Chirag R Parikh, MD, PhD, FACP

Professor of Medicine (Nephrology); Director, Program of Applied Translational Research

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Liver Center | Nephrology: Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research; Program for Applied Translational Research (PATR)

Office of Student Research

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Parikh is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Program of Applied Translational Research in the Department of Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is also a Professor in the Clinical Epidemiology Research Center at the VA Connecticut Health Care System.

Dr. Parikh received his MD from Mumbai, India in 1996. His post-graduate training involves Residency in Internal Medicine at Nassau University and SUNY in Stony Brook, NY, and Fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. He also completed a PhD in Clinical Investigation and Translational Research at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO in 2003. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology. He has received several awards, including the National Junior Physician Investigator Award from the American Federation of Medical Research and the Outstanding Investigator Award from the Society of Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Parikh conducts an active patient-oriented research program investigating the translational and epidemiological aspects of acute kidney injury (AKI) and other kidney related disorders. His major research interest is developing novel biomarkers of AKI. He is the Principal Investigator of the NIH sponsored TRIBE-AKI consortium that is conducting three large studies for validating novel kidney injury biomarkers in setting of cardiac surgery, kidney transplantation and hepatorenal syndrom. He has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed papers, 50 book chapters and reviews, and he has given more than 50 invited lectures at scientific meetings and academic institutions around the world.

Education & Training

PhD University of Colorado at Denver (2003)
MD Seth G.S. Medical College (1996)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1999)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Nephrology (2001)

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Chirag R Parikh, MD, PhD, FACP
Patient Care Locations
Yale NephrologyVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
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TESTYale-New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Wing T

New Haven, CT 06504
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Mailing Address
Yale NephrologyPO Box 208029
New Haven, CT 06520-8029

Program of Applied Translation Research