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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, 1995
    UCLA School of Medicine
  • Residency, 1985
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • MD, Post graduation in pediatrics, 1981
    Government Medical College Patiala
  • Residency, 1981
    Government Medical College
  • MD, M.B.B.S, 1978
    Government Medical College Patiala

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Nephrology
  • American Board of Pediatrics

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2021, 2020)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023, 2022, 2021)

National Provider ID: 1225115520


Asha Moudgil, M.D., completed 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 nephrotic 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 Hospital and for pediatric nephrologists and transplant professionals across the United States and India by participating in writing national guidelines, organizing educational conferences and as a visiting faculty for annual meetings of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology. She 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 the 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.

Research & Publications

American Transplant Congress

(2008) Predictors of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) at 1 Month Post- Transplantation: An Analysis of NAPRTCS data

Anti-Erythropoietin antibodies followed by endogenous erythropoietin production in a dialysis patient

(2010) Pediatr Nephrol.

Cinacalcet is efficacious and safe in pediatric dialysis patients

(2008) Pediatr Nephrol

Clinical significance of peripheral blood EpsteinBarr viral load monitoring using polymerase chain reaction in renal transplant recipients

(2008) Pediatric Transplant

Efficacy and safety of treatment with rituximab for difficult steroid resistant and dependent nephrotic syndrome Multicentric report

(2010) Clin J Am Soc Nephrol

IPEX syndrome: An unusual cause of proteinuria in infancy

(2007) Pediatr Nephrol

North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies Society annual meeting

(2008) Investigation of Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) changes After Renal Transplantation in Children, and Analysis of Risk Factors Associated With Deterioration of eGFR

Outcome of management strategies for BK virus replication in pediatric renal transplant recipients

(2008) Pediatric Transplant

Prevalence of dyslipidemia in pediatric renal transplant recipients in the modern immunosuppression era

(2008) Pediatric Transplant

Variables associated with estimated GFR after renal transplantation A NAPRTCS data analysis

(2010) Pediatric Transplant