Dr. Charuhas Thakar received his medical degree from the Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, University of Pune, India in 1995. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Yale New Haven Health in Bridgeport, CT and a Nephrology Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Thakar currently serves as the Director of Nephrology, Kidney C.A.R.E (Clinical Advancement, Research & Education) Program at the University of Cincinnati in OH and serves as Chief of Nephrology at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Dr. Thakar is an experienced educator, having joined the University of Cincinnati as an Assistant Professor in 2004 and was promoted to Professor of Medicine in 2014. He is nationally recognized for his research related to acute kidney injury in critical care and other settings. Additionally, he completed an executive education program at Harvard Business School in Managing Healthcare Delivery. He has vast leadership experience in complex healthcare environments, including federal, non-profit, and private sectors.