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Kidney care (nephrology), Kidney transplant, Pathology




Shreeram Akilesh, M.D., Ph.D., is a UW Medicine board certified anatomical pathologist and UW assistant professor of Pathology. Seattle Met magazine has named him a Seattle Top Doctor.

Dr. Akilesh has special expertise in medical diseases of the kidney. He is motivated to translate basic research discoveries toward providing better care for patients with kidney disease.

Dr. Akilesh graduated valedictorian of Dartmouth College. He earned his M.D. at Washington University, St. Louis. He has received the prestigious Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellowship. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the Renal Pathology Society.

Dr. Akilesh’s research focuses on understanding how DNA interacts with the environment in both health and disease.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Akilesh enjoys rowing, skiing and cooking.
UW Medical Center

Pathology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195



UW - Renal Pathology Fellowship

Fellowship, 2013, Renal Pathology

Washington University School of Medicine

Medical education, 2009

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Residency, Anatomic Pathology


Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology, 2012, American Board of Pathology