Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Nephrology, Nephrology and Kidney Transplant
Dr. Wisit Cheungpasitporn is American board certified in Nephrology and Internal Medicine. He completed his Nephrology fellowship training at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Cheungpasitporn also completed his additional training at Mayo and has become expertise on Kidney Transplantation.Wisit attended Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and graduated from medical school with Higest Honors. After graduation, Wisit volunteered in areas which have a shortage of doctors and worked as a physician at Phang Nga Hospital in the southern part of Thailand which was hard hit by the 2004 tsunami. Wisit came to the United States in 2009 to complete his Internal Medicine residency program at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, New York. Thereafter, he completed his Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation trainings at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. He also enrolled and completed his postdoctoral diploma in the clinical and translational science (CCaTS) program in 2015.Dr. Cheungpasitporn received The 2016 Donald C. Balfour Research Award, given in recognition of outstanding research as a junior scientist whose primary training is in a clinical field at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota as well as The 2016 William H. J. Summerskill Award,given in recognition of outstanding achievement in research for a clinical fellow at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.Dr. Cheungpasitporn has joined Division of Nephrology at UMMC since August 2017.