Nisha Bansal, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Nephrology
Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
Director, Kidney Heart Service
Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professor
Sites of Practice: 
University of Washington Medical Center

Faculty Information

Biography

The overall goal of Dr. Bansal’s research program is to understand the epidemiology and pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and hypertension in patients with chronic kidney disease. Specifically she is interested in the development, diagnosis, consequences and treatment of heart failure and arrhythmias in patients with kidney disease.

Education & Training: 
Master of Advanced Studies, Clinical Research
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
2010
Nephrology Fellowship
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
2010
Medicine Residency
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA
2006
Medical School
University of Connecticut
Farmington, CT
2003
Honors: 
Distinguished Researcher Award, American Society of Nephrology
2020
Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professorship
2019
UW Housestaff Scholarship Mentor Award
2018
UW Fialkow Scholars Award
2016
Mentored Career Development Award, NIDDK
2010-2015
American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology
2008-2010
Introduction to the Arnold P. Gold Foundation
2009
Tufts Medical Center Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
2006
Contact
Phone: 
(206) 543-3792
Mailing Address: 
Kidney Research Institute
Division of Nephrology
325 Ninth Avenue
Box 359606
Seattle, WA 98104
Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Clinical research studies to understand pathophysiology, treatment and outocmes associated with hypertension and cardiovascular disease at different stages of chronic kidney disease
  • Understanding the epidemiology and pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Exploring treatment options for cardiovascular diseaes in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Understanding mechansims and treatment of hypertension in patients with chronic kidney disease
Clinical Interests: 
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease
Publications