Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga, MD

Nephrology | Male | 70 years old

Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga is the section head of Pediatric Nephrology at Ochsner. He is certified...Read more

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Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga is the section head of Pediatric Nephrology at Ochsner. He is certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Nephrology
      • Pediatric Nephrology
      • Pediatrics

      Board Certifications

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      • Pediatric Nephrology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Acidosis
      • Acute Kidney Failure
      • Brain Disorders
      • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
      • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
      • Chronic Kidney Diseases
      • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
      • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
      • Electrolyte Disorders
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Glomerulonephritis
      • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
      • Hyperkalemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Interstitial Nephritis
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Failure
      • Kidney Infection
      • Kidney Inflammation
      • Kidney Stones
      • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
      • Nephritis and Nephropathy
      • Nephrotic Syndrome
      • Polycystic Kidney Disease
      • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
      • Vascular Disease
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Hemodialysis
      • Peritoneal Dialysis
      • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Kasturba Medical College

        Graduated in 1968

      • Internship Hospital
        Jewish Hospital & Medical Center

        Completed in 1975

      • Residency Hospital
        St. Vincent's Medical Center

        Completed in 1976

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Children's Hospital of Michigan

        Completed in 1978

      • Undergraduate School
        Loyola College

        Graduated in 1962

      • Other Education
        Diploma In Child Health

        Completed in 1973

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Hindustani
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      • Specializes in Nephrology
      • Board certified in Pediatric Nephrology and Pediatrics
      • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Baliga's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Radhakrishna Baliga is the section head of Pediatric Nephrology at Ochsner. He is certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology by American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Baliga attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in Karnataka, India and completed his internship at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He completed his nephrology fellowship at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan and his pediatrics residencies at Sisters Charity Healthcare System in Cleveland, Ohio and Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Baliga was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation in 2012.