Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD, FACP

Professor Adjunct

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Investigative Medicine Program | Liver Center | Program for Applied Translational Research (PATR)

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Parikh is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine, section of Nephrology. Currently at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Parikh continues his research projects and collaborations with F. Perry Wilson, MD, MSCE, the Interim Director of the Program of Applied Translational Research (PATR) and with other faculty and collaborators within PATR. 

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 large studies for validating novel kidney injury biomarkers in setting of cardiac surgery, kidney transplantation, diabetic kidney disease and hepatorenal syndrome. He has authored more than 250 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)

Honors & Recognition

  • Jeff Gray Memorial "Translating to Management in AKI"AKI and CRRT 2017 22nd International Conference (2017)

  • Dr. MD Motashaw Oration and Award for Research AccomplishmentSeth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital (2013)

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