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Balakuntalam Kasinath, MD, Nephrology, San Antonio, TX, South Texas Veterans Health Care System


Nephrology San Antonio, TX

Professor, Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio

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Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Nephrology, 1980 - 1983
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1980
  • Bangalore Medical College
    Bangalore Medical CollegeClass of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1991 - 2022
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1979 - 1993
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2014
  • Top Doctors:SE Texas Castle Connolly, 2013
  • Fellow (ASNF) American Society of Nephrology

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Marmoset as a Model to Study Kidney Changes Associated with Aging  
    Andrew Donati, Balakuntalam S Kasinath, The Journals of Gerontology
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Ameliorates Aging-Associated Changes in the Kidney  
    Balakuntalam Kasinath, MD, Geroscience

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