Dr. Chang, M.D.

Nidhika Taneja, M.D.

333 University Av., Ste 120..
Sacramento, CA 95825
Ph: 916-929-8564

Post-Doctoral Training:
  • Nephrology Fellowship
    Yale University
    July 2016- June 2018
  • Internal Medicine Residency 
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center
    July 2013- June 2016


Medical School:

Penn State College of Medicine (August 2009 - May 2013)



Northwestern University (September 2005 - June 2009) 

  • B.A. in Biology with concentration in Physiology

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine, August 2015
  • Nephrology, October 2018
Professional Employment:
  • Capital Nephrology Medical Group
    Woodland, California
    September 2018 - current
Licensure and Certifications:
  • ABIM- certified in 2016
    • Step 1 2011, Step 2 CS/CK 2012, Step 3 2013
Professional Memberships
  • ASN, RPA
  • Wu M, Melichian DS, ChangE, Wamer-Blankenship M, Ghosh AK, Varga J. Rosiglitazone abrogates bleomycin-induced scleroderma and blocks profibrotic responses through peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma. AmDr.an Journal of Pathology. 2009 Feb;174(2):519-33. Epub 2009 Jan 15. (02/2009)
  • Bhattacharyya S, Chen SJ, Wu M, Warner-Blankenship  M, Ning H, Lakos G, Mori Y, ChangE, Nihijima C, Takehara K, Feghali-Bostwick C, Varga J. Smad-independent transforming growth factor-beta regulation of earl y growth response-1 and sustained expression in fibrosis: implications for scleroderma. AmDr.an Journal of Pathology. 2008 Oct;173(4):1085-99. Epub 2008 Sep 4.
  • Dr. Chang, Jeffrey Turner. An Atypical Presentation of Gitelman's Syndrome: Unmasking with Vomiting and Diarrhea. ASN 11/2017.
  • Dr. Chang, Ming Wang, Fareeha Khalil, Naman Trivedi, Nasrollah Ghahramani. Factors Associated with Referral, Evaluation and Listing for Transplant: A Survey of Dialysis Patients. ASN 11/2015.
Research Experience
  • Barriers to Kidney Transplantation
    With Dr. Nasrollah Ghahramani, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
    Penn State University College of Medicine- Hershey,.PA  I 07/2015-10/2015
  • Changing Patterns of HemisphDr. Asymmetry  during  Unilateral Motor Tasks in Parkinson's Disease
    With Dr. Xuemei Huang, Department of Neurology- Movement Disorders
    Penn State University College of Medicine- Hershey, PA  I 06/2010-08/2010
  • The potential role of Egr-1 in the Induction of Extracellular Matrix via Hypoxia
    With Dr. John Varga, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
    Funded  by Weinberg Summer Grant
    Northwestern University- Chicago, IL I 2008
  • Adipocyte -Fibroblast Transitions: Implications of Mesenchymal Cell Plasticity for Fibrosis
    With Dr. John Varga, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
    Funded  by Undergraduate Research  Grant
    Northwestern University- Chicago, IL  I 2007
  • Basic Lab Techniques (RT-PCR, PCR & DNA/RNA purification)
    With Dr. John Varga, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
    Northwestern University- Chicago, IL 12006
  • Effects of an ESOK mutation on trabecular meshwork cells With Dr. Beatrice Yue, Department of Ophthalmology University of Illinois at Chicago- Chicago, IL I 2003-2004

Piano and violin since age 5

Able to converse with basic Mandarin

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Capital Nephrology Medical Group

333 University Av., Suite 120

Sacramento, CA 95825

Tel: 916-929-8564

Fax: 916-929-4529

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