Raj K. Basu, MD

Co-Director, Center for Acute Care Nephrology

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4259

Fax: 513-636-4267


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Pediatric critical care; acute kidney injury; ethics/end-of-life care


Dr. Basu arrived at Cincinnati Children's after completing his residency and fellowship training at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. The focus of his research efforts thus far have been in increasing the appreciation for the impact of acute kidney injury (AKI) on critical illness. In addition to his research and publication efforts, Dr. Basu has been actively involved in the fellowship program coordinating numerous lectures, an ethics curriculum, and mentoring residents/fellows. He also currently sits on the hospital action committees dedicated to improving the care of status asthmaticus and status epilepticus.

Education and Training

MD: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 2003

Residency: Pediatrics, Northwestern University Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2003-2006

Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, Northwestern University Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2006-2009

Certifications: Pediatrics, 2006; Critical Care, 2010


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