HNS • HYPERTENSION AND NEPHROLOGY SPECIALISTS, LLC • Treating Kidney and Blood Pressure Disorders • Paul L. Sterman, MD, FASN • Ojas R. Mehta, DO, FASN

Paul Sterman, MD, FASN

Training

  • Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson
  • Nephrology & Hypertension: New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Designated Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
  • Excellence in Teaching award (4 Time Winner) - Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Instructor - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center
  • Chief, Division of Nephrology - Saint Peters University Hospital

Publications

  • Celiac disease associated membranous nephropathy - a rare cause or coincidence? A case report.
    Prasad D, Khara HS, Gupta M, Sterman P.
    Cases J. 2009 Jun 18;2:7018.PMID: 19829897
  • Necrotizing and crescentic lupus nephritis with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody seropositivity.
    Nasr SH, D'Agati VD, Park HR, Sterman PL, Goyzueta JD, Dressler RM, Hazlett SM, Pursell RN, Caputo C, Markowitz GS.
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2008 May;3(3):682-90. Epub 2008 Feb 20.PMID: 18287252
  • A destructive nasal lesion and glomerulonephritis.
    Wilson FP, Nasr SH, Markowitz GS, Naylor EC, Sterman PL, D'Agati VD.
    Kidney Int. 2006 May;69(9):1699-703. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 16508654
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Ojas R. Mehta, DO, FASN

Training

  • Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson
  • Nephrology & Hypertension: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Designated Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine – Drexel University College of Medicine

Publications

  • Potassium in food additives: something else to consider.
    Sherman RA, Mehta O.
    J Ren Nutr. 2009 Nov;19(6):441-2. No abstract available. PMID: 19818297
  • Phosphorus and potassium content of enhanced meat and poultry products: implications for patients who receive dialysis.
    Sherman RA, Mehta O.
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Aug;4(8):1370-3. Epub 2009 Jul 23.PMID: 19628683
  • Dietary phosphorus restriction in dialysis patients: potential impact of processed meat, poultry, and fish products as protein sources.
    Sherman RA, Mehta O.
    Am J Kidney Dis. 2009 Jul;54(1):18-23. Epub 2009 Apr 19.PMID: 19376617
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Shaunak A. Dwivedi, DO, FASN

Training

  • Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Nephrology & Hypertension: Winthrop University Hospital – Mineola, NY

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Designated Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Clinical Instructor - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center

Publications

  • Assessment of Extracellular Fluid Volume in Hemodialysis Patients by Using Calf Bioimpedance Spectroscopy.
    Li Liu, Jochen Raimann, Grzegorz Wystrychowski, Shaunak Dwivedi, Fansan Zhu, Peter Kotanko, Nathan W. Levin.
    AJKD. 2008 April;51(4):B64.
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Kavita B. Ahuja, DO

Training

  • Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
  • Nephrology & Hypertension: North Shore University Hospital – Great Neck, NY

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Designated Specialist in Clinical Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension

Honors & Awards

  • Pending: Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Clinical Instructor - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center

Publications

  • Medicine: A Competency-Based Companion (Chapter 21: Acid-Base Disorders)
    K. Ahuja, D.O., M.Gitman, M.D., I.Miller, M.D. – published 2013.
  • Recurrent Lupus Nephritis in a Renal Allograft: A Case Report
    Renal Allograft: A Case Report K. Ahuja, D.O., A. Ashfaq, M.D.
  • Effects of long-term treatment with Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers on the kidney function and the clinical outcomes of patients after acute renal failure
    Youssef J, MD, Abou Nader R, MD, Ahuja K, DO, Goindwani D, MD, Kleiner M, MD, Ahern K, RN, PhD, El Sayegh S, MD, Saggi S, MD.
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