Shreeram Akilesh M.D., Ph.D.

Shreeram Akilesh M.D., Ph.D.


  • English


  • 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.


Institution Credential Year
Barnes Jewish Hospital Residency
UW - Renal Pathology Fellowship Fellowship 2013
Washington University School of Medicine Medical education 2009
Degree Institution Year
MD Washington University School of Medicine 2009

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Pathology Anatomic Pathology 2012