Sumit Mohan, MD

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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Transplantation Nephrology

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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622 West 168th Street
Floor 14
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford HMO
  • Oxford Liberty
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Kasturba Medical College, India
  • MPH, 2004 University of Northern Colorado
  • Residency: Harlem Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Harlem Hospital Center

Committees, Societies, Councils

  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN)
  • Deputy Editor, Kidney International Reports

Editorial Boards

Deputy Editor, Kidney International Reports (International Society Nephrology)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Honors & Awards

2022 American Society of Transplantation’s Clinical Science Award

2022 Clinical Science Investigator Award, American Society of Transplantation

2022 Excellence in Kidney Transplantation, National Kidney Foundation

2016 Ewig Scholar, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

2008 Distinguished Educator Award, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


Research Interests

  • Biostatistical Methods
  • Chronic disease
  • Community Health
  • Healthcare Policy

Selected Publications

Mohan S, Campenot E, Chiles MC, Santoriello D, Bland E, Crew RJ, Rosenstiel P, Dube G, Batal I, Radhakrishnan J, Sandoval PR, Guarrera J, Stokes MB, D'Agati V, Cohen DJ, Ratner LE, Markowitz G. Association between Reperfusion Renal Allograft Biopsy Findings and Transplant Outcomes. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 2017; 28(10):3109-3117. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28684646, PMCID: PMC5619964

Paz Y, Morgenstern R, Weinberg R, Chiles M, Bhatti N, Ali Z, Mohan S, Bokhari S. Relation of Coronary Flow Reserve to Other Findings on Positron Emission Tomography Myocardial Perfusion Imaging and Left Heart Catheterization in
Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Being Evaluated for Kidney Transplant. The American journal of cardiology. 2017; PubMed [journal] PMID: 28942939

Mohan S, Chiles MC. Achieving Equity through Reducing Variability in Accepting Deceased Donor Kidney Offers. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN. 2017; PubMed [journal] PMID: 28751578, PMCID: PMC5544510

Cerdá J, Mohan S, Garcia-Garcia G, Jha V, Samavedam S, Gowrishankar S, Bagga A, Chakravarthi R, Mehta R. Acute Kidney Injury Recognition in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Kidney international reports. 2017; 2(4):530-543.
NIHMSID: NIHMS889344 PubMed [journal] PMID: 29034358, PMCID: PMC5637391

Chiles MC, Husain SA, Skillen W, Lee S, Carpenter D, Pastan SO, Patzer RE, Tanriover B, Mohan S. Predictive Value of Using Initial Versus Terminal Deceased Donor Creatinine to Calculate the Kidney Donor Risk Index. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation. 2017;
70(1):153-154. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28416320

McPherson L, Basu M, Gander J, Pastan SO, Mohan S, Wolf MS, Chiles M, Russell A, Lipford K, Patzer RE. Decisional conflict between treatment options among end-stage renal disease patients evaluated for kidney transplantation. Clinical transplantation. 2017; 31(7). PubMed [journal] PMID: 28457025

Julian BA, Gaston RS, Brown WM, Reeves-Daniel AM, Israni AK, Schladt DP, Pastan SO, Mohan S, Freedman BI, Divers J. Effect of Replacing Race With Apolipoprotein L1 Genotype in Calculation of Kidney Donor Risk Index. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. 2017; 17(6):1540-1548. NIHMSID: NIHMS829694 PubMed [journal] PMID: 27862962, PMCID: PMC5429996

Melanson TA, Hockenberry JM, Plantinga L, Basu M, Pastan S, Mohan S, Howard DH, Patzer RE. New Kidney Allocation System Associated With Increased Rates Of Transplants Among Black And Hispanic Patients. Health affairs (Project Hope). 2017; 36(6):1078-1085. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28583967

Husain SA, King KL, Pastan SO, Patzer RE, Cohen DJ, Radhakrishnan J, Mohan S. Association of declining deceased donor kidney offers and outcomes in kidney transplant candidates. JAMA Netw Open 2019 Aug 2;2(8):e1910312.

Schold JS, King KL, Husain SA, Poggio E, Buccini L, Mohan S. COVID-19 Mortality among Kidney Transplant Candidates is strongly associated with Social Determinants of Health. Am J Transplant 2021

King KL, Husain SA, Patzer R, Pastan S, Reese PP, Schold J, Mohan S. Major Variations across local transplant centers in the probability of kidney transplantation for waitlisted patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Dec;31(12):2900-2911

Mohan S, Foley K, Chiles MC, Dube GK, Patzer RE, Pastan SO, Crew RJ, Cohen DJ, Ratner LE. The weekend effect alters the procurement and discard rates of deceased donor kidneys in the United States. Kidney Int. 2016 Jul;90(1):157-63.

Mohan S, Huff E, Wish J, Lilly M, Chen SC, McClellan WM. Increased rates of recovery in patients with apparent ESRD in the US Medicare program. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 17;8(12):e83447

Mohan S, Palanisamy A, Tsapepas D, Crew RJ, Tanriover B, Dube GK, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ, Radhakrishnan J, Donor specific antibodies adversely affect kidney allograft outcomes. J Am Soc Nephrol 2012 Dec; 23(12):2061-2071

Patzer RE, Smith K, Basu M, Gander J, Mohan S, Escoffery C, Plantinga L, Melanson T, Kalloo S, Green G, Berlin A, Renville G, Browne T, Turgeon N, Caponi S, Zhang R, Pastan S. The ASCENT (Allocation System Changes for Equity in Kidney
Transplantation) Study: a Randomized Effectiveness-Implementation Study to
Improve Kidney Transplant Waitlisting and Reduce Racial Disparity. Kidney
international reports. 2017; 2(3):433-441. NIHMSID: NIHMS862093 PubMed [journal]
PMID: 28845470, PMCID: PMC5568836

Chin CY, Matsumura M, Maehara A, Zhang W, Lee CT, Yamamoto MH, Song L, Parviz Y,
Jhalani NB, Mohan S, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ, Ben-Yehuda O, Stone GW, Shlofmitz RA,
Kakuta T, Mintz GS, Ali ZA. Coronary Plaque Characteristics in
Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients as Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography. The
American journal of cardiology. 2017; 119(9):1313-1319. PubMed [journal] PMID:

Global Health Activities

Chronic Kidney Disease of UnCertain Etiology (CKDu), India