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Consulting Work

January 2019present
Flow Vascular Institute

Chief Technical Officer

Standardization of all health technology across multiple facilities.  Integral in the development of multiple de novo outpatient vascular facilities and installation of modern communication platform, lead generation platforms, and medical records / data analysis.

January 2018present
Remix Medical, PLLC

Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Modern group healthcare practice structure for comprehensive and streamlined chronic disease management

January 2017present
Core Dialysis, LLC

Health Information Technology Consultant

Constructed a customized medical record system for in-facility dialysis procedures, machine maintenance, quality control / quality reporting, and full HR & revenue cycle integration

Leveraged Salesforce for the construction of customized and comprehensive integrated system

October 2017present
Khosla Health Consulting

Founder / CEO

Healthcare and IT consulting firm focused on modernizing healthcare experiences for medical professionals and patients / communities.  This includes information technology, security, and IT management of existing practices / facilities and new startups.

October 2017present
Azuris Dialysis

Founder / Managing Partner

Creation and management of comprehensive kidney disease management facilities including dialysis facilities, vascular access facilities, mobile dialysis programs, and dialysis education programs

December 2015present
Prescribing Life, LLC

Medical Director

Medical director services for new start-up company focused on modern pain management solutions

Projects Include

  • Implementation of medical policy and procedures
  • Management of EHR / EMR development for procedures
  • Marketing and community outreach strategies
January 2014October 2017
Boson Health, LLC, Houston, TX

Founder / Partner

Comprehensive medical practice / facility modernization platform including information technology, security, and media management services.  

Projects Include

  • Dialysis staff training program
  • Modernization of facility policy manuals
  • Implementation of HIPAA & HITECH policies/systems for medical/facility practices
  • Management of multiple dialysis facilities
  • De novo creation of multiple dialysis (inpatient and outpatient) facilities
January 2008January 2010
Houston Home Dialysis, Inc, Houston, TX

Co-Medical Director

  • Served as the co-medical director for dialysis facility
  • Participated in all administrative and clinical aspects of the dialysis facility including monthly CQI meetings, patient/staff issues, methods for clinical improvement
January 2008January 2010
Houston Dialysis, Inc, Houston, TX

Medical Director

  • Served as the medical director for dialysis facility
  • Participated in all administrative and clinical aspects of the dialysis facility including monthly CQI meetings, patient/staff issues, methods for clinical improvement
March 2007present
Dialysis Facility - Texas State Physician Monitor, Houston, TX

Physician Monitor

  • Serve as a physician medical director monitor for Texas in Level III citations against dialysis facilities
  • Monitor and work with facility medical directors to achieve correction of clinic issues that are reported in citations
  • Participate in dialysis facility correction action plans and quality improvement
  • Units consulted for include: Southeast Houston Dialysis Center (Houston, TX); Beechnut Dialysis Center (Houston, TX)
January 2007present
Uday Khosla, MD PA, Houston, TX

Expert Witness / Legal Case Consultant

  • Case analysis for multiple on-going medical- legal cases
  • Construct medical opinions for cases; chart reviews
  • Participated in depositions as expert witness

Medical Practice

January 2008December 2017
The Kidney Health Center, Houston, TX

Co-Founder / Partner

Private Practice Nephrology. 

Comprehensive management of hypertension, kidney stones, kidney diseases, all dialysis modalities including inpatient / outpatient hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation.

Hospital privileges at

  • The Methodist Hospital System
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital System
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital System
January 2008January 2009
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Houston, TX

Clinical Assistant Professor

July 2005December 2007
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Houston, TX

Assistant Professor

Hospital privileges at

  • The Methodist Hospital System
  • Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
  • Ben Taub/Harris County Hospital District
  • St. Joseph Hospital
July 2004July 2005
Kidney Associates, PLLC, Houston, TX

Private Practice, Physician

Hospital privileges at

  • The Methodist Hospital
  • Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
  • Kindred Hospital
  • Triumph Hospital System
  • Houston Northwest Hospital
  • East Houston Medical Center
  • Christus- St. Joseph Hospital
November 2001June 2004
Texas Heart Institute / St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX

ICU and Telemetry House Officer

  • Telemetry floors and intensive care unit coverage

Education

August 1995May 1999
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Doctorate of Medicine

August 1991August 1995
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Bachelor of Arts

  • Cum Laude.
  • Major: Honors Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry
  • Howard Hughes Research Fellowship
19871991
Madeira High School, Cincinnati, OH

High School

Residency and Fellowship Training

June 2006June 2006
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Renal ultrasonography training program and mini-fellowship

  • Completion of renal ultrasound coursework and mini-fellowship for future certification in performing and interpreting renal ultrasound studies
July 2002July 2004
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Nephrology and Hypertension Fellowship (Clinical)

  • Kidney transplantation training at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and The Methodist Hospital
  • Nephrology/ICU rotations and CVVHD training at Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
June 1999July 2002
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Internal Medicine Internship and Residency

Hospitals include

  • Ben Taub/Harris County Hospital
  • V.A. Hospital
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital/Texas Heart Institute

Research Experience

June 2003June 2004
Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. Houston, TX.

Renal Fellow

Dr. Richard Johnson, mentor. (Laboratory research elective)

  • The role of uric acid in hypertension and vascular/kidney diseases
  • Responsibilities & techniques include: Animal (rat) studies, molecular biology techniques (PCR), and other various assays.
July 1997November 1999
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Nephrology. Cincinnati, OH.

Medical Student

Dr. M. Roy First, mentor. Cost-Effective Medicine Research Project.

  • Projects include: The pharmacoeconomic analysis of mycophenolate mofetil versus azathioprine one year post-transplantation
  • The incidence and cost analysis of bone disease in renal transplantation
  • Responsibilities include: Patient chart analysis, data gathering, outcome and cost/statistical analysis
November 1997June 1999
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Cincinnati, OH.

Medical Student

Dr. Andy Shapira, mentor.

  • Projects include: Patient study of problematic and excessive internet usage
  • Responsibilities include: Data gathering and statistical analysis
June 1996August 1996
The Sleep Disorders Center of Mercy Hospital-Hamilton. Cincinnati, OH.

Medical Student

Dr. Martin B. Scharf, mentor.

  • Projects include: Effects of benzodiazepines on cyclic alternating patterns in elderly insomniacs
  • Techniques include: Staging sleep EEG data, recognizing and analyzing cyclic alternating patterns in EEGs, analyzing polysomnographic data, statistical analysis of acquired data
January 1994August 1995
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. St. Louis, MO.

Research Assistant

Dr. Carl Romano, mentor.  (Funded with Howard Hughes Fellowship)

  • Projects include: Identification of a metabotropic glutamate receptor associated protein (Howard Hughes Fellowship project), Determination of metabotropic glutamate receptor / G-protein interactions in brain tissue.
  • Techniques mastered: Affinity column preparations, column chromatography (antibody, gel-filtration, ion-exchange), protein assays, immunoprecipitations, SDS-PAGE, western blotting.
19921993
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Division of Neurosciences, Cincinnati, OH

Research Assistant

Dr. Andrew Norman, mentor.
(May 1992 – September 1992)
(May 1993 – September 1993)

  • Projects included: Expression of c-fos in rat brain and NS20Y cells. Effects of nicotine on the in vivo and in vitro expression of c-fos in human leukocytes, development of a quantitative autoradiography technique in rat brain.
  • Techniques mastered: protein assays, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, cell culturing/ preparation, quantitative autoradiography in immunocytochemistry.

Charitable Work and Foundations

2012 present
Madeira High School, Cincinnati, OH.

Sushila Nayar Math and Science Scholarship (Annual)

Uday Khosla, MD.  Primary sponsor.

  • Scholarship given to graduating senior who plans on career in field of math and sciences
  • Need based

Honors and Awards

September 1998September 1998
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

1997-1998 Cost-Effective Medicine Research Project (Superior rating)

August 1994February 1994
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Dean’s List of Honor Students/College of Arts & Sciences

March 1994September 1994
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Howard Hughes / Washington University Research Fellowship

Medical Licensure/Board Certifications

  • Nephrology Subspecialty Board Certification (November 2014 - present)
  • Nephrology Subspecialty Board Certification (November 2004 - 2014)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (November 2002 - 2012)
  • State of Texas Medical Licensure (November 2001)
  • USMLE, Step III. (May 2001, passed)
  • USMLE, Step II. (August 1998, passed)
  • USMLE, Step I. (June 1997, passed)

Professional Memberships

  • Renal Physicians Association (April 2004 – present)
  • National Kidney Foundation (September 2005 – present)
  • American Society of Nephrology (July 2002 – present)

Journal Publications

  1. Khosla UM, Mitch WE. “Dietary Protein Restriction in the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease,” US Renal Disease 2007, 2007: 10-14.
  2. David Sheikh-Hamad, Elian Paiuk, Andrew J. Wright, Craig Kleinmann, Uday Khosla, & Wayne X. Shandera. “Care for immigrants with end-stage renal disease in Houston: a comparison of two practices,” Texas Medicine, Vol. 103(4), April 2007: 54-8.
  3. Khosla UM, Zharikov S,  Finch JL, Nakagawa T, Roncal C, Mu W, Krotova K, Block ER, Prabhakar S, Johnson RJ. “Hyperuricemia induces endothelial dysfunction,” Kidney International, Vol 67(5), May 2005: 1739-42.
  4. Uday Khosla, Richard J Johnson. “Hypertension in the Hemodialysis Patient and the ‘Lag Phenomenon’: Insights into Pathophysiology and Clinical Management,” American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol. 43 (4), April 2004: 739-751.
  5. Uday Khosla, Kelly S. Ruel, Daniel P. Hunt. “Antihistamine-induced Rhabdomyolysis,” Southern Medical Journal, Vol. 96 (10), October 2003: 1023-6.
  6. Shapira NA, Goldsmith TD, Keck PE, Khosla UM, McElroy SL. “Psychiatric features of individuals with problematic internet use,” Journal of Affective Disorders, Vol. 57(1-3), Jan - March 2000: 267-72.
  7. Khosla UM, Martin JE, Baker GM, Schroeder TJ, First MR. “One-year, single-center cost analysis of mycophenolate mofetil versus azathioprine following cadaveric renal transplantation,” Transplant Proceedings, Vol. 31(1-2) Feb - March 1999: 274-275.
  8. Andrew B. Norman, Uday M. Khosla, Jennifer M. Klug, and Herbert R. Thompson. “Autoradiography Measurement of Tyrosine Hydroxylase Immunoreactivity in Rat Brain Using Enhanced Chemiluminescence: A General Method for Combined Quantitative and Cytochemical Detection,” Brain Research, Vol. 638 (February 28, 1994) 352-356.

Text Books & Other Publications

  1. Garabed Eknoyan, Uday M. Khosla. “Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis,” in Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract, ed. Schrier, Robert; 8th edition. 2006.
  2. Garabed Eknoyan, Uday M. Khosla. “Chronic Tubulointerstitial Nephritis,” in Diseases of the Kidney and Urinary Tract, ed. Schrier, Robert; 8th edition. 2006.
  3. Uday M. Khosla, Garabed Eknoyan. “Renal Involvement in Sarcoidosis,” in Atlas of Diseases of the Kidney, ed. Schrier, Robert; upcoming edition. (Submitted).
  4. Uday M. Khosla. “Nephrology Questions/Section” in Appleton & Lange Review for USMLE Step 3, in upcoming edition. (Submitted)

Posters & Presentations

  1. Uday M. Khosla. “Volume Mediated Hypertension in Hemodialysis Patients,” presented at Baylor College of Medicine / Nephrology Grand Rounds; Houston, TX; June 2004.
  2. Jennifer L. Finch, Uday M. Khosla, Wei Mu, Gustavo Parra, Daniel L. Feig, Karen Price, David Long, Duk-Hee Kang, Sharma Prabhakar, Richard J. Johnson. “Hyperuricemia Induces Endothelial Dysfunction in Rats,” poster presented at the American Society of Nephrology, 36th Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA; November 2003.
  3. Uday M. Khosla. “Thrombotic Microangiopathies,” presented at Baylor College of Medicine / Nephrology Grand Rounds; Houston, TX; November 2002.
  4. Uday M. Khosla, Jill E. Martin, James F. Whiting, Malay B. Shah, Tim J. Schroeder, M. Roy First. “A Long-Term Evaluation of the Incidence and Resource Utilization of Bone Complications in Kidney Transplant Recipients,” poster presented at the American Society of Nephrology 32nd Annual Meeting; Miami Beach, FL; November 1999.
  5. Nathan A. Shapira, M.D., Ph.D.; Toby D. Goldsmith, M.D.; Paul E. Keck, Jr., M.D.; Uday M. Khosla; and Susan L. McElroy. “Individuals with Problematic Use of the Internet,” poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada; June 1998.
  6. Uday M. Khosla, Carl Romano. “Identification of a Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Associated Protein,” poster presented at the Howard Hughes Research Symposium, St. Louis, MO.; August 1995.