Rajeev Narayan, M.D.

Joined San Antonio Kidney In 2008
Rajeev Narayan, M.D. - San Antonio Kidney

Rajeev Narayan, MD, is board-certified in nephrology and internal medicine at San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group in Texas. Specializing in both nephrology and vascular access, he works out of our Southwest Clinic and our Vascular Access Center.

Dr. Narayan received his bachelor’s degree in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology from University of California, Los Angeles, and then attended the Chicago Medical School, where he received both a master’s in physiology and pathology, as well as a doctorate in medicine. Crossing the Pacific, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, followed by a fellowship in nephrology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He worked as Assistant Chief in the nephrology department and as Dialysis Director at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, prior to joining SAKDC.

Dr. Narayan has an impressive background serving as a doctor in the armed forces. He served in the US military as a physician in Iraq, where he supported Operation Iraqi Freedom in the 21st Combat Support Hospital. He earned an Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service in combat theater for his work in Iraq. He also served in the Critical Care department in the 121st General Military Hospital in South Korea, which earned him an Army Commendation Medal for excellence in patient care.

He is currently Chairperson of the Communications Committee of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology and presents research at many nephrology conferences throughout the year. He is dedicated to serving his patients.

Bachelor’s Degree
  • University of California at Los Angeles, 1993
Master’s in Physiology Degree
  • Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences, 1994
Master’s in Pathology Degree
  • Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences, 1997
Medical Degree
  • Chicago Medical School/Finch University of Health Sciences, 1997
Internal Medicine Internship
  • Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), 2000
Internal Medicine Residency
  • Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), 2000
Nephrology Fellowship
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), 2006
Interventional Nephrology
  • RMS Lifeline, Houston and San Antonio, TX, 2009
Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: 2002
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology: 2006
Honors & Awards
  • Meritorious Service Medal for research, 2008
  • Army Commendation Medal for academic performance, 2006
  • Baily K. Ashford Research Award, 2006
  • Army Achievement Medal for research, 2006
  • Army Commendation Medal for meritorious service in a combat theater, 2004
  • Army Commendation Medal 228th Combat Support Hospital, 2003
  • BAMC Patient Advocacy Award, 2nd Place, 2003
  • Army Commendation Medal for excellence in patient care, 2001
  • Army Achievement for research, 2000
  • William W. Reed Award for Academic Excellence in Internal Medicine
  • Humanitarian Medical Mission, 1998
  • Outstanding Internal Medicine Teaching Resident Award, 1998 - 1999
  • Outstanding Teaching Resident Award, 1998 - 1999

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Dr. Narayan is a Winner of The Healthgrades Honor Roll Award
Ranked one of 316 of the most highly recommended physicians in San Antonio by San Antonio Magazine

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