Dr. Menaka Sarav, MD


Nephrology | Female

Dr. Menaka Sarav, MD
Dr. Menaka Sarav, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Evanston, IL. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Sarav is affiliated with Skokie Hospital, Evanston Hospital and Glenbrook Hospital.

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Individualized care to patients with kidney disease

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Amazing Dr. I had to take my mom for second opinion. Not only that her Dr. From Northwestern memorial hospital was wrong , But I am glad we came to find some amazing Doctors. My mom is 86 and in amazing helth, due to close monitoring of her physicians.She travels to Europe by herself every summer, visiting her hometown.Thanks to dr. Sarav & Liana Billings- endocrinologist ( referred from dr Sarav) I am so glad I left Northwestern. words can't describe Dr. Sarah's bedside manners & knowledge
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Dr. Sarav's Care Philosophy

Individualized care to patients with kidney disease

Dr. Sarav's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Midwest Nephrology Fellow's Conference - Winner in science oral presentation, 2007 and 2
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Inflammation
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Potassium Deficiency
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School
    Bangalore Medical College

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    St Francis Hospital of Evanston

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    St. Francis Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The University of Chicago Medical Center

    Completed in 2010

  • Undergraduate School
    Mount Carmel College

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Nephrology

Procedures Performed

  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis