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Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

All of our physicians are board certified in both internal medicine and nephrology. Many of our physicians are national and international leaders in the field of kidney disease and high blood pressure. In addition to clinical practice, we also have responsibilities in teaching and research.

Fellowship Program

Nephrology Patient Care

Drexel Nephrology is a prestigious practice in Philadelphia. Our major practice sites include Hahnemann University Hospital and Manayunk (Jamestown Road). We provide high-quality care for patients with high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease, and kidney stones. In addition, we also care for patients with end stage renal disease needing dialysis or kidney transplantation.

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News and Announcements

Drexel Medicine Health Fair

Drexel Nephrology participated in the Drexel Medicine Health Fair at Liberty Place on September 28, 2016.

Drexel Medicine Health Fair at Liberty Place on September 28, 2016 - First year nephrology fellow Dr. Luke Kiljanek (standing); second year nephrology fellow Dr. Chris Kern, general nephrologist Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed, second year nephrology fellow Dr. Navneet Kaur and transplant nephrologist Dr. Lissa Levin-Mizrahi (seated left to right).
First year nephrology fellow Dr. Luke Kiljanek (standing); second year nephrology fellow Dr. Chris Kern, general nephrologist Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed, second year nephrology fellow Dr. Navneet Kaur and transplant nephrologist Dr. Lissa Levin-Mizrahi (seated left to right).

Drexel Medicine Health Fair at Liberty Place on September 28, 2016 - Drexel Nephrology

Drexel Medicine Health Fair at Liberty Place on September 28, 2016 - Drexel Nephrology

Top Docs 2016

Congratulations to Ellie Kelepouris, MD, and Karthik Ranganna, MD, MBA, who were named "Top Doctors" in Philadelphia magazine's annual list of the region's best physicians. For a list of all College of Medicine faculty physicians named in 2016: "Faculty Physicians Named 'Top Docs' by Philadelphia Magazine" 

 
In the Media
 

"Medical mystery: The U.S. president who died in a San Francisco hotel"
Related Faculty: Allan B. Schwartz, MD
Philadelphia Inquirer (December 11, 2016)

"The Stethoscope: Timeless Tool Or Outdated Relic?"
Related Faculty: Steven Peitzman, MD
NPR (February 29, 2016)

 
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Ellie Kelepouris, MD, Professor of Medicine; Chief of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Ellie Kelepouris, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension