Save the date for the 51st Annual OAPA CME Conference. Oct 2-4, 2024 – At a NEW venue – Embassy Suites Downtown OKC – 741 N Phillips Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73104. More information HERE.

Krishna M. Baradhi, MD, FACP

Krishna Baradhi earned his medical degree from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India in 2002. He completed his internship from Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad, India. He did several clinical rotations in Great Britain before moving to USA to complete his Internal Medicine Residency from University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Peoria, Illinois, in 2009. Dr. Baradhi worked as an Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky, Lexington from 2009-2010 before pursuing a nephrology fellowship. He completed his post doctoral fellowship in Nephrology at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island in 2012. 

Dr. Baradhi joined the faculty of the University of Oklahoma – Tulsa as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in July 2013. Dr. Baradhi was promoted to Associate Professor in 2018 and has been the Associate Program Director of the Nephrology Fellowship since 2016. Dr. Baradhi is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Baradhi is also a certified Hypertension specialist. Dr. Baradhi serves as Co-Director for MS-2 Dermatology & Rheumatology workshop. Dr. Baradhi is also involved with the National ABIM Nephrology task force and also serves as a reviewer for MKSAP & NephSAP. Dr. Baradhi is actively involved with National ACP and is an acting member of the National ACP Doctor’s Dilemma Question Committee.

A Primary Approach to CKD Management


  • Describe the timely testing and intervention strategies in patients at-risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD).
  • Describe appropriate clinical measures to manage risk, and increase patient safety in CKD.
  • Determine co-management and referral of patients to nephrology, when appropriate, in order to improve outcomes in CKD.