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Department of Internal Medicine

Nephrology and Hypertension

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Amit Govil, MD

Professor of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College
  • Residency: G.B. Pant Hospital
  • Residency: Maulana Azad Medical College
  • Residency: Downstate Medical Center, Kings County Medical Center and VA
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Internal Medicine 08/24/1999
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology) 11/07/2001
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 6213A
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, 45267
  • Office 513-558-5471
  • Fax 513-558-4309
  • Email amit.govil@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Cheung, Albert Y; Patel, Sunny; Kurji, Khaliq H; Sarnicola, Enrica; Eslani, Medi; Govil, Amit; Holland, Edward J 2019. Ocular Surface Stem Cell Transplantation for Treatment of Keratitis-Ichthyosis-Deafness Syndrome. Cornea, 38 1, 123-126

Dao, Ann; Cuffy, Madison; Kaiser, Tiffany E; Loethen, Ashley; Cafardi, John; Luckett, Keith; Rike, Adele Helen; Cardi, Michael; Alloway, Rita R; Govil, Amit; Diwan, Tayyab; Sherman, Kenneth E; Shah, Shimul A; Woodle, Ervin Steve 2019. Use of HCV Ab+/NAT- donors in HCV naïve renal transplant recipients to expand the kidney donor pool. Clinical transplantation, 33 7, e13598

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Woodle, Ervin Steve; Leino, Abbie D; Brailey, Paul; Tremblay, Simon; Dorst, Tonya; Abdallah, Mouhamad H; Govil, Amit; Byczkowski, Daniel; Misra, Hemant; Abuchowski, Abraham; Alloway, Rita R 2018. A phase Ib, open-label, single arm study to assess the safety, pharmacokinetics, and impact on humoral sensitization of SANGUINATE infusion in patients with end-stage renal disease. Clinical transplantation, 32 1,

Cheung, Albert Y; Genereux, Brad M; Auteri, Nicholas J; Sarnicola, Enrica; Govil, Amit; Holland, Edward J 2018. Conjunctival-limbal allografts in graft-versus-host disease using same HLA-identical bone marrow transplantation donor. Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie, 53 3, e120-e122

Cheung, Albert Y; Genereux, Brad M; Dautremont, Brittney; Govil, Amit; Holland, Edward J 2018. Surgical management of severe ocular surface injury due to Roman candle explosion accidents. The ocular surface, 16 3, 294-300

Cheung, Albert Y; Sarnicola, Enrica; Eslani, Medi; Kurji, Khaliq H; Genereux, Brad M; Govil, Amit; Holland, Edward J 2018. Infectious Keratitis After Ocular Surface Stem Cell Transplantation. Cornea, 37 11, 1395-1399

Cheung, Albert Y; Sarnicola, Enrica; Kurji, Khaliq H; Govil, Amit; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Eslani, Medi; Wright, Elizabeth; Brailey, Paul; Holland, Edward J 2018. Cincinnati Protocol for Preoperative Screening and Donor Selection for Ocular Surface Stem Cell Transplantation. Cornea, 37 9, 1192-1197

Kamal, Mahwash; Govil, Amit; Anand, Manish; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Shah, Silvi 2018. Severe BK polyomavirus-induced hemorrhagic cystitis in a kidney transplant recipient with the absence of renal allograft involvement. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society, 20 1,

Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Govil, Amit 2017. Acute Kidney Injury in Transplant Setting: Differential Diagnosis and Impact on Health and Health Care. Advances in chronic kidney disease, 24 4, 228-232

Cheung, Albert Y; Govil, Amit; Friedstrom, Scott R; Holland, Edward J 2017. Probable Donor-Derived Cytomegalovirus Disease After Keratolimbal Allograft Transplantation. Cornea, 36 8, 1006-1008

Cheung, Albert Y; Sarnicola, Enrica; Govil, Amit; Holland, Edward J 2017. Combined Conjunctival Limbal Autografts and Living-Related Conjunctival Limbal Allografts for Severe Unilateral Ocular Surface Failure. Cornea, 36 12, 1570-1575

Kamal, M; Apewokin, S; Anand, M; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Govil, A; Sheikh, M M; Shah, S 2017. Late-Onset Allograft Aspergillosis in an HIV-Positive Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 49 7, 1570-1573

Movahedan, Asadolah; Cheung, Albert Y; Eslani, Medi; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Govil, Amit; Holland, Edward J 2017. Long-term Outcomes of Ocular Surface Stem Cell Allograft Transplantation. American journal of ophthalmology, 184 , 97-107

Freeman, C M; Woodle, E S; Shi, J; Alexander, J W; Leggett, P L; Shah, S A; Paterno, F; Cuffy, M C; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G; Alloway, R R; Hanseman, D; Cardi, M; Diwan, T S 2015. Addressing morbid obesity as a barrier to renal transplantation with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 15 5, 1360-8

Krisl, Jill C; Alloway, Rita R; Shield, Adele Rike; Govil, Amit; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Cardi, Michael; Diwan, Tayyab; Abu Jawdeh, Bassam G; Girnita, Alin; Witte, David; Woodle, E Steve 2015. Acute Rejection Clinically Defined Phenotypes Correlate With Long-term Renal Allograft Survival. Transplantation, 99 10, 2167-73

Mittal, T; Dedhia, P; Roy-Chaudhury, P; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Mogilishetty, G; Cuffy, M C; Alloway, R R; Woodle, E S; Govil, A 2015. Complete Remission of Post-transplantation Recurrence of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis With the Use of Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone Gel: Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 47 7, 2219-22

Woodle, E S; Shields, A R; Ejaz, N S; Sadaka, B; Girnita, A; Walsh, R C; Alloway, R R; Brailey, P; Cardi, M A; Abu Jawdeh, B G; Roy-Chaudhury, P; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G 2015. Prospective iterative trial of proteasome inhibitor-based desensitization. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 15 1, 101-18

Walsh, R Carlin; Brailey, Paul; Girnita, Alin; Alloway, Rita R; Shields, Adele Rike; Wall, Garth E; Sadaka, Basma H; Cardi, Michael; Tevar, Amit; Govil, Amit; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir; Woodle, E Steve 2011. Early and late acute antibody-mediated rejection differ immunologically and in response to proteasome inhibition. Transplantation, 91 11, 1218-26

Walsh, R Carlin; Everly, Jason J; Brailey, Paul; Rike, Adele H; Arend, Lois J; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Govil, Amit; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir; Alloway, Rita R; Woodle, E Steve 2010. Proteasome inhibitor-based primary therapy for antibody-mediated renal allograft rejection. Transplantation, 89 3, 277-84

Everly, M J; Everly, J J; Arend, L J; Brailey, P; Susskind, B; Govil, A; Rike, A; Roy-Chaudhury, P; Mogilishetty, G; Alloway, R R; Tevar, A; Woodle, E S 2009. Reducing de novo donor-specific antibody levels during acute rejection diminishes renal allograft loss. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 9 5, 1063-71

Govil, Amit; Walsh, R Carlin; Tevar, Amit; Alloway, Rita; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Wall, Garth E; Brailey, Paul; Girnita, Alin; Woodle, E Steve 2009. Bortezomib-based treatment of antibody mediated rejection in pancreas allograft recipients. Clinical transplants, , 443-53

Everly, Matthew J; Everly, Jason J; Susskind, Brian; Brailey, Paul; Arend, Lois J; Alloway, Rita R; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir; Govil, Amit; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Rike, Adele H; Cardi, Michael; Wadih, George; Tevar, Amit; Woodle, E Steve 2008. Bortezomib provides effective therapy for antibody- and cell-mediated acute rejection. Transplantation, 86 12, 1754-61

Duncan H, Pittman S, Govil A, Roy-Chaudhury P, et al 2007. Alternative medicine use in dialysis patients: potential for good and bad! Nephron Clin Pract, 1005 3, c108

Duncan, Heather J; Pittman, Susan; Govil, Amit; Sorn, Lisa; Bissler, Gloria; Schultz, Tersea; Faith, J; Kant, Shashi; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir 2007. Alternative medicine use in dialysis patients: potential for good and bad! Nephron. Clinical practice, 105 3, c108-13

Woodle, E Steve; Alloway, Rita; Rike, Adele; Roy-Chaudhury, Prabir; Tevar, Amit; Susskind, Brian; Everly, Jason; Mogilishetty, Gautham; Brailey, Paul; Govil, Amit; Rudich, Steve; First, M Roy; Alexander, J Wesley; Munda, Rino; Cardi, Michael; Arend, Lois 2007. Corticosteroid elimination: the Cincinnati experience. Clinical transplants, , 51-60

Everly M, Everly J, Govil A, Woodle ES, et al 12-27-2008. Bortezomib provides effective therapy for antibody- and cell0mediated acute rejection Transplantation, 86 12, 1754

Walsh RC, Govil A, Woodle ES, et al 06-15-2011. Early and late acute antibody-mediated rejection differ immunoligically and in response to proteasome inhibition Transplantation, 91 11, 1218

Everly M, Everly J, Govil A, Woodle ES, et al 03-16-2009. Reducing de novo donor-specific antibody levels during acute rejection diminishes renal allograft loss Am J Transplant, 9 5, 1063

Walsh RC, Govil A, Woodle ES, et al 02-15-2010. Proteasome inhibitor-based primary therapy for antibody-mediated renal allograft rejection Transplantation, 89 3, 277

Everly M, Everly J, Govil A, Woodle ES, et al 01-2009. Proteasome inhibition reduces donor-specific antibody levels Transplant Proc., 41 1, 105

Dedhia, P; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G; Alloway, R R; Woodle, E S; Abu Jawdeh, B G . Eculizumab and Belatacept for De Novo Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Associated With CFHR3-CFHR1 Deletion in a Kidney Transplant Recipient: A Case Report. Transplantation proceedings, 49 1, 188-192

Everly, M J; Everly, J J; Susskind, B; Brailey, P; Arend, L J; Alloway, R R; Roy-Chaudhury, P; Govil, A; Mogilishetty, G; Rike, A H; Cardi, M; Wadih, G; Brown, E; Tevar, A; Woodle, E S . Proteasome inhibition reduces donor-specific antibody levels. Transplantation proceedings, 41 1, 105-7

Govil A, Woodle ES, Roy-Chaudhury PR, et al . Influence of donor specific antibodies on the pattern of C3d disposition in renal allografts , ,

Published Abstracts

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Peddi VR, Govil A, First MR 2002. Long-term follow-up of sirolimus substitution for calcineurin-inhibitors in renal allograft recipients with nephrotoxicity J Am Soc Nephrol, 13 , 184A


Roy-Chaudhury P, Govil A, Cavallo T, et al 2002. C4d deposition in chronic allograft dysfunction J Am Soc Nephrol, 13 , 558A


Govil A, Peddi VR, First MR, et al 2001. Sirolimus substitution for calcineurin-inhibitors in renal allograft recipients with nephrotoxicity J Am Soc Nephrol, 12 , 891A


Pitman S, Govil A, Roy-Chaudhury P, et al 2001. Alternative medicine use in dialysis patients: potential for good and bad! J Am Soc Nephrol, 12 , 343A


Govil A, Peddi VR, First MR, et al 2000. Sirolimus substitution for calcineurin-inhibitors in renal allograft recipients with calcineurin-inhibitor nephrotoxicity AM J Transplant, Suppl 1 , 247