Internal Medicine/Nephrology


Hemant Dhingra, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Nephrologist, Fresno Nephrology Medical Group, Inc.


  Medical School: Government Medical College, Punjab
  Residency: Government Medical College, Patiala
Mt Sinai School of Medicine, QHC, NY


Texas Tech University Health Science
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
  Awards and Recognition: Trainee Research Award American Federation for Medical Research
Winner of Travel grant for Renal Research Institute to participate in Florida conference
Valedictorian for class at Mt Sinai School of Medicine
Winner of Aventis Resident Scholarship           
First Rank in In-Service exam
First Rank in In-Service exam, Queens Hospital Center
Best Post Graduate Award in Internal Medicine 1995
First Rank in Amritsar medical College Entrance Exam
Scholarship University in Pre-University     
  1. Dhingra H, Wesson DE, et al."Blood pressure reduction less effectively ameliorates CVD risk in primary hypertensive’s with than without CKD". JASN 16:200 (2005) 769A
  2. Dhingra H, Laski M "Outcome research in dialysis": A Review. Seminars In Nephrology, Vol. 23, No 3(May) 2003: pp 295-305
  3. Dhingra H, et al. "Reduced GFR in severe essential Hypertension predicts increased mortality and associated with increased oxidative stress" Poster presented at American society of Nephrology meeting at San Diego, Nov 2003.
  4. Dhingra H, Opran A, Agarwal N, Fagbami 0, Rosner.Plasma Exchange in Wegener's Granulomatosis: "A case Report and Review of Literature”.  Mount Sinai Journal, Vol. 69, No. 3 (May), 2002: pp189
  5. Dhingra H, Roonstriong R, Kurtzman N. "Brain Natriuretic Peptide: Role in cardiovascular and volume homeostasis"­ Seminars In Nephrology, Vol 22, No 5 (September), 2002: pp 423-437
  6. Dhingra H, Fleischman J, Ayinla R, Chawla K, Rosner F. "Castleman's Disease and Superior Vena Cava 'Thrombi": A Rare Presentation and a Review of the Literature:Mount Sinai Journal Vol 68, No 6(November), 2001: pp 410-416
  7. Bawa A~ Dhingra H, Rosner F: "Dicloxacillin induced Interstitial Nephritis": Case report and literature review. The Mount Sinai Journal Vol 68, No 2, 2001: pp 156
  8. Sondhi D, Hussaian S, Dhingra H, Ayinla R, Rosner F. "Heroin lung: Case report and Briefreview". Resident and Staff Physician 47(3): 30-32, 2001
  9. Bharany N, Dhingra H, Brennessel D, Rosner F."Babesia and Guillian-Barre Syndrome", Literature review and Case report. The Mount Sinai Journal 66(5, 6): 394, 2000.