Division of Nephrology

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Froedtert Hospital


This site gives an overview of the activities of the Division including our services to patients, education 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

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


Online Secure Giving to MCW

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 Web site for your convenience is a secure online donation area for those who wish to support the Nephrology mission. Please visit our Giving Web page for more information.


Medical College of Wisconsin Nephrology Clinical Services

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

Best Doctors 2014

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

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

test tubes


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 three 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


Nephrology News

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin ranked #1 hospital in Milwaukee

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

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

Geriatric Fast Facts

The MCW Geriatrics division received a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to provide education about caring for the geriatric patient. Geriatric Fast Facts are accessible, concise, and clinically actionable 1-2 page reports on Geriatric topics applicable across medical specialties. They are interdisciplinary and span the progression of medical education. View the Geriatric Fast Facts now available on a mobile Web site.

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