Sumit Mohan, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the Columbia University Medical Center

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (212) 305-6469

Sumit Mohan, MD

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

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

Education and Training

  • Kasturba Medical College, India
  • Residency: Harlem Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: Harlem Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • CUMC/Presbyterian Hospital and Vanderbilt Clinic

    622 West 168th Street
    New York, NY 10032
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (212) 305-6469
    (212) 305-9642

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Committees / Societies / Memberships

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

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 - Teacher of the Year, Department of Medicine, Harlem Hospital
  • 2008 - Distinguished Educator Award, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • 2008 - Teacher of the Year, Dept of Medicine, Harlem Hospital
  • 2012 - Member, Virginia Apgar Academy of Medical Educators, Columbia University


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

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:

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