Wisit Cheungpasitporn, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Nephrologist

Wisit Cheungpasitporn, M.D., FACP, FASN, FAST is a Nephrologist in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Cheungpasitporn specializes in treating acute kidney failure and kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, dialysis, hypertension, kidney stones, and electrolyte abnormalities. He is certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

He received his medical degree with First Class Honors from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. He then completed an internal medicine residency training at Bassett Medical Center in New York. Afterwards, the came to Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and completed Nephrology fellowship training. He also completed a postdoctoral degree in the clinical and translational science (CCaTS) program in 2015, which provided him hand-on research experience and equipped himself statistical analysis skills — especially epidemiology and clinical research. In addition, he completed Kidney Transplant fellowship training at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

He was awarded the 2016 Donald C. Balfour Research Award, given in recognition of outstanding research as a junior scientist whose primary training is in a clinical field. His works have also been internationally recognized. Dr. Cheungpasitporn's excellence is evidenced by the fact that he has over 300 publications including peer-reviewed original articles, editorials, and reviews which have been cumulatively cited more than 3,000 times.

  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder
  3. Diabetic nephropathy
  4. End-stage renal disease
  5. Glomerular disease
  6. Glomerulonephritis
  7. Hypertensive nephropathy
  8. Hyponatremia
  9. Kidney failure
  10. Kidney injury
  11. Kidney stone
  1. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
  2. Continuous renal replacement therapy
  3. Dialysis
  4. Hemodialysis
  5. Peritoneal dialysis
  • Nephrology
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Kidney stones
  • Acute kidney injury/critical care
  • Electrolyte abnormalities
  • Epidemiology
  • Machine learning
  • Medical education
  1. 2017
    Fellow - Renal TransplantRenal Transplant, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2016
    FellowNephrology Fellowship Program, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2015
    DiplomaMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science; Postdoctoral Diploma in Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS)
  4. 2013
    ResidencyBassett Medical Center/The Imogene Bassett Hospital; Interal Medicine
  5. 2010
    Internship - General Practitioner and Internal Medicine Phang Nga Hospital
  6. 2007
    Doctor of MedicineDoctor of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University


  1. 2016
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Mentoring Award - Department of Medicine award for the 2019 - 2019 academic yearUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center
  2. 2019
    Poster of Distinction "Polyomavirus Genotypes in Renal Transplant Recipients in the United States"American Transplant Congress 2019
  3. 2019
    Poster of Distinction "Epidemiology of Parvovirus B19 and AnemiaAmerican Transplant Congress 2019
  4. 2018
    Top Reviewers I Clinical Medicine (https://publons.com/author/1203022) Publons
  5. 2018
    Top Reviewers in Biology & Biochemistry (https://publons.com/author/1203022 )Publons
  6. 2017
    Poster of Distinction - The Effects of Aspirin on Major Adverse Cardiac Events and Kidney Allograft Outcomes A Meta-analysisAmerican Transplant Congress 2017
  7. 2017
    Fellow in Training Travel Grant-The 22nd International Conference on Advances in Critical Care 2017CRRT and AKI
  8. 2016
    Fellow Research Award- Mayo Clinic Division of Nephrology and HypertensionMayo Clinic Rochester
  9. 2016
    The 2016 William H. J. Summerskill AwardMayo Clinic Rochester
  10. 2016
    The 2016 Donald C. Balfour Research AwardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  11. 2016
    Fellow in Training Travel Grant- The 21st International Conference on Advances in Critical Care 2016CRRT and AKI
  12. 2015
    Gold Quality Improvement Project StatusMayo Clinic Rochester
  13. 2015
    Quality Dictation Author-Mayo Dictation Quality Recognition GroupMayo Clinic Rochester
  14. 2015
    Fellow in Training Travel Grant - 17th International Conference of Dialysis-Advance in Kidney Disease 201517th International Conference of Dialysis-Advance in Kidney Disease 2015
  15. 2015
    The Best Abstract Award17th International Conference on Dialysis-Advances in Kidney Disease 2015
  16. 2014
    Fellow in Training Travel GrantCRRT and AKI
  17. 2014
    Top Abstract Award on Clinical Research on Acute Kidney Injury "Actual versus Ideal Body Weight for Acute Kidney Injury Diagnosis and Staging in Critically Ill Patients".CRRT and AKI
  18. 2014
    Quality Dictation Author-Mayo Dictation Quality Recognition GroupMayo Clinic
  19. 2013
    Travel Grant Award19th Neprhology Fellows Research Day
  20. 2007
    Doctor of Medicine First Class HonorsChulalongkorn University
  21. 2007
    Highest Award in Emergency MedicineChulalongkorn University
  22. 2007
    Outstanding Performance in Pediatric ClerkshipChulalongkorn University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberFellow of American Society of College Physicians (FACP)
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberFellow of American Society of Nephrology (FASN)
  4. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation:
  5. 2016
    Member, Research CommitteeDivision of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Nephrology
  7. 2015
    Member of Education CommitteeDivision of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2014 - 2017
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  9. 2014 - present
    MemberNational Kidney Foundation
  10. 2010 - 2013
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  11. 2007 - present
    MemberMedical Council of Thialand