Asghar Rastegar MD

Professor of Medicine; Director, Office of Global Health; Chief, Fitkin Firm, YNHH

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupMiddle East StudiesInternal Medicine: Nephrology; Yale/Stanford J&J Global Health Scholars Program

Research Interests

Acid-base and electrolyte disorders more...


  • M.D., University of Wisconsin, 1968

Selected Publications

  • Rastegar A: AG:HCO3 and diagnosis of mixed acid-base disorders. J Am Soc Nephrol (2007)
  • Rastegar A. Mixed acid-base disorders. In Gennari FJ, Adrougue HJ, Galla JH, Madaias NE editors. Acid-base disorders and their treatment. Taylor & Francis.2005 pp681-697 (2005).
  • Perazella MA, Rastegar A: Disorders of potassium and acid-base metabolism in association with renal disease In: Schrier RW, ed. Diseases of the Kidney. 8th Edition 2006.



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