Vidya Bhandaram, MD, MPH


Dr. Bhandaram joined Colorado Kidney Care in 2011. She sees patients primarily at the Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Kidney Transplant Center in Denver and at surrounding hospitals in Denver. She also cares for hemodialysis patients at the Brighton dialysis unit.

Dr. Bhandaram moved to the U.S. after attending medical school in India. She obtained a Masters in Public Health at the Univ. of Massachusetts. After completing her residency at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, NY where she also served as Chief Medical Resident, she moved to Cleveland, Ohio for her nephrology fellowship training at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She developed a special interest in kidney transplantation and pursued a one year fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN. She is a member of American Society of Nephrology and American Society of Transplantation.

Her interests primarily include kidney transplantation and she strongly believes that patient education and enhancing patient awareness, team work and strong communication skills are vital to good medical care.

In her free time she enjoys hiking, biking and spending time outdoors with her husband and three boys.