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The Division of Nephrology has eight full-time members.

Faculty has diverse clinical interests, including chronic kidney disease, home dialysis, hypertension, peritoneal dialysis and transplant nephrology. There is also a large research interest in biomarkers in acute kidney injury, hypertension in African Americans, renal cell cancer, and regulation of ion transport.

The division maintains an active role in education, clinical services and research. Educational programs include a weekly conference that features in-depth reviews of basic science and clinical nephrology. There are also weekly clinical conferences and Transplant Journal Club, in addition to bi-weekly Journal Club and Biopsy Conference.

Residents on an elective rotation evaluate consultations under the direction of the faculty. Consultations encompass the full spectrum of renal disease. Through emphasis of pathophysiology, diagnosis and management, the resident acquires a working knowledge of the clinical approach to common renal disorders.

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Gregory Kane, MD
Professor & Chair
Vice Chair, Education
Department of Medicine


Gretchen Diemer, MD
Residency Program Director

Department of Medicine
834 Walnut Street, #650
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-5181

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