Kambiz Kalantari, M.D.

  1. Nephrologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishPersian

Kambiz Kalantari, M.D., MS, is a board certified nephrologist. Dr. Kalantari received a doctor of medicine degree from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran. He completed internal medicine residency at Prince George's Hospital in Maryland and Nephrology fellowship training at University of Virginia (UVA). Later on, he received a master of science degree in Clinical Research from the Department of Public Health Sciences at UVA. He worked as a clinician scientist and an educator at the UVA from 2002 to 2021, when he moved to Mayo Clinic in Rochester. While at UVA, he received several prestigious awards for Excellence in Teaching, including a national mid-career award in Teaching Excellence from the American Society of Nephrology in 2019. Dr. Kalantari's areas of clinical interest include acid-base and fluid and electrolyte disorders, glomerular diseases and hypertension.

  1. Glomerular disease
  2. Hypertensive nephropathy
  3. Hyponatremia
  4. Metabolic acidosis
  5. Metabolic alkalosis
  1. 2008
    Masters of Clinical ResearchUniversity of Virginia Health System
  2. 2002
    Clinical FellowshipUniversity of Virginia Health System
  3. 1999
    ResidencyPrince George's Hospital Center
  4. 1990
    MDShiraz University of Medical Science

Certifications

  1. 2002
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1999
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, SOM Class of 2022University of Virginia School of Medicine
  2. 2020
    The Robert Bennett Bean Award by the graduating class of 2020 for Excellence in Teaching University of Virginia School of Medicine
  3. 2019
    Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, SOM Class of 2021University of Virginia School of Medicine
  4. 2019
    Harrisons Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor, endowed chair University of Virginia School of Medicine
  5. 2019
    Mid-Career Award for Teaching Excellence American Society of Nephrology
  6. 2018
    Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, SOM Class of 2020University of Virginia School of Medicine
  7. 2018
    Jefferson Scholars Foundation Award for Excellence in TeachingUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine
  8. 2017
    Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, SOM Class of 2019 University of Virginia School of Medicine
  9. 2016
    Education Fellowship Award University of Virginia School of Medicine
  10. 2016
    Funding through Mary M. and Charles H. Henderson MD Endowment for Faculty Excellence for an innovative Faculty Development program in Education University of Virginia School of Medicine
  11. 2016
    Brody Education Fund and UVA School of Medicine joint Scholarship to attend the Harvard Macy Institute Course for Healthcare Educators University of Virginia School of Medicine
  12. 2015
    Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, SOM Class of 2017 University of Virginia School of Medicine
  13. 2014
    Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, SOM Class of 2016 University of Virginia School of Medicine
  14. 2014
    Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching University of Virginia School of Medicine
  15. 2012
    Member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators University of Virginia School of Medicine
  16. 2012
    Best Doctors in America Best Doctors in America List
  17. 2012
    Department of Medicine Outstanding Educator Award University of Virginia
  18. 2008
    Scholarship for Master Degree in Clinical Research from the Department of Public Health ServicesUniversity of Virginia
  19. 2007
    Clinical Excellence Award Department of Medicine, University of Virginia
  20. 2002
    University of Virginia School of Medicine Resident and Fellow Teaching Award University of Virginia School of Medicine
  21. 1999
    The James J. Leonard award for the best resident in the area by the American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal MedicineAmerican College of Physicians

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - 2020
    Chair, Career Advancement CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  2. 2019
    Member of Executive CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  3. 2019 - 2020
    Chair, Career Advancement CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  4. 2019
    Executive Committee MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  5. 2017 - 2021
    Member, In-Training Exam Item Writing CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  6. 2017 - 2020
    Member, Career Advancement CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  7. 2017 - 2020
    Member, Career Advancement CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  8. 2017 - 2021
    Member, In-Training Exam Item Writing CommitteeAmerican Society of Nephrology
  9. 2013 - 2016
    Member, Planning CommitteeTherapeutic Apheresis Academy
  10. 2013 - 2016
    Member, Planning CommitteeTherapeutic Apheresis Academy
  11. 2009 - 2015
    Member, Ultrasound Credentialing CommitteeAmerican Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology

Publications