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Asha Moudgil, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Medical Director, Kidney Transplantation

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology
Foreign LanguagesHindi
National Provider Identifier1225115520

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Dr. Moudgil completed her training in Pediatric Nephrology and Transplant Immunology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Moudgil's main interest and focus is on the long-term care of children after renal transplantation and those with difficult nehrotic syndrome. Dr. Moudgil has specialized in several issues pertaining to children after receiving a transplant such as "identifying nutritional vitamin D deficiency and monitoring for bone health", monitoring for "cardiovascular health" and "monitoring for common viruses including Epstein Barr Virus that can cause a cancer in children after transplantation known as post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder". Dr. Moudgil focuses on educational efforts for trainees at Children's National Medical Center and for Pediatric Nephrologists and transplant professionals across the United States and India by participating in writing of National Guidelines, organizing educational conferences and as a visiting faculty for Annual meetings of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. Moudgil is an avid advocate of patients with kidney diseases. She is a member of the Medical Steering Committee of National Kidney Foundation of National Capitol Area and regularly volunteers in kidney prevention screening programs and educational forums organized by National Kidney Foundation. Dr. Moudgil is a member of several national committees including Pediatric Transplant Community of Practice, American Society of Transplantation; Co-chair, Donor Advocacy Group, Pediatric Transplant Community of Practice, American Society of Transplantation; Special Studies Committee of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies; Member, Clinical Affairs Committee, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology. Dr. Moudgil has published 71 articles and several book chapters related to pediatric kidney disease and transplantation.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School Government Medical College-Punjab Univ Patiala, Punjab, IndiaDoctor of Medicine 1981
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
MemberAmerican Society of Transplant Physicians
MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Nephrology
MemberNational Kidney Foundation
MemberInternational Society of Pediatric Transplantation
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorPrevalence of Carnitine Deficiency and Effect of Carnitine Supplementation on Erythropoetin Requirement in Children on Chronic Hemodialysis 2008
Journal Article, Gulati A, Sinha A, Jordan SC, Hari P, Dinda A, Srivastava RN, Moudgil A, Bagga A. (2010), Efficacy and safety of treatment with rituximab for difficult steroid resistant and dependent nephrotic syndrome: Multicentric report., Clin J Am Soc Nephrol , pub ahead of print.

Journal Article, Mattison P, Upadhyay K, Wilcox JE, Moudgil A, Silverstein DM. (2010), Anti-erythropoietin antibodies followed by endogenous erythropoietin production in a dialysis patient., Pediatr Nephrol., 5, 971-976.

Journal Article, Moudgil A, Martz K, Stablein D, Puliyanda D. (2010), Variables associated with estimated GFR after renal transplantation: A NAPRTCS data analysis., Pediatric Transplant, 2, 288-294.

Journal Article, Silverstein DM, Kher K, Moudgil A, Khurana M, McBryde KD, Wilcox J, and Moylan K. (2008), Cinacalcet is efficacious and safe in pediatric dialysis patients., Pediatr Nephrol, 10, 1817-1822.

Journal Article, Toyoda M, Moudgil A, Warady BA, Puliyanda D and Jordan SC. (2008), Clinical significance of peripheral blood Epstein-Barr viral load monitoring using polymerase chain reaction in renal transplant recipients., Pediatric Transplant, 12, 778-784.

Journal Article, Sgambat K, Midgley L, McCarter R, Moudgil A. (2008), Prevalence of dyslipidemia in pediatric renal transplant recipients in the modern immunosuppression era., Pediatric Transplant, 12, 796-803.

Journal Article, Puliyanda D, Toyoda M, Moudgil A, Traum A, Jordan SC, and Somers M. (2008), Outcome of management strategies for BK virus replication in pediatric renal transplant recipients., Pediatric Transplant, 12, 180-186.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Moudgil, A., Puliyanda, D., Martz, K., Stableim, D. (2008), Investigation of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) changes After Renal Transplantation in Children, and Analysis of Risk Factors Associated With Deterioration of eGFR, Poster session presented at the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies Society annual meeting, New Orleans, LA

Conference Presentation - Poster, Moudgil, A., Puliyanda, D. and Stablein, D. (2008), Predictors of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) at 1 Month Post- Transplantation: An Analysis of NAPRTCS data, Poster session presented at the American Transplant Congress

Journal Article, Moudgil A, Perriello P, Loechelt B, Pryzgodzki, Fitzgerald W, Kamani N. (2007), IPEX syndrome-an unusual cause of proteinuria in infancy., Pediatr Nephrol, 10, 1799-1802.

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