Ajay K. Israni, MD


Specialty Centers

Dr. Israni completed his undergraduate training from Rutgers College with Highest Honors. In 1995, he received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine with High Honors in Genetics. Subsequently he completed his internship, residency and a Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. For further training, he joined the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for his nephrology fellowship. During his fellowship he completed his Masters in Clinical Epidemiology. His Masters thesis focused on improving outcomes in kidney transplantation. Before joining Hennepin County Medical Center in 2005, he was an Instructor in Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and an attending physician at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Hospital and the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. His clinical responsibilities included the care of patients with end-stage renal disease including those being treated with dialysis or renal transplantation. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine, and Adjunct Faculty in School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. He is also the Deputy Director of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

Medical School

New York University, New York, NY, USA


Internal Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA


Nephrology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA