Pediatric Nephrology Research

Pediatric Nephrology Research

Physicians and scientists in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at the University of Miami School of Medicine are involved in a broad range of clinical and basic science research activities and have become internationally recognized for their contributions to the specialty, particularly in the areas of HIV nephropathy, end-stage renal disease, kidney transplantation in children, growth failure in kidney disease and steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome.

Pediatric Nephrology Faculty:

Carolyn L. Abitbol, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director Pediatric Dialysis
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics

Jayanthi J. Chandar, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology

Marissa J. DeFreitas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics

Michael Freundlich, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics

Chryso Katsoufis, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics

Wacharee Seeherunvong, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics

Gaston E. Zilleruelo, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Nephrology
Fellowship Program Director
Specialty:Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatrics