Vandana Dua Niyyar, MD, FASN

ASN Biography
Vandana Dua Niyyar is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and has received the Clinical Distinction of Master Physician at Emory University. Dr. Niyyar?s clinical interests center on kidney failure, with specific expertise in dealing with hemodialysis vascular access and renal ultrasonography. She currently serves as President of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN). She is passionate about promoting multidisciplinary collaboration in research and education in the field of vascular access; with the ultimate goal of optimizing access care and processes for dialysis patients. Dr. Niyyar enjoys teaching and has taught numerous didactic presentations and hands-on training workshops regionally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Niyyar has been recognized for her exemplary clinical and service achievements through various awards including ASDIN Distinguished Service Award in 2019, Emory Nanette Wenger Service Award in 2019, American Society of Nephrology Mid-Career Distinguished Clinical Service Award 2020, American Nephrologists of Indian Origin Clinical Excellence Award in 2021, Emory DOM Outstanding Quality Achievement Award in 2022 and ASDIN Gerald Beathard Award for excellence in teaching, scholarly activity and clinical expertise in 2024.