Meet Dr. Devaraj Munikrishnappa, M.D.

Dr. Devaraj began his Medical career in India in 1987 at the age of 18. After completing Medical school in India and Residency in IM in NY, he earned his Fellowship in Nephrology at the esteemed St.Louis University School of Medicine, St.Louis, MO. He then accepted a position with Houston Nephrology Group, P.A. in 2009. He is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.


Besides providing routine kidney related care such as diagnosis and management of chronic kidney failure, acute kidney failure, kidney cysts, kidney stones, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis and Kidney transplant, he has special interest in disorders related to sodium, potassium, edema (swelling), home dialysis and CRRT, a form of dialysis offered in hospital for the sickest patients. Dr. Devaraj has many publications in professional journals including in Seminars in Dialysis and Online chapter publication on ASN website.


Dr.Devaraj, is known among his patients not only for his thorough, courteous and compassionate care but also for his availability and promptness.



Nephrology and Internal Medicine



Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, 2001



St Louis University School of Medicine, 2009


Medical Education:

Bangalore University, 1992


Memberships & Credits:

The American Society of Nephrology

The Renal Physicians Association



Dr. Devaraj enjoys music, cricket, soccer, basket ball and cycling. He speaks English and many Indian Languages fluently including Kannada and Hindi.


Houston Nephrology Group, P.A. has 5 office locations to serve the greater Houston, Texas area. Our board certified physicians are honored to offer quality renal health care to you and your family. Our kidney specialists and staff seek to meet your needs with skill and compassion.

Hospital Affiliations: Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital.

We accept Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance plans.


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