Welcome to the Division of Nephrology

Welcome from the Division Chief

Our mission is to improve the health of patients with kidney disease and find a cure.  Our faculty members are world-renowned and our division is consistently among the highest-ranked programs nationally.  We offer comprehensive clinical services, cutting edge research and innovative training programs. I invite you to explore the many unique features of our division including our Precision Medicine Initiative, The Center for Glomerular Diseases, The Transplant Center, The O'Brien Urology Center to see how we are redefining the science and practice of Nephrology for the 21st century.


Ali Gharavi, MD
Jay Meltzer, M.D. Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension
Chief, Division of Nephrology


       Columbia Nephrology News

Columbia Division of Nephrology was voted 3rd best in the country by the US News and World report in 2015!

The Columbia O'Brien Center will study the genetic origins of urinary tract abnormalities. Read more at cumcobriencenter.com

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