Dr. Agarwal is a tenured Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he joined the faculty in 1997. He is a staff physician in the Department of Medicine at Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Agarwal’s scientific investigations focus in the area of hypertension in hemodialysis. Dr. Agarwal has independent NIH support to study hypertension in hemodialysis patients and is recognized as an expert in this field.
He earned his MBBS degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. In 1993 he completed a Nephrology Fellowship and residency in Internal Medicine and Nephrology from University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX. Dr. Agarwal is an internationally recognized leader in the area of clinical and translational research in nephrology. His research on anemia and iron management among patients with CKD is broadly recognized with his foremost contribution in the area of hypertension in hemodialysis patients. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association, Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology and an ASH Certified Hypertension Specialist. He serves on Board of Directors of KDIGO, a panelist for Medical Evidence Development Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) for U.S. Medicare, the editorial board of Kidney International, CJASN, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, Hypertension, Seminars in Dialysis, World Scientific Journal and Current Clinical Pharmacology. He is an Associate Editor of NephSAP and American Journal of Nephrology and the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension.