Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MS, is the Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair in Medicine and the Head of the Division of Nephrology at the Department of Medicine in the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. He is the Chair of the Standard and Guidelines Committee of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis.
He is a physician-scientist and his research and clinical work is focused broadly on improving the lived experience of people with advanced kidney disease. His research work has advanced our understanding of the barriers to a greater use of home dialysis, biologic determinants of peritoneal dialysis, and clinical trials to test interventions for managing symptoms experienced by patients undergoing long-term dialysis. He has co-authored over 300 original research papers and book chapters.