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Madhura Pradhan, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics



Business Address:

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Nephrology
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia , PA 19104

Phone: 215-590-2449
Fax: 215-590-3705



Medical: University of Bombay, Mumbai City, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residency: Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT

Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification: Pediatric Nephrology

Research Interests:

Desensitization strategies for highly sensitized renal transplant recipients

Clinical and Other Interests:

Chronic kidney disease, care of children on dialysis and chronic kidney disease in solid organ transplant recipients

Selected References:

Pradhan, M., Leonard, M., Bridges, N., Jabs, K. Decline in renal function following thoracic organ transplantation in children. American Journal of Transplantation 2: 652-657, 2002

Pradhan M, Leonard MB. Calcium free hemodialysis for hypercalcemia of malignancy in a newborn. Pediatric Nephrology 18(5): 474-6, 2003  

Pradhan M, Petro J, Palmer J, Meyers K, Baluarte HJ. Early use of plasmapheresis for recurrent post-transplant FSGS. Pediatric Nephrology 18(9): 934-938, 2003

Pessler F, Emery, H., Dai L, Wu Y M, Monash B, Cron R Q, Pradhan, M. The Spectrum of Renal Tubular Acidosis in Pediatric Sjögren Syndrome. Rheumatology 45(1):85-91, 2006  

Pradhan M. Raffaelli R, Lind C, Meyers K, Kaplan B, Baluarte HJ, Monos D. Successful Deceased Donor Renal Transplant in a Sensitized Pediatric Recipient Using Plasmapheresis- Pediatric Transpl 12(6):711-716, 2008

Sethna CB, Breen C, Pradhan M, Green C, Kaplan BS, Meyers KE. USB drives for communication of medical information in a pediatric dialysis unit J Pediatrics 155(3):444-5, 2009

Denburg MR, Pradhan M, Shults J, Jones A, Palmer J, Baluarte HJ, Leonard, MB. Longitudinal relations among obesity, hypertension and glucocorticoid therapy following renal transplantation in children and adolescents. Submitted for publication 11/2009


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