Assistant Professor of Medicine
Nephrology and Hypertension

Instructor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Professional Bio

Chidiebube “Chidi” Egwim, MD, MPH, is an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

He completed medical school and internal medicine training at Duke University. Prior to joining Vanderbilt University Medical Center as faculty in 2021, Dr. Egwim completed a fellowship in VUMC’s Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. Having worked in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and at the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Egwim has an extensive background in both clinical and basic science research.


MPH - Health Policy and Management - Columbia University - 2012
MD - Duke University School of Medicine - 2016
Residency - Internal medicine - Duke University Medical Center - 2019
Fellowship - Nephrology & Hypertension - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2021