Kevin V. Lemley, MD, PhD

Attending Physician
Director of Research, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical Scholar), Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Glomerular diseases, genetic renal diseases


Medical School

Stanford University School of Medicine


Children's Hospital Los Angeles, West Virginia University Hospitals


West Virginia University Hospitals: Pediatrics


Packard Children’s Hospital



ABP/Sub-board in Pediatric Nephrology

Professional Memberships

American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, International Pediatric Nephrology Association


American Pediatric Society


Kriz W, Lemley KV: A potential role for mechanical forces in the detachment of podocytes and the progression of CKD. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2015; 26:258-269. Review.

Uy N, Graf L, Lemley KV, Kaskel F: Effects of gluten-free, dairy-free diet on childhood nephrotic syndrome and gut microbiota. Pediatric Research, 2015; 77:252-255.
Mammen C, Matsell DG, Lemley KV. The importance of clinical pathways and protocols in pediatric nephrology. Pediatric Nephrology, 2014; 29:1903-1914.
Lemley KV. An unusual case of hypercalcemia in a patient with renal insufficiency: question. Pediatric Nephrology, 2014; 29:1529-1533.
Da Sacco S, Lemley KV, Sedrakyan S, Zanusso I, Petrosyan A, Peti-Peterdi J, Burford J, De Filippo RE, Perin L. A novel source of cultured podocytes. Public Library of Science One, 2013; 8(12):e81812.


Nephrotic syndrome, podocyte biology