New Faculty

Dr. Anubha Mutneja joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anubha Mutneja joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an Assistant Professor on July 1, 2019.

Dr. Mutneja received her MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New-Delhi, India. She subsequently completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Florida where she won the Research Day Award in the medical trainee category. In 2013, she was recruited to join the Washington University Nephrology Fellowship Program. She graduated from that program in 2015, and since then has been practicing in a private nephrology group in Iowa. She is also an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa.

During her time as a fellow, Dr. Mutneja became interested in home modality dialysis and has carried this passion into her current position in Iowa, where she built up the home modality program and followed over 30 patients on either peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis.

Dr. Mutneja has published six scholarly works during her two years as a renal fellow. This included a book chapter, first author case report and a first author peer-reviewed manuscript describing the financial impact of incidental radiographic findings during living kidney donor evaluation. Her academic engagement has continued while in practice, for example, she participated in several clinical trials. She also published two senior author case reports at the 2018 American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting.