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New Nephrologist and Infectious Disease Specialist Joins Cookeville Regional

Virin Ramoutar, MD, a specialist in nephrology and infectious disease, has joined the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ramoutar has joined the office of Cumberland Kidney Specialists with fellow nephrologist Dr. Anju Mendiratta at 221 North Oak Avenue in Cookeville.

Dr. Ramoutar is seeing patients for nephrology as well as infectious disease on a case by case basis. He received a National Scholarship from the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to pursue tertiary education based on his performance in Cambridge Advanced Level Examinations in 2002. He subsequently achieved a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Trinidad and Tobago.

After completing service to his country for 5 years, he pursued specialist medical training in the U.S. He went on to successfully complete a residency in Internal Medicine, a fellowship in Infectious Disease, and a fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Florida, College of Medicine in Jacksonville from July 2012 – June 2019. During each fellowship he also trained for two months at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, in Transplant Infectious Diseases and Transplant Nephrology.

Dr. Ramoutar specializes in chronic kidney disease, home dialysis, proteinuria, and hypertension along with other chronic illnesses.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ramoutar, call Cumberland Kidney Specialists at 931-646-0880.