Veeraish Chauhan, MD

Veeraish Chauhan, MD



Kidney Disease


Drexel University, Harvard University


I have always been big on patient education, which is why I have been striving to create trustworthy sources of medical information using social media as that "path to knowledge." Ignorance isn't bliss when it comes to your health.

— Veeraish Chauhan, MD


Veeraish Chauhan, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering kidney disease. He is a board-certified nephrologist, a.k.a. a kidney doctor. He spends his time between clinical practice, teaching medical students/residents, research, and writing a blog. Dr. Chauhan is board-certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in the subspecialty of Nephrology & Hypertension, as well as Internal Medicine.

Veeraish practices nephrology in sunny south-west Florida and loves to run, hike, listen to alternative rock, and play with his kids in his spare time.


After studying Environmental Health at Harvard, Veeraish completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa. It was during this time that he was intrigued with the study of kidney diseases, or nephrology, and he topped off his education with a two-year fellowship in nephrology.

About Verywell Health

Verywell Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for reliable, empathetic, and up-to-date health information on medical topics that matter most to you. We reach more than 300 million readers annually. Verywell Health content is fact checked and reviewed by our Medical Expert Board for accuracy and integrity. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

Learn More About our Process
More From Veeraish Chauhan, MD