4845-Karp, Sharon

Sharon L. Karp, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

University Hospital, Suite 6100
550 University Blvd
UH 6100
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5250


Dr. Karp is a board certified nephrologist and an associate professor of clinical medicine with the Indiana University School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease (CKD), fluids and electrolytes, diabetic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease (ESRD), glomerulonephritis, home dialysis, hypertension and lupus.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • DCI Dialysis Medical Director
  • Education
    2007 MPH Indiana University
    1986 MD Washington University
    1982 SCB Brown University
  • Research

    My primary research interest is in preventing chronic kidney disease progression, treatment of diabetic nephropathy, and improvement in the care of patients with end-stage renal disease. I am involved in multi-center clinic trials in chronic kidney disease, diabetic nephropathy and dialysis.

  • Publications
    Prevalence of calcidiol deficiency in CKD: a cross-sectional study across latitudes in the United States.
    LaClair RE; Hellman RN; Karp SL; Kraus M; Ofner S; Li Q; Graves KL; Moe SM; American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2005 Jun
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology
    American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Interests

    My principle interest is in the clinical care of patients with Chronic kidney disease, Renal disease in the setting of pregnancy, glomerulonephritis, hypertension, critical care nephrology, and electrolyte disorders.

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