Associate Professor - Program Director Nephrology Training Program
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Rheumatologic and glomerular diseases, renal ultrasonography, peritoneal dialysis, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, and acid-base/electrolyte disturbances


BS from Case Western Reserve University
Chemical Engineering
M.D. from Baylor College Of Medicine
Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Clinical Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship at Emory University
Fellowship in Renal Ultrasonography

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan is a board certified internist and nephrologist. He sees outpatients at the Baylor Clinic and the Smith Clinic (Harris Health), as well as at several hemo- and peritoneal- dialysis clinics around Houston. He is the medical director at SNG Renal Solutions Dialysis Clinic. Dr. Raghavan rounds during select months at the CHI Baylor St. Luke's Hospital and the Ben Taub Hospital. His clinical interests include peritoneal dialysis, glomerular diseases (for example: protein or blood in the urine), and general chronic kidney disease.

He is a respected clinician educator at the Baylor College of Medicine. Since 2015, he has served as the Program Director for the nephrology fellowship training program. He is an active member of the prestigious curriculum committee and former Chair of the foundational sciences sub-committee. He is also the renal pathophysiology course director. Dr. Raghavan's research interests include health disparity in disadvantaged populations, and in particular the care of undocumented immigrants with advanced kidney disease. He is a national authority on this subject and advocates for change in public policy.

As an educator, Dr. Raghavan enjoys educating his patients about their disease. Finally, he is an exceptional cellist and performs with the Texas Medical Center Orchestra.


American Society of Nephrology
Texas Medical Society

Selected Publications