Gary Vincent Desir MD

Professor of Medicine and of Forestry And Environmental Studies; Interim Chair, Department of Medicine

Departments & Organizations

LCME Faculty Subcommittee

MOREInternal Medicine: Nephrology

Research Interests

Hypertension; Diabetes, Acute kidney injury; Catecholamines metabolism


  • M.D., Yale University , 1980

Selected Publication

  • Wang, L., Velazquez, H., Moeckel, G., Chang, J., Ham, A., Lee, HT., Safirstein, R., and Desir, G.V. 2014. Renalase prevents acute kidney injury via a receptor-mediated mechanism. Journal American Society of Nephrology. Online before Print; DOI:10.1681/asn.2013060665.