Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD

Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD

Primary Location
Westwood Neurology
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Suite BE-144
Los Angeles, California 90095


Academic/Professional Titles

  • Professor – Medicine
  • Clinical Chief of Nephrology
  • Director – CORE Kidney Program
  • Director – UCLA PKD Program
  • Director – UCLA Fabry Program
  • Director – UCLA Alport Program
  • Director – UCLA Dialysis Program
  • Director – UCLA ESRD Program
  • Director – UCLA Hypertension Program
  • Director – Nephrology Clinical Research Office
  • Director – Bruin Beans Health Club
  • Medical Director – UCLA Living Kidney Donor Evaluation Program

Anjay Rastogi, MD PhD is Professor and Clinical Chief of Nephrology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. Dr. Rastogi is board certified in Nephrology and has a doctoral degree (PhD) in Pharmacology. He did his Internal Medicine residency and Nephrology fellowship at UCLA; he completed his graduate training under the mentorship of Nobel Laureate Professor, Louis Ignarro also at UCLA. He is heavily involved in research and serves as the Director of Nephrology Clinical Research Program, Medical Director of the ESRD | Dialysis Program, and Living Kidney Donor Program. He founded the CORE Kidney Program and the Bruin Beans Health Club at UCLA. Dr. Rastogi received an award for the UCLA Exceptional MD of the Year Award in 2014 for his demonstration of the UCLA values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Discovery, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Faculty Profile - Anjay Rastogi, MD
CORE Kidney - Mission

Patient Stories

Never giving up hope with kidney disease
Kidney awareness event hosted by Dr. Rastogi
2017 Kidney Health Fair was powerful, educational, and inspiring
Kidney-conscious shopping
Trial for Life
In Sickness and in Health (1 of 2)
In Sickness and in Health (2 of 2)
Getting Dad on a Plan
Dialysis Didn't Fit Career Plan




Medical Board Certification

Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007


UCLA School of Medicine, 2005


UCLA School of Medicine, 2003


UCLA School of Medicine, 2001


Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, PhD, 2004
Rajasthan University, Sawai Man Singh (S.M.S.) Medical College, MD/MBBS, 1993



Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Alport Syndrome: What You Need to Know
Peritoneal Dialysis: A Patient's Experience
Conversations on Kidney Health Fair
Fabry's Disease: What You Should Know
Peritoneal Dialysis
Drugs and Medications: What You Should Know
Living Kidney Donation, Part I
Kidney Transplantation: Living Kidney Donation
Steps and Challenges in Kidney Transplantation
Kidney Disease: What You Should Know
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Kidney Health Fair 2018
Blood Pressure and U



  • Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Home Dialysis
  • Living Kidney Donors
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Alport Syndrome
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease


  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Postdoctoral Mentoring Award 2018; Certificate of Nomination
  • Postdoctoral Mentoring Award 2017; Certificate of Nomination
  • Postdoctoral Mentoring Award 2016; Certificate of Nomination
  • Exceptional MD of the Year UCLA Health 2014