Mehul P. Dixit

University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA

Mehul P. Dixit joined the UMMC faculty in 2010 as Professor, Chief and Medical Director, of pediatric dialysis and renal transplantation of pediatric nephrology at Department of Pediatrics, Batson Children's Hospital, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Miss, USA. He spent the previous five years in Florida as Associate Professor of pediatrics at the University of Central Florida and Associate Professor at the University of Florida. He was Medical Director of the Florida Children’s Kidney Center and the Florida Hospital’s pediatric kidney transplant program. Dr. Dixit also spent five years in Arizona as Chief of nephrology and hypertension in the Department of Pediatrics at The University of Arizona. He received medical training at the University of Bombay, India, and was the first pediatrician to earn Diplomat status with the National Board of Nephrology in India. He completed fellowship training in nephrology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, the Adelaide Children’s Hospital in Australia, and the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Bombay. He did pediatric residency at the KEM Hospital and at Albert Einstein. Dr. Dixit received Florida Hospital’s Physician Award for Balance, which recognized his commitment to balancing his professional responsibilities with his personal and family interests. He was elected President of Doctors of South Asia by his fellow physicians from Central Florida. Dr. Dixit has received numerous honors including appointment to the Arizona Governor’s Council on Health, Physical Fitness and Sports, Executive Committee Member of the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Arizona Kidney Foundation. He was elected President of the Pima County Pediatric Society and has published and presented extensively in the fields of nephrology, hypertension, and kidney transplantation. Dr. Dixit holds memberships in the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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