Rajiv Shamsher Bahadur Vij, MD, MPH

Dr Vij is currently Nephrology fellow at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY. He graduated from Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur in 1999 and worked for few years in rural India before deciding to come to USA in 2001 in pursuit of higher education. He joined Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago where he did graduate education in Molecular Biology and advanced Biochemistry. After learning more about basic science research, he joined University of Illinois, Chicago to pursue Masters in Public Health, specializing in environmental and occupational health and epidemiology. He actively participated in clinical research in Nephrology during this time. After finishing his masters in June 2005, he started his residency in Internal Medicine at Norwalk Hospital, CT affiliated with Yale University. After finishing his residency, Rajiv is now pursuing clinical fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension. He is a diplomat of American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Vij is a member of prestigious societies like American Society of Nephrology, National Kidney Foundation, American College of Physicians and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. Dr Vij has been actively involved in clinical research and has presented at national and state level meetings and won awards.

Dr. Vij was an important leader in the residency program, displaying an energy and enthusiasm that was inspirational for all. He received accolades for his work by his seniors and colleagues. He served as chair of Health fair committee at Norwalk hospital and actively participated in many community outreach programs.

Dr Vij was born in Pathankot, India on December 23 1975. His father is a retired Air Force Personnel and mother is a house wife. His sister is also a practicing physician in India.

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