Anil Agarwal

Anil Agarwal, MD

  • Nephrology
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

About Me


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2015–2018
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017

Additional Languages I Speak

  • Hindi

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Kidney Diseases
  • Polycystic Kidney Diseases
  • Vascular Access Devices
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Anemia
  • Bone Diseases
  • Kidney Calculi
  • Water-Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Nephrology
  • Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Kidney Diseases, Cystic
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degrees

M.L.B. Medical College

M.L.B. Medical Colle


Internal Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1993 - 6/30/1994


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
6/1/1994 - 6/1/1996

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Nephrology)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Nephrology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division



84 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.9
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 05, 2019

He was excellent! He spent more time than expected w/us. He wasn't rushed - but relaxed & very attuned to our concerns. He IS an excellent physician!

Reviewed on Jan 04, 2019

Very good exam and concerned about my health.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2018

One of the best doctors I ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 04, 2018

Very nice provider he's really good.

Reviewed on Jul 06, 2018

No problems.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

He was very professional and explain things so I could understand.

Reviewed on Apr 07, 2018

The care provider was very thorough, and took ample time to evaluate, assess and explain my medical diagnosis and symptoms. He also made some recommendations that should arrest the decline in my health.

Reviewed on Mar 03, 2018

He and I have been a fine team over ten years or more. I credit him with helping me maintain a good level of life despite a condition that will continue to get worse.

Reviewed on Jan 03, 2018

Attentive interested.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017

Dr. Agarwal has been my provider for 10 years. Always gives me plenty of time. Answers all questions thoroughly and shares new developments that he thanks I should be aware. Always get copied on his report to my primary care doctor.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Agarwal has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

  • AstraZeneca
  • McGraw Hill Education
  • Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.