Co-Director Pediatric Kidney Stone Center
Attending Nephrologist
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Khouzam is the medical director for the newly developed Kidney Stone Center and the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology Fellowship.

Clinical Interests

Chronic kidney disease mineral-bone-disorder, general nephrology, and education.

Education

Medical School: 

St. George's University

Internship: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatrics

Residency: 

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Pediatrics

Fellowship: 

Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, Pediatric Nephrology

Accomplishments

Certification: 

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships: 

American Society of Nephrology
National Kidney Foundation of Southern California

Publications: 

Khouzam, N M, Wesseling Perry, K, & Salusky, I B. (2014). The role of bone in CKD-mediated mineral and vascular disease. Pediatric Nephrology 2015 Sep;30(9):1379-88

Pereira RC, Delany AM, Khouzam NM, Bowen RE, Freymiller EG, Salusky IB, Wesseling-Perry K. Primary osteoblast-like cells from patients with end-stage kidney disease reflect gene expression, proliferation, and mineralization characteristics ex vivo. Kidney international 2015 Mar;87(3):593-601

Research Interests: 
  • Chronic kidney disease mineral-bone-disorder
  • General nephrology
  • Education

Research Topics

  • CKD: The Role of Osteoblast Dysfunction in GH Resistance

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