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DHINGRA, Dr. Raj It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of our dearest Dr. Raj Dhingra. He is survived by his loving parents, (Gobind Ram Dhingra, age 94 and Sarojani Devi Narula, age 88), his beloved wife, Freesia, his two beautiful children, Rhea and Rohan, his six siblings, and many adoring family members. He has been a practicing nephrologist at Renal Physicians Inc. since 2000, and has helped thousands of patients in the Dayton area and beyond. Dr. Dhingra lived a life of grace, humility, and compassion. He will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives he touched. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a virtual prayer ceremony and memorial service on Monday, May 4 EDT followed by a private cremation service. Please refer to the Routsong Funeral Home website for updated information. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations are made to the following charitable organizations that were close to Dr. Dhingra's heart: - The Hindu Temple of Greater Dayton: https://daytontemple.com/donate/ - The Dayton Foodbank: https://thefoodbankdayton.org/donate/ - Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University: https://makeagift.stanford.edu/ Under "Special Instructions/Other Designation" please write: "Mahajan Labs"

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Published in Dayton Daily News on May 5, 2020.
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August 10, 2020
Let us express our deepest condolences as Dr. Raj Dhingra continues to be on our mind ever since the years of his nephrology fellowship at the University of Michigan. I always remember him from so many years ago as an outstanding physician, so eager to learn and excited to contribute to clinically relevant research with us. I am sure that his patients and colleagues will miss him as a most caring, wonderful and experienced physician.
We also miss him very much. His life was cut very short but it was a very full and exemplary life.
Friedrich (Fritz) and Evelyn Port
Ann Arbor, MI
Friedrich Port
July 13, 2020
Thank you all for your kind words and prayers for Raj and our family at this difficult time. We are very grateful to Dayton Community for their tremendous support and thoughtfulness.
Veena Talwar
June 25, 2020
Doctor Dhingra save and changed my life. You will be deeply missed . I will never forget you
Daenique Parson
June 8, 2020
A profound loss. Dr. Dhingra worked with a few of my other doctors to reach a firm diagnosis and coordinate testing and treatment for my kidney issue. He was a kind listener and was excellent at responding to concerns between visits as well. Dr. Dhingra was a deeply knowledgeable human who explained difficult outcomes and answered questions in a way that showed his empathy towards others. My first appointment with him was just under a year ago, but he left such a lasting impact. He will forever be remembered for his strong support as part of my care team during a difficult time. My condolences to his family, friends, patients, staff and peers.
Kristi Weber
June 4, 2020
Dr Dhingra was a kind compassionate and knowledgeable doctor.He was my doctor for about 20 yrs of all the specialities Ive had he was the best very easy to talk to. I will greatly miss him. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family Gary Schomburg patient for 20 yrs
Gary Schomburg
May 26, 2020
I was a patient of Dr. Dhingra for almost 20 years. He was the best doctor of all the doctors I ever had. He was so compassionate and had a personality not typically found in health care professionals. He was fun and easy to talk to and he was serious and knowledgeable when he needed to be. I will miss him very much.
Michael V Dunbar
May 18, 2020
Freesia--We are so sorry to hear this news. Raj was such a kind and wonderful man and my boys respected him greatly. Stay strong and much love and prayers to you, Rhea, and Rohan. Love, Dave & Tracy Miller and Zach, Sam, Luke, & Max
Tracy Miller
May 18, 2020
Freesia--We are so sorry to hear this news. Raj was such a kind and wonderful man and my boys respected him greatly. Stay strong and much love and prayers to you, Rhea, and Rohan. Dave & Tracy Miller, Zach, Sam, Luke, and Max
May 15, 2020
I am just at a loss of someone so talented in his field of nephrology. He will be missed by all of his office staff and also the many DaVita patients he cared for over the years. May peace be with Raj and his entire family and staff.
Kathy Steele Keller
kathy steelekeller
May 12, 2020
Hi freesia,
Please stay strong...
Take care of yourself and kids...
God bless you all
Lots of love and hugs
Subah gupta batra
May 12, 2020
What an amazing soul. He took care of my husband for 19 years. During my husbands most recent hospital stay, he was the only Dr who consistently came to visit him each morning. It meant so much to him to know that someone cared about him.
May 9, 2020
We trusted Dr Dinghra with my life as he followed my kidney disease for the last 15 years. His care was so attentive, thorough, and with much forethought. The words grace and humility indeed describe this man. My heart ached at the news of his death but it also swelled at the thought of being cared for by such a great doctor. We will pray for much grace for his family and friends who are also mourning the loss of Dr Dinghra.
Larry Matthews
May 7, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss! Raj was such a kind man, we enjoyed hanging out with him at soccer games! We know he will be greatly missed by many! Prayers for you and your family...
Paul, Brenda, Katie and David Dickman
May 6, 2020
My condolences to Dr. Dhingra's family. The Centerville High School community is here for whatever you need in this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
John Carroll
May 6, 2020
My heart achs with sadness on the loss of such a remarkable man and outstanding physician.
I was a patient of Dr. Dhingra as were several of my family members. I will forever remember how caring he was and his smile. May he rest in peace.
May 5, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Inderjit Dhawan
May 5, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dr. Dhingras family. He was a wonderful and kind person who not only felt like a doctor but treated us as a friend. He has been my nephrologist for at least 19 years. Both my wife and myself always knew we could trust and believe in what he said. He will be truly missed.
Robert and Deborah Dietz
May 5, 2020
I had just finished talking with him on Wednesday over my blood tests. He was always so kind and gentle in his manner. That conversation was later Wednesday afternoon. He had to pass away soon after that. Such a loss !
Denis Wintersteen
May 5, 2020
My deepest condolences. May he rest in peace! He will be greatly missed.
Sam Zakkour
May 5, 2020
Rohan and Rhea,
I only met your father at open house and he was so proud of the both of you. He just glowed with pride telling me about you and what you did outside of school. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Un abrazo fuerte,
Sra Winkler
Heather Winkler
May 5, 2020
Such a wonderful physician and person. He will be greatly missed.
Mark Williams MD
May 5, 2020
Dr. Dhingra was my kidney specialist for quite a few years. He was constantly kind and compassionate as well as being a wonderful physician. I will miss him greatly. Prayers to his family and may he rest in peach.
Donna Walusis
May 5, 2020
I was his patient at Miami Valley. He was most kind & caring.He saved my life and I will be forever grateful for knowing how truly dedicated
he was to his work. My prayers to his family.
M Peggy Gribben
May 5, 2020
I am so terribly sorry for your loss. There are no words at this time, but know that he was one of the kindest doctors I have ever worked with, and he truly cared about his patients. We will miss him.
Stephanie Laus
May 5, 2020
I worked with Dr Dhingra at Miami Valley soon after he started with Renal Physicians. He was a lovely man, so kind and caring. He was a great doctor and I truly enjoyed working with him and watching him work with patients. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Many blessings to his family.
Sara Espich
May 5, 2020
I'm very sadden to hear the passing of your amazing husband, father, and coworker. My prayers are with your family during these times.
May 5, 2020
My deep condolences to the family. Dr. Dhingra saved my life. I am truly saddened.
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