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Asghar Rastegar, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine; Founding Director of Office of Global Health; Senior Research Scientist, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Asghar Rastegar, MD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208033

    New Haven, CT 06520-8033

    United States

Research Summary

  1. Nephrology:
    Acid-base and electrolyte disorders; Training of nephrologists for resource poor environment world-wide.
  2. General Medicine:
    Residency training and capacity building.
  3. International health:
    Capacity building for resource poor settings; Development of bilateral interinstitutional collaboration in education.

Research Interests

Acid-Base Equilibrium; Education, Medical; Electrolytes; Internship and Residency; Nephrology; Global Health

Selected Publications

  • A. Mixed acid-base disordersRastegar 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).
  • Disorders of potassium and acid-base metabolism in association with renal diseasePerazella 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.