Attending Physician

Director of Research, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical Scholar), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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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.
Research Interests: 

Nephrotic syndrome, podocyte biology

4650 Sunset Blvd.
Nephrology, MS #40
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2102Office
Fax: 323-361-1184Fax