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Chandan Vangala M.D., M.S.


Investigator, Clinical Effectiveness & Population Health Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine

Staff, Nephrology & Abdominal Organ Transplant; Director of Critical Care Nephrology. Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX



Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 24877

Research Interests

  • Clinical Epidemiology of outcomes in ESKD
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Hemodialysis-specific risk factors for hip fracture
  • Pharmacoepidemiology


  • Fellowship Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Internship/Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • M.S., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • M.D., Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine, College Station, Texas
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Awards and Activities

  • Subject Material Expert for Veteran Affairs Electronic Health Record Modernization 2019

Dr. Vangala's PubMed Link *

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