- Assistant Professor of Medicine
- Preventive care
- Diabetic kidney disease
- Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, India
- MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL - Internal Medicine
- Emory University, GA - Nephrology
- Internal Medicine
Gurleen Kaur, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Dr. Kaur holds certified in American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Internal Medicine-Nephrology. In addition, she is also the American Society of Hypertension Certified Hypertension Specialist. She is currently pursuing a fellowship in Integrative medicine at the University of Arizona through the Andrew Weil School of Integrative Medicine.
After receiving her medical degree from Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, India, Dr. Kaur completed Internal Medicine Residency at the MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL, where she was chosen to serve as the Chief Medical Resident. She went on to complete a Nephrology Fellowship at the Emory University, GA and was again nominated as the Chief Fellow for her fellowship program. During her fellowship at Emory, Dr. Kaur also completed a course on Renal sonography to complete ultrasound studies on native and transplant kidneys under Charles O'Neill, MD.
Dr. Kaur is a member of the American Society of Nephrology. Her research Interests include vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease and the effect of diet and lifestyle modification on clinical outcomes in patients with kidney disease. In this capacity, she leads the “GW Renal Wellness Program” that is specifically designed to slow the progression of the disease by evidence-based natural therapies including the use of whole food plant-based diet in chronic kidney disease management.
Dr Kaur believes in preventive care in kidney medicine. She integrates her expertise in alternative and complementary medicine to treat kidney disease with a specific focus on diabetic kidney disease. She also directs the GW Hypertension Center, which is devoted to the management of resistant hypertension and secondary hypertension.