Mahesh Krishnan, MD, MPH, MBA, is the group Vice President for Research and Development and the clinical lead for DaVita Venture Group. He focuses on establishing strategic partnerships with industry leaders, while remaining active in DaVita’s R&D efforts. Prior to joining the DaVita Venture Group, he served as DaVita’s first international Chief Medical Officer.
Before DaVita, Dr. Krishnan served as medical director for Epogen® at Amgen and practiced nephrology in northern Virginia for nearly five years. He earned his MD from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He also holds an MPH from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.