Anjali Bhatt Saxena (USA)


Dr. Anjali Bhatt Saxena, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and the Director of Peritoneal Dialysis at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. She has served as the Medical Director for an independent Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Clinic in San Jose, CA since 2004, overseeing a large PD clinic. She is a dedicated member of the faculty of the Stanford Nephrology Fellowship Program, serves as the site director for Nephrology Fellowship education, and has received several teaching awards. She is engaged in providing education in home dialysis, and as such has been a faculty member of the Home Dialysis University (HDU) since 2007, providing home dialysis education to hundreds of US Nephrology Fellows and Nephrologists at all levels of experience. She has delivered numerous invited lectures at international meetings such as ASN-Kidney Week, the Annual Dialysis Conference, and International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis World Congress. She has published book chapters in key Nephrology texts as well as manuscripts on peritoneal dialysis and renal pathophysiology in various peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Saxena is dedicated to the growth and support of PD worldwide; she is the Treasurer for the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) and is a Past-President of the North American Chapter of the ISPD. She is an Educational Ambassador for the International Society of Nephrology (ISN), and together with her Stanford colleagues has developed a sister-Renal Center program that has grown and supported the growth of a PD program in a low-income area of Sri Lanka.