Saraswathi Gopal, MD

Dr. Saraswathi Gopal, Assistant Professor, Department of MedicineSaraswathi Gopal, MD
Division of Nephrology, Hypertension & Renal Transplantation
Assistant Professor of Medicine

1600 SW Archer Road
Room MG-06A, Communicore Building
PO Box 100224
Gainesville, FL 32610-0224

TEL: (352) 273-8821
FAX: (352) 392-5465

Degree/Program

Institution

Field/Specialty

MD  Madras Medical College Medicine
Residency  Beth Israel Medical Center Internal Medicine
Fellowship  Beth Israel Medical Center Nephrology

Academic/Research Interests:

  • Dr. Gopal’s academic interest is in studying acute kidney injury. Acute kidney injury is a common clinical problem and is known to have adverse effects on morbidity and mortality.  She is focused in analyzing the long term outcomes and developing protocols to improve the prognosis in patients who have suffered acute kidney injury.  Her other academic interest involves developing guidelines for safe use of pain medications (opioids) in patient with chronic kidney disease.

Clinical Interests:

  • Dr. Gopal has varied clinical interest; she runs the acute kidney injury clinic. She is also takes care of patients with chronic kidney disease including those on those on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis and serves as the medical director at the UF Shands outpatient dialysis unit.