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Roja Chimakurthi, MD

Dr. Chimakurthi has a special interest in this specialty due to a personal experience of renal disease with a family member. She finds the specialty to be intellectually stimulating and challenging while allowing for long-term relationships with her patients and a good work-life balance.

Dr. Chimakurthi believes that empathy is something that is ingrained in her. It is a value her parents taught her in different ways, even as a child. She strongly believes that patience, interest in lifelong learning, and the ability to work hard are a few of the most important attributes that she richly possesses. She makes a conscious effort to consider a holistic viewpoint in her care management.

Dr. Chimakurthi’s family is her strength and she cherishes all her moments with them. In her free time, she enjoys trying out new recipes, venturing into other cuisines, spending time outdoors, and traveling.

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Nephrology


Georgetown University Medical Center


Prince-George’s Hospital Center

Medical School

Osmania Medical College


St. Francis College for Women, India

Professional Associations

American Society of Nephrology

Additional areas of clinical expertise, training, subspecialty certifications, and interests

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Critical Care
  • Holistic Medicine

Patient Reviews

Dr. Chimakurthi is an amazing physician showing great concern and kindness toward her patients. I am so thankful to be her patient. I am confident that she will greatly help me with my kidney problem.

Dr. Chimakurthi is excellent! She explains everything thoroughly and concisely. I would recommend her to everyone who needs a kidney doctor.

The staff is very friendly and works with you on scheduling. Dr. Chimakurthi is very thorough in diagnosing and follows through on her treatment plans. I am very happy with the care that I am given.

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