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Ramesh Soundararajan, MD, Nephrology, Chicago Heights, IL, Advocate Christ Medical Center


Nephrology Chicago Heights, IL

Chronic Renal Failure & Dialysis, Hypertension, Interventional Nephrology

Associates in nephrology

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  • Dr. Ramesh Soundararajan is a nephrologist in Chicago Heights, IL and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate South Suburban Hospital, South Shore Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Silver Cross Hospital, and Franciscan Health Olympia Fields. He received his medical degree from Stanley Medical College SMC and has been in practice 34 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi, Tamil, and Urdu. He specializes in chronic renal failure & dialysis, hypertension, and interventional nephrology and is experienced in hypertension, general nephrology, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, and interventional nephrology.

Education & Training

  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Loyola University Medical CenterFellowship, Nephrology, 1989 - 1991
  • Cook County Health and Hospitals System
    Cook County Health and Hospitals SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989
  • Stanley Medical College SMC
    Stanley Medical College SMCClass of 1983
  • University of Madras
    University of MadrasBachelor's, 1976 - 1977
  • University of Madras
    University of MadrasBachelor's, 1976 - 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1986 - 2026
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2005 - 2013
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1991 - 2006
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1991 - 2004
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology
  • American society of hypertensionHypertension
  • American society of interventional nephrology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012
  • Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Performance as Medical Professor Forum Health Northside
  • Lord and Lady Willingdon Prize in Clinical Medicine
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Publications & Presentations



  • Atheroembolic Disease of the Kidney Case Report and Literature Review 
  • Literature review and Anecodat Evidence for Role of Hormonal Treatment in Occult/Obscure Bleeding and in Angiodysplasia 
  • Hypercalcemia Secondary to Milk Intoxication 
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Other Languages

  • Hindi, Tamil, Urdu

Hospital Affiliations