V. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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