Division of Nephrology

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Welcome

This site gives an overview of the activities of the Division including our services to patients, educating of Residents and students of all ages, and laboratory and clinical research projects.  You can see the expertise in various aspects of kidney disease including the curriculum vitaes of faculty members as well as abstracts of some of their recent publications.  This site also provides details about our specialty clinics.  In addition, you can link to other sites which focus on Nephrology and to the Medical College of Wisconsin and other medical centers.

 

Kevin Regner, MD
Associate Professor &
Interim Chief, Division of Nephrology

 

 

Introducing our newest faculty member

Dr. Dawn Felicity Wolfgram

Dr. Wolfgram completed her dual B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin. She also completed her MD at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.  Her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine was done at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She returned to Wisconsin for Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.

Clinical Interests: Electrolyte disorders, Stone disease, Geriatric nephrology, Chronic Kidney Disease

Research Interests: Geriatric Nephrology, Home Dialysis.

Clinical Services

In the Division of Nephrology at the Medical College of Wisconsin we offer a wide variety of clinical services.  Through communication with each other and you we provide exceptional patient care for the following conditions:

Our Center has the following specialty clinics:

- Renal Transplant Clinic
- Kidney Donor Clinic
- Pre-ESRD Clinic
- Anemia/CKD Clinic
- Glomerulonephritis Clinic

 

The Division of Nephrology is proud of our physicians who were recognized and listed in Best Doctors® in America 2013-2014 database.

"Best Doctors® and the star-in-cross logo are registered trademarks of Best Doctors, Inc. in the United States and other countries"

Research

The principal goal of the Division of Nephrology is to excel in research, education and patient care related to diverse kidney disease. The current brochure illustrates the list of faculty members and their clinical, research and educational activities including publications and sponsored research performed during the past 3 years.

  1. Kidney Stone Research
  2. Experimental and Clinical Radiation Nephropathy
  3. Research in Renal Cell Biology and Signaling
  4. Research in Kidney and Hypertension
  5. Clinical Research on Diabetic Nephropathy and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and ESRD
  6. Clinical Studies on Renal Transplantation – Newer Immunosuppressive Therapy and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases
  7. Research in Acute Kidney Injury

 

The Medical College of Wisconsin - Nephrology News

The Benefits of Nocturnal Dialysis

 

Radiation Nephropathy

Cohen EP. Radiation Nephropathy. Medscape Reference. Updated May 29, 2013.

Available at:

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/243766-overview

Nephrotic Syndrome

Cohen EP, Sinnakirouchenan R. Nephrotic Syndrome. Medscape Reference. Updated June 10, 2013.

Available at:

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/244631-overview.

 

We are always looking for new sites and information to educate and inform our readers, whether they're part of the medical community, a present or future patient seeking answers or a curious web surfer. One of the new features on our website for your convenience is a secure on-line donation area for those who wish to support the Nephrology mission. Please visit our giving webpage for more information.

 

           

 

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