Faculty Profile

Rajesh Jain
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Jain’s research is in metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis. In particular, Dr. Jain focuses on racial and ethnic differences in metabolic bone disease, such as examining differences in the utility of osteoporosis screening tools and fracture risk factors in Black and Hispanic patients. He also has expertise in utilizing electronic health records for research.

Clinical Interests

Osteoporosis, calcium disorders, fractures, metabolic bone disease, Vitamin D deficiency


  • Jain RK, Lee E, Mathai C, Dako F, Gogineni P, Weiner MG, Vokes T. Using opportunistic screening with abdominal CT to identify osteoporosis and osteopenia in patients with diabetes. Osteo Int 2020; 31: 2189-96. Pubmed PMID: 32623489
  • Jain RK, Weiner MG, Zhao H, Vokes T. Comorbid conditions and GFR predict nonvertebral fractures in patients with diabetes in an ethnic-specific manner. J Clin Endo Metab 2020; 105(6): 2168-2175. PubMed PMID: 32193529.
  • Jain RK, Weiner MG, Zhao H, Williams KJ, Vokes T. Diabetes-related fracture risk is different in African Americans compared with Hispanics and Caucasians. J Clin Endo Metab 2019; 104(11): 5729-36. PubMed PMID: 31369094.
  • Jain RK, Vokes T. Physical activity as measured by accelerometer in NHANES 2005-2006 is associated with better bone density and trabecular bone score in older adults. Archives of Osteo 2019;14(29): 1-7. PubMed PMID: 30826896
  • Jain RK, Kumar D, Hans D, Vokes TJ. Ethnic differences in trabecular bone score. J Clin Dens 2017; 20(2): 172-79. PubMed PMID: 27160503.
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  • BS, 2008, University of Virginia, College of Arts and Sciences, Chemistry
  • MD, 2012, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Medicine
  • Residency, 2015, University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2017, University of Chicago, Endocrinology