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Mahesh Krishnan, MD, MPH, MBA, FASN

Group Vice President, Research and Development

Mahesh is the clinical lead for DaVita Venture Group and focuses on establishing strategic partnerships with industry leaders, while remaining active in DaVita’s R&D efforts. Prior to DaVita Venture Group, he served as DaVita’s first international Chief Medical Officer.

Before DaVita, Mahesh served as medical director for Epogen® at Amgen, and practiced nephrology in northern Virginia for nearly five years. He earned his MD from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He also holds an MPH from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.

Fun Fact: I went to school for 5th and 6th grades in Germany—and started off speaking no German!

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