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The clinicians and researchers at the UCLA Division of Nephrology strive to provide the best patient care possible.

We offer a full consultative service for the evaluation of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, and kidney stone disease. The faculty is dedicated to research, scholarship and patient care.

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How Do the Kidneys Work?

Kidney Illustration. Click to learn more about kidney disorders

The kidneys and urinary system help to excrete the waste products and also keep chemicals, such as potassium and sodium, and water in balance by removing a type of waste, called urea, from the blood.

List of conditions treated by UCLA Nephrologists »

Our Research

Nephrology Research

The division has made an outstanding commitment to research, patient care, teaching, and service. Our current and long-term objective is to offer a first-rate nephrology training environment for renal fellows.

Our Fellowships

Nephrology Fellowship
The Division of Nephrology offers a full consultative service for the evaluation of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, fluid and electrolyte disorders, hypertension, and kidney stone disease.

Transplant Fellowship
The Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program, offers a Transplant Fellowship, accredited by the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Nephrology.

Meet Our Physicians

Suphamai (Michael) Bunnapradist, MD, MS
Suphamai (Michael) Bunnapradist, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, Research Director, Renal Transplant Research

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