Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Additional Titles

  • Director, Acute Dialysis Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis (TRISTL)


Patients seen at

Center for Advanced Medicine

Patients seen at

Barnes-Jewish West County

Mailing Address

Division of Nephrology

  • Mailing Address: 660 S. Euclid Ave., CB 8126
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Dr. Vijayan in the News:


  • MBBS (MD): University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica (1990)
  • Senior House Staff Officer: Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas (1993)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, MO (1996)
  • Fellowship, Nephrology: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1999)

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, 1996
  • Nephrology, 1999


Fellow, American Society of Nephrology

Member, American Society of Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury Advisory Group

Board Member, National Kidney Foundation, Missouri Chapter

Clinical Interests

Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease/renal failure, high blood pressure, hypertension, proteinuria, hematuria, metabolic and electrolyte disorders, lupus nephritis, glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, kidney stones, hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), therapeutic plasma exchange.

Research Interests

Acute kidney injury – biomarkers, therapeutic interventions, renal replacement therapy, sepsis – extracorporeal treatments.